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Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 08-09-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,097
Posted By TLightning
We use two Lasko towers from Wal Mart. Two heat...

We use two Lasko towers from Wal Mart. Two heat settings, auto on/off, swivel, light weight and you can move them from room to room.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-08-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,827
Posted By TLightning
JMHO, but I'd never go with electric dump valves....

JMHO, but I'd never go with electric dump valves. Something else to break, then you have a real mess, and, how hard is it to walk around an manually open the valves...not worth the trouble.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-05-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,150
Posted By TLightning
...and air bags won't help carry the load.

...and air bags won't help carry the load.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-30-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 961
Posted By TLightning
I had the same problem a while back. At first I...

I had the same problem a while back. At first I thought it was an axle problem, but it was the cheap Chinese tire.
Forum: Maintenance 07-14-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,084
Posted By TLightning
I put Rejex on the front, the bugs come off easy....

I put Rejex on the front, the bugs come off easy.

www.rejex.com
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 07-14-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,144
Posted By TLightning
I would not tow a 5th wheel with a short...

I would not tow a 5th wheel with a short bed...unless there were some kind of extenuating circumstances. LB tows better, rides better and I can always use the bed space. Also, I replaced the OEM...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-09-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By TLightning
This is a fix and repair forum. Normally we...

This is a fix and repair forum. Normally we don't come on here and say "we just took a 3,000 mile trip and everything was fine." We do come on here looking for help and advice if something breaks....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-09-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,306
Posted By TLightning
Get a 19 for the same price as an 18.

Get a 19 for the same price as an 18.
Forum: Maintenance 07-03-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By TLightning
The problem with leaving it on is that if you are...

The problem with leaving it on is that if you are gone for a few days and the AC power fails, the inverter will draw power from the batteries....thus the batteries could be dead when you get back.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 07-03-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,719
Posted By TLightning
62 to 65, that gets the Allison comfortably in...

62 to 65, that gets the Allison comfortably in 6th gear, and the Dmax not too thirsty.
Forum: Insurance 06-27-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 721
Posted By TLightning
Be very sure you read all the fine print before...

Be very sure you read all the fine print before signing on the dotted line!
Forum: The Campsite 06-22-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,254
Posted By TLightning
Not to hijack the thread, but where has Ozz been,...

Not to hijack the thread, but where has Ozz been, anybody heard from him?
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-22-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 609
Posted By TLightning
Don't forget there are thousands of Keystone...

Don't forget there are thousands of Keystone products on the road and the only thing you will hear on the forums are things that don't work or are broken. There are many folks that make trip after...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-21-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,517
Posted By TLightning
I understand, no apology necessary...you are...

I understand, no apology necessary...you are correct, they've changed a lot!
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-20-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,517
Posted By TLightning
I am using the weights for MY truck....07 DRW...

I am using the weights for MY truck....07 DRW GVWR is 11,400, SRW GVWR is 9,800.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-19-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,517
Posted By TLightning
I'm not over weight because I do not have that...

I'm not over weight because I do not have that Montana. The duallies you see towing could be 4500/5500 models.

As for my truck, do the numbers:

GCWR, 23,500 - wt of tow veh (use GVWR) 11,400 =...
Forum: The Campsite 06-18-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By TLightning
I would not say, "sad but true." The guys who...

I would not say, "sad but true." The guys who are still on active duty or retired have earned that benefit.
Forum: Maintenance 06-18-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By TLightning
If you get a really good tech, he/she might be...

If you get a really good tech, he/she might be able to tell you how to fix it.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-07-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,882
Posted By TLightning
Every year these things get heavier and heavier. ...

Every year these things get heavier and heavier. Here's the bottom line...250/2500 over the pin weight, no question; 350/3500 SRW weigh it, some OK, some over weight; 350/3500 DRW usually okay, but...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-07-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,045
Posted By TLightning
I think that's a lot of it, just plain luck. So...

I think that's a lot of it, just plain luck. So Montana's are great, others are nothing but trouble....luck.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-07-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,170
Posted By TLightning
Building an RV is like building a house. When...

Building an RV is like building a house. When the manufacturer/builder says, "it will be ready in September" you ask, "what year?":rolleyes:
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 05-28-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,679
Posted By TLightning
They'll all do the job with about the same MPG. ...

They'll all do the job with about the same MPG. The higher rear end ratio is not really necessary. I would avoid that and it will help your mileage.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-18-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,342
Posted By TLightning
We've had three Splendides, all worked...

We've had three Splendides, all worked flawlessly. The separate washer and dryer worked better than the single unit.
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 04-28-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By TLightning
"Other Hobbies," airplanes and power/sail...

"Other Hobbies," airplanes and power/sail boats.
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 04-23-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,238
Posted By TLightning
Good advice. Many back surgeries are...

Good advice. Many back surgeries are unsuccessful because the patient tries to do too much too soon.
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