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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Today, 04:09 PM
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Posted By jetskier
No state income tax is nice. Fuel is a little...

No state income tax is nice. Fuel is a little cheaper. Highways in the rural counties are not crowded except between 10am and 2pm on weekdays with the old geezers are running errands. If you...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Today, 10:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 465
Posted By jetskier
Sticker shock coming...NV is higher! ...

Sticker shock coming...NV is higher!

https://dmvapp.nv.gov/dmv/vr/vr_estimate/vrestimationinput.aspx

NV bases the registration fees off the sales price and depreciates annually from there.

I...
Forum: Additions & Improvements Yesterday, 12:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,075
Posted By jetskier
The 3790 should have 8k axles from the factory! ...

The 3790 should have 8k axles from the factory! It shouldn't be an option.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 05-15-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,736
Posted By jetskier
To wire your house correctly for a NEMA 14-50...

To wire your house correctly for a NEMA 14-50 receptacle, you need a 2-pole 50A breaker. That will automatically put each hot wire on separate phases. I wouldn't f around with it if you don't...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 05-15-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,736
Posted By jetskier
No and yes. Nothing in the...

No and yes.





Nothing in the trailer is set up for 220V from the factory. That's not to say you couldn't add a tandem breaker and pull 220V on each leg of a real 4-wire 50A cord. If...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 05-14-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,317
Posted By jetskier
Mine was painted just like the rest of the cap. ...

Mine was painted just like the rest of the cap. I peeled it off after heating it with a heat gun. Then spent an hour removing the adhesive with Goof Off. Just be careful not to leave the Goof Off...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-13-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By jetskier
I have the RV fridge so I don't need it on all...

I have the RV fridge so I don't need it on all the time.

I bought this remote switch and mounted it on the side of the cabinet by the control panel.

Magnum CSW-RS Inverter Remote...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 05-10-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By jetskier
Last month, we went out for 9 days in the beast...

Last month, we went out for 9 days in the beast and only added water and still had most of a 30# propane tank remaining. Solar, batteries and an inverter stretches the propane. The heater ran two...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 05-10-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By jetskier
A 30# tank will last about 7-8 hours with the...

A 30# tank will last about 7-8 hours with the 5500W Onan.
I'm looking at getting 40# tanks. The dealer wouldn't upgrade the before I took delivery.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-09-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 753
Posted By jetskier
You'd have to open up the trailer end of the 30A...

You'd have to open up the trailer end of the 30A cord and modify/jumper it so the hot wire is making contact with both poles.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-09-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By jetskier
Are you powering it through the gen prep wiring...

Are you powering it through the gen prep wiring or just an adapter on the main shore power cord?

You probably should check the voltage with the AC running and then adding another circuit. If you...
Forum: Trailers, Tow Vehicles & RV related items for Sale 05-08-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By jetskier
Did any of you look at the post date? Here's...

Did any of you look at the post date? Here's your sign....:facepalm:
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-08-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 187
Posted By jetskier
I haven't investigated in-depth, but I believe...

I haven't investigated in-depth, but I believe the booster is built into the cable hook-ups area as you found. It's always on. I've always been able to get great reception over-the-air.
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-08-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 187
Posted By jetskier
The recliners in my unit are DC but they have a...

The recliners in my unit are DC but they have a "brick on a cord" to go from AC to DC. The brick outputs 29V DC at 2 amps each chair (58W or 116W total).

Assuming you have the same, you can...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-08-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By jetskier
That table top and mechanism looks like a...

That table top and mechanism looks like a warranty nightmare waiting to happen.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 05-06-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 797
Posted By jetskier
I've never used AGM batteries. For battery...

I've never used AGM batteries.
For battery maintenance, I use these kits all plumbed together...

Flow-Rite RV2000 Pro-Fill RV Edition 2 Battery Kit...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 05-06-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 797
Posted By jetskier
Jon, If the solar is charging the batteries,...

Jon,

If the solar is charging the batteries, it should climb toward 14V as the day wears on with good sun exposure. It won't just jump to 13.5V like it does with the converter or plugged into...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 05-06-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 797
Posted By jetskier
I attached the flyer I got from the dealer on the...

I attached the flyer I got from the dealer on the system and the panel specs I found from a search.


The Jaboni MPPT controller is a rebranded Victron.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 05-06-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 797
Posted By jetskier
Keep in mind, what I describe for locations is in...

Keep in mind, what I describe for locations is in my 3790 but the 3120 should be similar.



The panel is a 265W rated.


The round controller display is for the MPPT controller. It...
Forum: Repairs & Service 05-03-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By jetskier
This has been discussed before... ...

This has been discussed before...


http://www.montanaowners.com/forums/showthread.php?t=77211
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 05-03-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By jetskier
I only got the noise when I use the tank with the...

I only got the noise when I use the tank with the stepdown regulator. It's the side opposite where the main gas line runs down the frame. My only guess is it's getting feedback from the main...
Forum: Campgrounds State, Provincial & Federal 05-03-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By jetskier
If you're staying at River's Edge. Beware. We...

If you're staying at River's Edge. Beware. We had nothing but problems with the owners a few years ago. I heard it changed hands, but I won't go back. The rules are terrible and you feel like...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 05-02-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,992
Posted By jetskier
they are, but they moved them. ...

they are, but they moved them.

https://fordbbas.com/publications

expand the "Body Builders Layout Book" section.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 05-01-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,062
Posted By jetskier
You may want to install or verify there's a auto...

You may want to install or verify there's a auto reset circuit breaker on the trailer side that would trip before the fuse would blow on the truck. Something in the trailer may be trying to draw a...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 05-01-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By jetskier
I know Brockway well. That last curve after the...

I know Brockway well. That last curve after the passing lane ends is steep until you hit the summit. It could be the difference between the Monty and your 4k heavier rig slowing you down. I...
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