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Forum: New Member Introductions 12-06-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By dieselguy
What you might digest is full timers make up a...

What you might digest is full timers make up a small percentage of all RVers. You can still order about what you want ... you don't have to be herded into what the dealership has sitting on its lot....
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-06-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 559
Posted By dieselguy
M Barone ... you're cutting a pretty wide swath...

M Barone ... you're cutting a pretty wide swath with a pretty dull sickle with your proclamation about gas absorption fridges. I will agree that stick house fridges seem better suited for people that...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-28-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,133
Posted By dieselguy
Grumpy305 ... I'm just a bit baffled here with...

Grumpy305 ... I'm just a bit baffled here with your input. A bolt on your slider failed, but didn't harm your fiver. You called Curt and told them of your issue ... they sent you a new bolt ... and...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-26-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 559
Posted By dieselguy
Boy Howdy ... your rig brings back a memory or...

Boy Howdy ... your rig brings back a memory or two. We traded a Sportsman for our first brand new 2000 Montana ... 2850RK like yours. That was the second year of production of Montanas, so Keystone...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-25-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,490
Posted By dieselguy
You have a good gal there ... if I pushed the...

You have a good gal there ... if I pushed the winter wonderland experience, I'd be headed toward the "Big D" and I don't mean Dallas. Then ... she'd probably end up with the fiver :(. This is a shot...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-25-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,490
Posted By dieselguy
Not ready to be a snowbird yet and will never RV...

Not ready to be a snowbird yet and will never RV in cold weather enough to go thru the motions of what is talked about here. My wife freezes up at anything below 70F no matter how many layers she has...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-24-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,490
Posted By dieselguy
As you are testament to ... the advertising of...

As you are testament to ... the advertising of cold weather tolerance of these units makes for a good sales pitch yet disappointment in application. SOB's are no better in 0 - 20 degree temps.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-23-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,133
Posted By dieselguy
We have the Curt 20 and it works well for us....

We have the Curt 20 and it works well for us. It's way ahead of the Reese with the pivoting head we had before it. The way the latch handle works, it is near impossible to hook up wrong or not have...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-21-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 414
Posted By dieselguy
I well agree with your thought on adjust or be...

I well agree with your thought on adjust or be run over ... what I'm adamant about doesn't waver no matter the years that pass. The basics will remain ... mechanically, hydraulically, electrically,...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-21-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 763
Posted By dieselguy
I just don't get the requisite ability to be able...

I just don't get the requisite ability to be able to get 90 degrees with your fiver. In 28 years of pulling a TT or fiver, I've never had to get 90 degrees to what I'm pulling. The stress on truck...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-21-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 414
Posted By dieselguy
Quote by MidMO "I firmly believe that those of...

Quote by MidMO "I firmly believe that those of us who earn/earned our living with our hands and backs are Dinosaurs."
One thing I've been reading in this thread as well as other threads on...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-19-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By dieselguy
Here's a link to my old post a few years back....

Here's a link to my old post a few years back. http://www.montanaowners.com/forums/showthread.php?t=57622&highlight=shear+Spring. Just click on the Photo bucket link to view the pictures as that is...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-14-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 443
Posted By dieselguy
26 right now in Branson ... we did miss the snow...

26 right now in Branson ... we did miss the snow and didn't have much more than drizzle 2 days ago unlike Springfield.
Forum: Repairs & Service 11-12-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,819
Posted By dieselguy
I believe you got some bad ideas about your...

I believe you got some bad ideas about your regulator valve. I doubt if you'll get any propane unless your lever is pointed to either one of your tanks. If you put the lever in the middle ... look...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-11-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By dieselguy
I go for months at a time during the summer...

I go for months at a time during the summer either plugged in at home or at a campground with no need to add water. The newer 3 stage converters don't try to cook the batteries near like the old...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-10-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By dieselguy
I too would go with the magnesium even if they...

I too would go with the magnesium even if they cost more. They just seem to do a better job of what they are designed for.
Forum: Repairs & Service 11-05-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,453
Posted By dieselguy
Previous reply ... "This is the reason we have...

Previous reply ... "This is the reason we have road service membership. Let them deal with it." I never was one who could just sit for a couple of hours waiting on some guy in a service truck to...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-05-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,451
Posted By dieselguy
Nice job ... did you have any issue with the...

Nice job ... did you have any issue with the hitch being low to the ground?
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-05-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,451
Posted By dieselguy
I can't help you with rack ideas, but here's what...

I can't help you with rack ideas, but here's what I did on a brand "X" product that had a sewer tube for the rear bumper. I cut about a foot from the sewer tube enough to fit the hitch I made and...
Forum: Repairs & Service 11-04-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,453
Posted By dieselguy
Use whatever method you're at ease with. I typed...

Use whatever method you're at ease with. I typed this reply sometime in 2015 and it still holds true in this thread.
"This has been cussed and discussed at length several times over the years....
Forum: Maintenance 10-29-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,192
Posted By dieselguy
Bill ... I've never used the EZ Lube because I've...

Bill ... I've never used the EZ Lube because I've worked on more than enough greased up brake drums to not want to risk hooking up a grease gun to the zerk on the end of the axle. I think that...
Forum: Maintenance 10-28-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,192
Posted By dieselguy
Sorry EZ Lube testimonial people, but if I had a...

Sorry EZ Lube testimonial people, but if I had a dollar for ever greased up brake drum caused in some way by the EZ Lube invention that I, my son, or another RV tech I know has witnessed … I could...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 10-25-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,856
Posted By dieselguy
I beg to differ on the cold inflation pressure as...

I beg to differ on the cold inflation pressure as it is a max pressure to max load. Use a load chart for the tire and sometimes you'll find that max rough riding pressure isn't needed. You will need...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-25-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,451
Posted By dieselguy
The wimpy so called "hitch" that comes on our...

The wimpy so called "hitch" that comes on our fivers is hard pressed to hold a small ice chest. If you look at it, you'll see there is nothing there to work with including what the hitch attaches to...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-22-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By dieselguy
Dave W ... Suburban HWH have steel tanks and need...

Dave W ... Suburban HWH have steel tanks and need the anode, thus the larger wrench size. Atwood HWH have aluminum tanks and don't need the anode rode, thus the smaller drain plug. It depends on the...
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