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Forum: Additions & Improvements Yesterday, 08:09 PM
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Posted By mtlakejim
Fixing the wobbly Theater Love Seats

Another improvement to our living room. The Power Theater Love Seat was rather wobbly and I really didn't like the idea of screwing down directly to the freshly installed new floor with several...
Forum: Additions & Improvements Yesterday, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By mtlakejim
Home Depot Home Decorators Collection Color...

Home Depot
Home Decorators Collection
Color was Cider Oak

To cut it, simply score it with a box cutter and bend it along the edge of a table. For cross cuts I use a triangle with a edge. For...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 01-21-2020, 09:06 PM
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Views: 220
Posted By mtlakejim
Three living room upgrades

Attached are pics of three new front living room upgrades on our HC381TH:

Built narrow (6") two tier shelf for computer keyboard and TV remotes. Mounted on wall in passageway where steps go up to...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-21-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 595
Posted By mtlakejim
As always, respect to anyone who is or has been a...

As always, respect to anyone who is or has been a contributing member of society!

I have spent my fair share of time working with folks in the machine shops.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-21-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 595
Posted By mtlakejim
I suspect at some point that "feature" is going...

I suspect at some point that "feature" is going to kill someone and it will probably take it to get them to stop using it. Its just a really dumb idea.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-21-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 595
Posted By mtlakejim
EVERYBODY is in the oil business in this part of...

EVERYBODY is in the oil business in this part of the country. Even the environmentalists! But yeah I told him. You know me I'm proud to help supply energy to the rest of the country. Even if the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-20-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 595
Posted By mtlakejim
Yeah we bought one of those %$&@ "start stop"...

Yeah we bought one of those %$&@ "start stop" pieces of *&^% and I am very angry about it. The sales rep. did not mention that the Ford Escape came with that GRRRRRRR......... and apparently from...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-19-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By mtlakejim
Excel Spreadsheet with model info

Got a few questions and maybe an idea:

Can you post Excel workbooks someplace on our website?

If yes, we could make a template and create a tab for each model. Certainly the common things...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 01-19-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By mtlakejim
Just one more reason I wish they had the HC381TH...

Just one more reason I wish they had the HC381TH in the higher trim!! Wouldn't it be fantastic if they went from building these things and forcing you to take what they make to letting you select a...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-19-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 595
Posted By mtlakejim
I saw a winter battery use article in the You may...

I saw a winter battery use article in the You may also like section if you see the same thing. I really liked it at it described how to easily calculate basic amp draw and gave a great example, the...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 01-18-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By mtlakejim
What is the difference between a microwave and...

What is the difference between a microwave and microwaveconvection oven? We have a highpoint but I think it is just a microwave. If it goes out thinking maybe replace with the convenction??
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-18-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,414
Posted By mtlakejim
If I am not mistaken, for a class action lawsuit...

If I am not mistaken, for a class action lawsuit it would only have to be a POTENTIAL fire hazard or simply causing damage on multiple units. This issue appears to be a clear case of improper...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 01-17-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,639
Posted By mtlakejim
Sounds like my kind of place and from what I hear...

Sounds like my kind of place and from what I hear they do first rate work while you stay in your rig! Can't beat that!
Forum: Additions & Improvements 01-17-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,639
Posted By mtlakejim
I think someone may have answered this before...

I think someone may have answered this before (maybe DQDick). Does Morryde carry tires and heavier rims?


Will they also install steps and TV sliding mounts?
Forum: Additions & Improvements 01-17-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,639
Posted By mtlakejim
Thanks for the information! We plan to do this...

Thanks for the information! We plan to do this immediately upon retirement if we don't decide to buy a new rig. And if we buy a new rig, I'm going to have the upgrades included in the deal and take...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-17-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By mtlakejim
On occasion before we learned how to open up the...

On occasion before we learned how to open up the discharge vents for better air flow we would partially open the "dump" vent (very handy directly overhead while laying in bed) and it would get...
Forum: Repairs & Service 01-17-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 613
Posted By mtlakejim
It could also be a bad high limit switch or even...

It could also be a bad high limit switch or even a loose wire. There are a few wires they use spade type connectors on. Not uncommon for those connectors to be partially pushed together but not...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-16-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,655
Posted By mtlakejim
Actually on ours if the door was hinged to open...

Actually on ours if the door was hinged to open in the opposite direction it would be out of the way. I am going to turn the door upside down and reinstall it. Wow that won't cost a single cent more...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-16-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,655
Posted By mtlakejim
That's not a bad solution. However, there are...

That's not a bad solution. However, there are times when we want the door open for extended timeframes (like when I am filling the fresh water tank and the wife is monitoring the level lights). But I...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-16-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,655
Posted By mtlakejim
What "I don't get" is folks trying to defend the...

What "I don't get" is folks trying to defend the indefensible. Some of these STUPID design flaws would be glaringly obvious to just about anyone who actually used a camper AND they have (as others...
Forum: Member News 01-15-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By mtlakejim
I'm jealous!

I'm jealous!
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-15-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,004
Posted By mtlakejim
Well we are currently stuck in one place for next...

Well we are currently stuck in one place for next couple years so in the short term it doesn't matter. I was just wondering for long term. But we will never ever boondock at least not without a BIG...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-15-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,655
Posted By mtlakejim
So your telling me it would cost more to change...

So your telling me it would cost more to change the way the head banging door opens on the control panels that are directly above the entry steps???? I beg to differ. It is totally due to designers...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-15-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,004
Posted By mtlakejim
What I was wondering is if allowing a battery to...

What I was wondering is if allowing a battery to discharge below a certain percent of charge repeatedly is a bad thing? All these acronyms are just making it more confusing.


Do I need to get a...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-14-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,655
Posted By mtlakejim
Yeah like that dang control center door that...

Yeah like that dang control center door that swings out in front of the entry stairs on some models!!! It was DESIGNED to be a head banger! Sometimes its just the simple stuff.......


Which...
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