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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 11:13 PM
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Posted By rohrmann
If you had bronze bushings, I think you should...

If you had bronze bushings, I think you should have already had wet bolts with the zerk fittings. When you replace the parts, you should be greasing all the fittings at least every 3,000 miles. ...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 05-19-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,736
Posted By rohrmann
This is the sticker on our rig near the shore...

This is the sticker on our rig near the shore cable receptacle at the rear of the rig. Regardless of whether there is a 240v service entering the rig or a 208v service, the result is the same, two...
Forum: Maintenance 05-19-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 68
Posted By rohrmann
Give Progressive Dynamics a call, tell them what...

Give Progressive Dynamics a call, tell them what you have and they will know which one of their converters will work to replace your failed one. 269-781-4241
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-19-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 321
Posted By rohrmann
The easiest way to fix the Thetford toilet is...

The easiest way to fix the Thetford toilet is with a Dometic 310 or 320 toilet. That may not be the answer you are looking for, but the Thetford is just about impossible to repair for lasting...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-19-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By rohrmann
With those switches, if you can pull the red...

With those switches, if you can pull the red plastic key out, the switch is in the 'OFF' position and 'ON' if the key can not be pulled out. As a retired electric lineman, switches of any kind were...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 05-17-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 106
Posted By rohrmann
Even easier than crawling under rig is, look at...

Even easier than crawling under rig is, look at the tag at the left front corner of your rig. Our sticker says 6750 lbs, because they had Goodyear Marathon load range E tires on the rig, but the...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 05-17-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 89
Posted By rohrmann
Making a guess here, but if this is a Suburban...

Making a guess here, but if this is a Suburban water heater replacing the same, Have you removed the old one yet? Looking at the water heater from the outside, the junction box where the power...
Forum: North America MOC / Western Region 05-17-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By rohrmann
Unfortunately, our rally is too early in the...

Unfortunately, our rally is too early in the season to get any salmon. From what I'm reading, salmon don't start running here until early fall. There are other fish to be caught, but I'm not seeing...
Forum: North America MOC / Western Region 05-17-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 792
Posted By rohrmann
Not something that Is absolutely needed, but, if...

Not something that Is absolutely needed, but, if you would like to have much better braking ability from your rig, and much better reliability, then yes, do it. I was on the fence about having it...
Forum: Maintenance 05-15-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,893
Posted By rohrmann
I have never put any sealer on the outside of the...

I have never put any sealer on the outside of the seal and have never had grease come out of the seal at that point. Also, these seals are tough enough to remove without any other material on them....
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 05-15-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By rohrmann
There is no telling what voltage his dining light...

There is no telling what voltage his dining light is. We have two similar lights on the large slide ceiling, and one is 12 volts DC and the other is 120 volts AC. Until you physically check the...
Forum: North America MOC / Western Region 05-14-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 792
Posted By rohrmann
They are using the Dexter parts, K71-908-00 Disc...

They are using the Dexter parts, K71-908-00 Disc brake end kits, and the Dexter Brakerite 1500 psi device.
Forum: North America MOC / Western Region 05-14-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 792
Posted By rohrmann
I'm signed up to get our rig upgraded to disks. ...

I'm signed up to get our rig upgraded to disks. I questioned Kelly when I saw the disks will have 9/16" studs, and she said most of our wheels can take up to 5/8" studs. I also upgraded to Timken...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 05-14-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By rohrmann
If I had a choice between a 30 amp or a 50 amp...

If I had a choice between a 30 amp or a 50 amp EMS, I would always use the 50 amp, as the protection numbers are much higher for the 50 amp model. When using the 50 amp, both legs are separately...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-14-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 856
Posted By rohrmann
We have the Pullrite slider, which has the same...

We have the Pullrite slider, which has the same mechanism as the non-slider you have, and it is a solid hitch. If the wrap around mechanism is fully around the pin, and the release lever is in the...
Forum: Maintenance 05-13-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By rohrmann
You should actually have two lines going to the...

You should actually have two lines going to the bed slide, one orange one which is the extend line, and one black line which is the retract line. In the photo, near the lower right, there is a black...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 05-12-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,651
Posted By rohrmann
It sure looks like you have a broken spring. On...

It sure looks like you have a broken spring. On the top photo, the right hand spring appears to be flat instead of having a curve like the left one. Iím thinking the right spring is bad.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 05-09-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By rohrmann
The only thing about the Hepvo devices is they...

The only thing about the Hepvo devices is they can get gunked up and not fully close off. I have one directly under the shower drain and one under the bedroom vanity. The shower one I use a small...
Forum: Repairs & Service 05-09-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By rohrmann
Assuming everything is working properly, the gas...

Assuming everything is working properly, the gas is only burning when the fridge is calling for cooling. Ours turns on and off as is needed.
Forum: Additions & Improvements 05-09-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By rohrmann
The 30 amp pedestal breaker trips very easy...

The 30 amp pedestal breaker trips very easy because it is only capable of providing 30% of what a 50 amp service is capable of. Your 50 amp service actually provides 100 amps, two 50 amp legs. You...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-09-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 753
Posted By rohrmann
With your dogbone plugged into a 30 amp outlet...

With your dogbone plugged into a 30 amp outlet and with the breaker turned on, using a voltmeter, you should be able to read voltage on both the hotlegs at the 50 amp end. If you do, you either have...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 05-09-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 742
Posted By rohrmann
It sounds like your auto reset breaker has had a...

It sounds like your auto reset breaker has had a total failure, opened up and has not reset itself. That would essentially be just like having the battery disconnect switch open(off).
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-08-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By rohrmann
Actually, the construction starts with the frame...

Actually, the construction starts with the frame upside down, and tanks, electric, hydraulic, and anything else that is placed below the floor level is installed, then the coroplast is installed, and...
Forum: Repairs & Service 05-07-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,183
Posted By rohrmann
The 'under bed storage area' is limited to a...

The 'under bed storage area' is limited to a plywood panel on top of the pine frame above all the slide mechanism area, so basically just linens are about all that fits there. When the few times I...
Forum: It's a Dirty Job but Someone has to do it! 05-06-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By rohrmann
If you don't want the elongated bowl of the...

If you don't want the elongated bowl of the Dometic 320, the Dometic 310 is also an excellent toilet to replace the junk Thetford toilet.
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