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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By mtlakejim
I agree with Dick on this one. The "nesting"...

I agree with Dick on this one. The "nesting" feature of some of the heavier duty storage containers is very important. They really don't need to be clear as you can simply put a label on them or get...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help Yesterday, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By mtlakejim
How much difference do you run?

How much difference do you run?
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help Yesterday, 07:14 PM
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Posted By mtlakejim
Our model is a front living room and is opposite...

Our model is a front living room and is opposite from that (IE: the kitchen is the front thermostat and it controls the furnace, rear is bedroom and only controls the rear A/C. Although like yours it...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 02-21-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By mtlakejim
Running both furnace and A/C

In the springtime, when temps vary widely during the day, can you set the front thermostat to furnace at say 70 and the rear to A/C at 75 to keep the puppies in a comfort zone while at work during...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-21-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 359
Posted By mtlakejim
They are not clear but Lowes has some great black...

They are not clear but Lowes has some great black and yellow bins on sale right now. They are perfect size for pass thru storage, the lids are attached and importantly they nest one on top of the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-08-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,176
Posted By mtlakejim
Good timing on that comment as we just had Outer...

Good timing on that comment as we just had Outer Limits out here looking at the furnace. It went out on the coldest night here of course LOL......

I didn't realize that the blower is also 12 volt...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-02-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By mtlakejim
Related to this, what is the very best pump...

Related to this, what is the very best pump available? Being full timers in a park where they sometimes shut off the water at night and we have to get ready for work before it is turned on this is a...
Forum: Campgrounds State, Provincial & Federal 02-02-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,115
Posted By mtlakejim
We are going to have to agree to disagree on this...

We are going to have to agree to disagree on this one. Doesn't mean I don't like you. It just means we don't see eye to eye on this one.


I can tell you this issue is why a lot of local campers...
Forum: Campgrounds State, Provincial & Federal 02-02-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,115
Posted By mtlakejim
My counter to that is: should people who CAN...

My counter to that is: should people who CAN afford a larger rig be penalized for doing so?

I'm not saying that small rig owners don't deserve to camp too. I'm just saying that there should be...
Forum: Campgrounds State, Provincial & Federal 02-02-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,115
Posted By mtlakejim
This is a particularly sore point for me as I...

This is a particularly sore point for me as I have on multiple occasions not been able to camp because there were no large sites available. In Arkansas there are hundreds of federal and state...
Forum: Campgrounds State, Provincial & Federal 02-01-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,115
Posted By mtlakejim
I understand your point but then you have to...

I understand your point but then you have to realize that we have 12 grandkids and a 42' 5th wheel that is 50 amp. Having someone that whose camper is 20' and only 15amp take up the ONE available...
Forum: Campgrounds State, Provincial & Federal 01-31-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,115
Posted By mtlakejim
My thought is, yes a larger rig might be harder...

My thought is, yes a larger rig might be harder to find a site for BUT it is worth it!


I do think their should be RESTRICTIONS that don't allow a pop up camper to take up a 50 amp site designed...
Forum: Maintenance 01-28-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By mtlakejim
Thanks AZ. After talking with some other folks I...

Thanks AZ. After talking with some other folks I tend to agree. Everyone says it's rare for both 110v electric and gas to both go out unless it's the board.....
Forum: Maintenance 01-28-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By mtlakejim
suburban SW 12 DEL water heater issue

We completely lost hot water (both electric and gas) tonight. It worked fine this morning. I tried the two reset buttons on the tank and nothing (water in tank was cold already). Checked circuit...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-27-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,705
Posted By mtlakejim
AMEN to the better manual!!! The only thing they...

AMEN to the better manual!!! The only thing they actually cover in the one you do get is liability issues! More or less useless!
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-27-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,684
Posted By mtlakejim
Lippert customer service is one of the very few...

Lippert customer service is one of the very few good service groups. They also have an app for your phone.


Good luck with your issue.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-27-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 938
Posted By mtlakejim
I could ride the bike up into the trailer if I...

I could ride the bike up into the trailer if I went to the trouble to find the right spot but why go to the hassle. It isn't that hard to walk up beside it and then I am already off of it to make the...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 01-26-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,155
Posted By mtlakejim
Maybe I am crazy but the issue with trash on the...

Maybe I am crazy but the issue with trash on the ground seems to be just another symptom of how kids are raised today in general.


Gone are the days when kids were taught to respect others, have...
Forum: Maintenance 01-26-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,043
Posted By mtlakejim
Dick, The 320 fit exactly in mine but very...

Dick,
The 320 fit exactly in mine but very close to the wall. The valve feels much better built and while the sprayer isn't required it is inexpensive and easy install.

Let me know if ya need...
Forum: Maintenance 01-25-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By mtlakejim
We figured it out. Missing screw to floor. But...

We figured it out. Missing screw to floor. But thanks Jeff.
Forum: On the Road Again 01-24-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 789
Posted By mtlakejim
The wife and I just moved to Southern New Mexico...

The wife and I just moved to Southern New Mexico (near Carlsbad) first of the year and will be stuck here for a 7 year sentence (when we retire). Very interested in things to do around the state.
...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-24-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 938
Posted By mtlakejim
Cool Those are all options we have considered as well...

Those are all options we have considered as well and depending on the situation might be the way we would go. The roof rack makes it easier to just unhitch and go to the water.

But looking at the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-24-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 938
Posted By mtlakejim
Now that is cool!

Now that is cool!
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-24-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 938
Posted By mtlakejim
I just walk beside the bike and power it in. Mine...

I just walk beside the bike and power it in. Mine has enough ground clearance that is enough to clear the angle at the top IF we are level.
Forum: Maintenance 01-22-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By mtlakejim
Thomas Payne electric theater love seat

Anyone else have a Thomas Payne electric theater love seat that is flexing apart in the middle?
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