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Forum: Repairs & Service 01-01-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,777
Posted By BiggarView
Would the customer pay for the higher level of...

Would the customer pay for the higher level of wiring organization.... absolutely. If one mfr did it, their competitors would follow suit quickly... such is the nature of the business. The price...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-01-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 755
Posted By BiggarView
Welcome aboard. Picked up our new 2020 3813MS 3...

Welcome aboard. Picked up our new 2020 3813MS 3 weeks ago then straight into indoor storage. Our shake down trip comes in April with a trip to Eastern TN. Lots of great info here. We retire when our...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-01-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 662
Posted By BiggarView
Since everything in your rig is run off batteries...

Since everything in your rig is run off batteries (when not hooked up to shore or genny power), power from solar will be wasted if you have no place to store it which is the essence of what they do...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-01-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 662
Posted By BiggarView
I've never towed anything nearly this big either,...

I've never towed anything nearly this big either, but so far no issues. people tell me the longer trailer is actually easier but the down side is we may not get into some places because of length....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-01-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 662
Posted By BiggarView
Since you have the residential fridge you can...

Since you have the residential fridge you can count on over 130Ah per day just for the fridge. It will be the biggest draw on your batteries.

We're going to do it in phases, inverter and...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-01-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 662
Posted By BiggarView
x2. we did not order that option. For the money...

x2. we did not order that option. For the money we simply could not justify it. We are going to add solar at a near future date. Lots of room ( with room to grow) on the roof for our planned 1280...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-01-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 662
Posted By BiggarView
Picked up ours 3 weeks ago and now it is in...

Picked up ours 3 weeks ago and now it is in indoor storage until April. Lots of fun backing it up down a 90 foot by 10 foot slot in the dark but we got 'er dun.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 12-23-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,703
Posted By BiggarView
Keystone could just as easily given them names...

Keystone could just as easily given them names (ALA SOBs that use names of cities for example, for their various models) Model number in the marketing world are less offensive than names, which...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-22-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,386
Posted By BiggarView
Not an issue. As I originally stated, we're going...

Not an issue. As I originally stated, we're going to swap out the 32 gal OEM tank for the 55gal Titan midship tank so bed space is preserved for storing gear. I get things can wander in a...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-20-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,386
Posted By BiggarView
We currently have a 4 panel folding cover but we...

We currently have a 4 panel folding cover but we find access to the front area to be an issue, and when folded back for towing, nothing under it at the front is accessible. It all seems like a pain...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-20-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,623
Posted By BiggarView
You'd think that Keystone would take an extra...

You'd think that Keystone would take an extra step and reinforce ALA the repair bulletin for that wall section if this is a common problem. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-20-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,386
Posted By BiggarView
What do you carry in the bed of your Truck

We are outfitting our RAM 3500 CCLB dually as our fulltiming kick off draws near and we're trying to figure what will fit in the bed. We plan on adding a Titan midship fuel tank so we don't need aux...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-24-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,527
Posted By BiggarView
92AH @12.8V best price found $919, 111AH @12.8V...

92AH @12.8V best price found $919, 111AH @12.8V for $1075. Competitive with Battle Born. Let the pricing wars begin.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-23-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,527
Posted By BiggarView
Sounds like you are heeding old information and...

Sounds like you are heeding old information and news about Lithium batteries. They have evolved considerably since they first came out. As for not being allowed on airplanes, there are certain...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-22-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,176
Posted By BiggarView
I've heard mostly good about the Westinghouse...

I've heard mostly good about the Westinghouse 4500DF. Here's my take, we considered it but dismissed it because we felt that most times we would never need it's full capability except when we needed...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-20-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,936
Posted By BiggarView
The road (no pun intended) to improved quality...

The road (no pun intended) to improved quality will take many baby steps. But raising customer awareness and getting them to not accept inferior build quality as an expected thing will take time. Add...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-20-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,695
Posted By BiggarView
If you leave the batteries connected you will...

If you leave the batteries connected you will surely drain them unless you have means to keep them charged even with the Fridge disconnected. Batteries don't just die, they get murdered.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-20-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,672
Posted By BiggarView
For ever buyer that wants quality to be improved,...

For ever buyer that wants quality to be improved, there are ten buyers that want an RV at the lowest price that fits their pocketbook. This fact is not lost on the RV industry and they are building...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-19-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,303
Posted By BiggarView
It all depends on the dealer spec sheet they...

It all depends on the dealer spec sheet they submit to Keystone. Montanas with the Legacy package come with the gen prep, on all others it has to ordered either by you if you wish it or the dealer...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-18-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,068
Posted By BiggarView
For all the possible hassle of squeezing into a...

For all the possible hassle of squeezing into a Drive thru... I prefer to just park it and walk in. The few minutes I might be inconvenienced is not a deal breaker for buying the dually, since I...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-17-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,068
Posted By BiggarView
You mean not being able to go to the drive thru...

You mean not being able to go to the drive thru window is a disqualifier too?:hide:
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-16-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,068
Posted By BiggarView
JRogers, Diesel does not increase payload, diesel...

JRogers, Diesel does not increase payload, diesel will typically increase tow rating. DRW increases payload. DRW diesel will have lower payload number than DRW gas. Just to be clear.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-11-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,068
Posted By BiggarView
SRW GMC 3500 dmax payload 4078 lbs. ...

SRW GMC 3500 dmax payload 4078 lbs.
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passenger 150
fuel 175
hitch ...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-07-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,276
Posted By BiggarView
If you want to pay 90,000 just have bragging...

If you want to pay 90,000 just have bragging rights in the RV towing segment, who am I to say you're wrong. Your money, do what you want with it and enjoy. Giddyup!
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-25-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By BiggarView
got some video of the 3812/13 changes. 3810/11...

got some video of the 3812/13 changes. 3810/11 Master suite lounge seat is gone... replaced with closet. Windshield gone too. everything else is carry over from 3810/11. Exactly what we were looking...
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