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Forum: Maintenance Today, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By rohrmann
I've been pretty happy with the Dura faucets in...

I've been pretty happy with the Dura faucets in our rig. No plastic, all metal and very well made. I replaced the ball parts in one of our vanity faucets, which I think was leaking due to some grit...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire Today, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 52
Posted By rohrmann
Montana Space RV?

Saw this article online today. Maybe Montana should get involved with this, could be a real marketing coup:D
https://www.yahoo.com/tech/lockheed-martin-unveils-spacecraft-apos-181400308.html
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help Yesterday, 11:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 185
Posted By rohrmann
I would not be concerned about fan noise coming...

I would not be concerned about fan noise coming from your converter. If the batteries are low, the converter is working hard to bring them back up to full charge and there will be a lot of heat...
Forum: Repairs & Service 08-19-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By rohrmann
Iíve noticed with our 310 that the water level...

Iíve noticed with our 310 that the water level after a flush depends a lot on the water pressure coming into the rig. If we have closer to 20 psi, we may be lucky to have an inch of water in the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-18-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By rohrmann
I would think it depends on the brand and what is...

I would think it depends on the brand and what is described in the owners manual for the specific model. I know there is a maintenance requirement for most to prevent scale buildup. If you know which...
Forum: Repairs & Service 08-18-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By rohrmann
This is the thread with photos and description of...

This is the thread with photos and description of the repair and addition of braces to support the gray and black tanks that I did:

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Forum: Repairs & Service 08-17-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By rohrmann
I think a bigger question is, why, after...

I think a bigger question is, why, after replacing tanks twice, didnít someone add supports under those tanks to prevent future failures. I had a cracked gray tank a while back, and after repairing...
Forum: Maintenance 08-17-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By rohrmann
Make sure your city/fresh tank fill valve is in...

Make sure your city/fresh tank fill valve is in the proper position, City. That valve when in the fresh tank fill position will cause the pump to run continuously.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-17-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By rohrmann
Iíd be wanting the factory controller checked....

Iíd be wanting the factory controller checked. Youíve covered most everything else, and the only thing that hasnít been looked at is the controller. Might even be better to just install a good...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-17-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By rohrmann
Both my last couple of F450ís at work and now my...

Both my last couple of F450ís at work and now my Duramax do that when pulling grades, and my DW also was concerned. Sheís finally used to it. Itís when the fan clutch doesnít kick in you should be...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 08-12-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 658
Posted By rohrmann
When I changed out my breaker, I drilled out the...

When I changed out my breaker, I drilled out the ring connectors. On our rig, like I said, there are only the #4 cables to that breaker. The second breaker has a number of small wires, and that...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-08-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,791
Posted By rohrmann
I've been getting mine replaced every 30K, along...

I've been getting mine replaced every 30K, along with the air filter. I was getting the spin on Allison filter replaced at 30K also, but I change that out now with real Allison filters at 1/4 the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-08-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By rohrmann
Might just remove the small one and take it to a...

Might just remove the small one and take it to a welding shop and have them make a brand new one all beefed up with a strong cross bar and the two inch receiver. Then you can just bolt the new one...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 08-08-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By rohrmann
The last pump I installed is a Shurflo revolution...

The last pump I installed is a Shurflo revolution 4008 pump, and it is a bypass design which keeps it from cycling. Works great and no need for an extra tank.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-08-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 841
Posted By rohrmann
I usually just flip over the regulator to the...

I usually just flip over the regulator to the street side tank and connect the hose to the curb side tank. I also carry a one gallon cylinder that can be refilled.
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-08-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By rohrmann
We use an AT&T hotspot. Rarely are we without an...

We use an AT&T hotspot. Rarely are we without an internet connection and it is usually fast enough to stream movies.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 08-07-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 843
Posted By rohrmann
That anti siphon valve is also an airgap valve. ...

That anti siphon valve is also an airgap valve. When I flush our tank, it works great, as it has for almost 6 years, flushing weekly. When I'm done, I remove the hose and a small amount of water...
Forum: Maintenance 08-07-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 925
Posted By rohrmann
Another option, which takes a bit more effort, is...

Another option, which takes a bit more effort, is to remove the bolts and turn them around so the grease fitting face to the inside, and that then requires you to crawl under the rig to grease the...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 08-06-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 658
Posted By rohrmann
On our rig, the breaker that feeds the hydraulic...

On our rig, the breaker that feeds the hydraulic pump is the same one that feeds the 12 volts to the panel, so if yours is the same, when the breaker is open, not only will you not have power to the...
Forum: It's a Dirty Job but Someone has to do it! 08-06-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 834
Posted By rohrmann
I completely removed the coroplast material from...

I completely removed the coroplast material from the front belly area a few years ago to repair a crack in the gray tank. While in there, I secured all the electric, hydraulic, and the black tank...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-06-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 841
Posted By rohrmann
Just as a reminder, the gas line being discussed...

Just as a reminder, the gas line being discussed is after the regulator, so a low pressure BBQ grill is needed. What I do with our rig when using our Weber Q grill, is I just use a 12 foot hose,...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 08-05-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 658
Posted By rohrmann
Every time you operate the jacks, you are...

Every time you operate the jacks, you are operating them with 12 volts, because they are directly connected to the batteries. The breaker that is wired between the batteries and the hydraulic pump...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-31-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By rohrmann
If you are happy with the pump, you can cut in a...

If you are happy with the pump, you can cut in a check valve into the line on the tank side of the pump. I had the same problem a few years ago, and that was the fix I made. A couple years later I...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-31-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 794
Posted By rohrmann
How are you getting both batteries charged? We...

How are you getting both batteries charged? We have two group 27 batteries connected in parallel, connected to the system as a pair, and have never had a issue.
Forum: Additions & Improvements 07-31-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,668
Posted By rohrmann
I installed the 310 a number of years ago and...

I installed the 310 a number of years ago and have had no problems with it. Functionally, it is the same as the 320, so it's just a personal preference which one you go with (no pun intended:D).
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