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Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help Yesterday, 08:28 PM
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Posted By mtlakejim
I have had more than one trailer loose bearings...

I have had more than one trailer loose bearings and ruin the spindle and hub in the process. Hearing your story just adds to my commitment to have a spare spindle/bearings and hub on board when we...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-20-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 324
Posted By mtlakejim
It would add a little plumbing but I wish I had...

It would add a little plumbing but I wish I had put in a T with a valve and hose fitting so I could more easily use a cleaning wand on the black tank. About once a month or so I pull a hose thru the...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 07-20-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 443
Posted By mtlakejim
vinyl channel. Now why didn't think of that....

vinyl channel. Now why didn't think of that. Brilliant idea! Let me know if you see any at a big box store and where it was located.
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box 07-20-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 147
Posted By mtlakejim
Why not leave them on when traveling?

Why not leave them on when traveling?
Forum: What I'd like to say if... 07-20-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 967
Posted By mtlakejim
I can't make a rally for a few years yet BUT you...

I can't make a rally for a few years yet BUT you folks have my proxy to address this issue with Keystone/Thor! This has to be up there with the Thetford toilet on the "what I don't like about my...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-20-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 324
Posted By mtlakejim
Ditto for us. Dropped right in but I did add a...

Ditto for us. Dropped right in but I did add a shut off valve. Sharkbite fittings made it real quick and easy.

Thanks to DQ above and everyone else on here for the recommendation on what to use.
Forum: What I'd like to say if... 07-18-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 967
Posted By mtlakejim
Man ain't that the truth!!

Man ain't that the truth!!
Forum: What I'd like to say if... 07-18-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 967
Posted By mtlakejim
This issue has to be on the top ten most hated...

This issue has to be on the top ten most hated things about Thor RVs. You would think at some point they might get the message!!!


Like the OP I have replaced most of my nails with self tapping...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 07-16-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,357
Posted By mtlakejim
That's new didn't know wally world had the Sailun...

That's new didn't know wally world had the Sailun brand
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-15-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 967
Posted By mtlakejim
LOL well back at ya it was Bones that told Capt...

LOL well back at ya it was Bones that told Capt Kirk that.....

I'll give you the butane/propane argument and should have known better considering I am a chemist in the oilfield!! That was a major...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-15-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 385
Posted By mtlakejim
I'll second that motion!!

I'll second that motion!!
Forum: Additions & Improvements 07-15-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 443
Posted By mtlakejim
box cutter. The soft plastic fins cut real easy.

box cutter. The soft plastic fins cut real easy.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-15-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 967
Posted By mtlakejim
Ok folks it was just a thought. I certainly...

Ok folks it was just a thought. I certainly wasn't suggesting that EVERY camper ought to be total electric by any means. Different strokes for different folks as they say. And I am all for variety...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-14-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 385
Posted By mtlakejim
A widebody version (with wider garage) of the...

A widebody version (with wider garage) of the HC381TH in highest Montana trim model. Three AC units standard (with ability to run all three at once).


Disc brakes, Independent suspension and top...
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 07-14-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 304
Posted By mtlakejim
WPS! We sure do miss Arkansas Ozarks!!...

WPS!

We sure do miss Arkansas Ozarks!! Good news is just 5 years till retirement and move back to our country estate there! Counting the minutes....

Currently have opposite issue of OP out...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-11-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 967
Posted By mtlakejim
Totally AC only electric 5th wheels

This thought crossed my mind while responding on another thread. Do you think we will ever see a totally electric (as in no 12volt or butane) 5th wheel? Or at the very least no 12volt (except for...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-11-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,790
Posted By mtlakejim
I think the answer to your question depends more...

I think the answer to your question depends more on how you use your RV than what kind of refrigerator is actually better.


If you don't boondock I would suggest that a residential fridge is by...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-10-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 944
Posted By mtlakejim
Yep that is it but I don't think it took 3" and...

Yep that is it but I don't think it took 3" and it can actually touch the wall as it doesn't get hot enough to start a fire. It was just an option for you to look at that for us at least worked...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-10-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 944
Posted By mtlakejim
They make a metal dryer vent fitting specifically...

They make a metal dryer vent fitting specifically designed to address this issue. We have one installed and it works great!


The fitting has a short round section that fits onto the dryer and...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 07-07-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,799
Posted By mtlakejim
This is one reason that the tire pressure...

This is one reason that the tire pressure monitors are so essential. You can monitor the pressures and temp trends on your tires both hot and cold so you know what the tire pressure should run under...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-05-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 966
Posted By mtlakejim
One thing for certain, IF your batteries are weak...

One thing for certain, IF your batteries are weak and or the converter has crashed you will have issues with thermostats (ask me how I know). The control/thermostat signal is 12 volt pulled from the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-05-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,581
Posted By mtlakejim
From the snowflake screen, hit mode and it will...

From the snowflake screen, hit mode and it will go thru heat pump then furnace then off and then to a FAN speed screen where you can change the settings with the arrow keys to low/high/auto. You want...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-04-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,001
Posted By mtlakejim
Carl is correct on this. One of your pins on the...

Carl is correct on this. One of your pins on the 7 pin connector is an accessories hot wire. That is the wire that charges batteries and in turn those power the inverter. The truck key must be on for...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-03-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 935
Posted By mtlakejim
As always we can count on DQDick to step up and...

As always we can count on DQDick to step up and tells us how to do it right!




Point is though that you can run three AC units with no problem on a site that has 50amp service and two at a...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-03-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By mtlakejim
The load sharing feature is something I wasn't...

The load sharing feature is something I wasn't aware of. Thanks for the information.
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