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Forum: Navigation 11-13-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By laverdur
Garmin RV 660 (6" screen) or 770 (7" screen) and...

Garmin RV 660 (6" screen) or 770 (7" screen) and trucker's atlas. No trouble in 5 years and 50,000 miles.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-13-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,695
Posted By laverdur
My experience with 12 volt Interstate batteries...

My experience with 12 volt Interstate batteries is that when installed in my Monty and connected to 50 amp shore power, the converter is gentle enough that checking electrolyte levels every 90 days...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-06-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,957
Posted By laverdur
The newest line of cameras from Furrion are...

The newest line of cameras from Furrion are excellent. I just bought a single camera system on Amazon with the 7" monitor. So much better than my older Furrion with the 4.3" monitor and the camera...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-13-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 907
Posted By laverdur
I'd start checking for shorted wires in the axle...

I'd start checking for shorted wires in the axle tubes. If the SC indication is there all the time, a simple resistance measurement with an ohm meter from the brake power pin of the 7-pin to ground...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-09-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,412
Posted By laverdur
Yes. According to Lippert, the starting point...

Yes. According to Lippert, the starting point for auto-level is with the nose high.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-09-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,463
Posted By laverdur
My Monty is 13' 4" at the top of the front A/C. ...

My Monty is 13' 4" at the top of the front A/C. With the profile of the Monty in the Garmin RV660, it keeps me out of trouble by routing around low overpasses. I tested this one day while driving...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-06-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,451
Posted By laverdur
For Harmon.al - Sorry to hear of your difficulty....

For Harmon.al - Sorry to hear of your difficulty. Before every setup and teardown we use checklists. What you say about shattering a recliner makes sense. Checklists help to avoid such disasters....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-06-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 831
Posted By laverdur
There could be many differences between our...

There could be many differences between our models but perhaps this will help. My shower drain is connected to a HepVO device (https://hepvo.com/). This device replaces the typical P-trap. The...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-06-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,451
Posted By laverdur
I have a 2012 3150RL with a remote control. The...

I have a 2012 3150RL with a remote control. The "board" for the remote functions in mine is in the front storage compartment where the batteries are located. Looking from the front, the "board" is...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-29-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By laverdur
There is a release on the top of the door to let...

There is a release on the top of the door to let it fall free of the roller-hangers. jfaberna's post above shows the whole hanger with the release. When I had warranty service done on my Monty to...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-29-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,717
Posted By laverdur
My Monty has the sewer boom and I love it. I can...

My Monty has the sewer boom and I love it. I can store enough flex sewer pipe in the boom to make sewer connections most of the time. In rare cases I need to add an extension flex pipe. Mine came...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-25-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 784
Posted By laverdur
The plunger switch in my Monty turns on 3 ceiling...

The plunger switch in my Monty turns on 3 ceiling lights in the kitchen area. Things to check: 1) are the switches on the ceiling lights turned on? 2) is the plunger switch still functioning? The...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-11-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,444
Posted By laverdur
I'd be looking at the trailer brakes. The...

I'd be looking at the trailer brakes. The symptom you describe with the TV brakes grabbing and releasing happened to me when the Monty brake wires were shorting to the inside of the axle tubes. ...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-09-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,397
Posted By laverdur
If the TV is eating up front brakes, in addition...

If the TV is eating up front brakes, in addition to using tow/haul mode, I'd be checking the adjustment of the TBC. The trailer brakes may not be doing their share of the work.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-04-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,462
Posted By laverdur
My DeWalt 1/2" impact wrench could not loosen my...

My DeWalt 1/2" impact wrench could not loosen my lugs torqued to 110 ft. lbs. Ended up having to call roadside assist to change a tire in the RV park. I ditched the impact wrench in favor of a 15"...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-28-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,498
Posted By laverdur
Had a squirrel in the attic of my 2012 3150rl. I...

Had a squirrel in the attic of my 2012 3150rl. I discovered it when I went to get a snack and heard it running around above the ceiling panels. Got on a stool and banged on the ceiling panels until...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-21-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,107
Posted By laverdur
Just returned from a trip from OR to ND. Saw...

Just returned from a trip from OR to ND. Saw diesel from $2.859 in Glasgow, MT to $3.099 in Minot, ND. My Good Sam Flying J card saved me 8 cents/gallon in Minot so I only paid $3.019. When the...
Forum: Maintenance 08-04-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 966
Posted By laverdur
Batteries can fail at any time but starting with...

Batteries can fail at any time but starting with good batteries can go a long way to getting good battery life. My Monty came with two Centennial Group 27 deep cycle, maintenance-free batteries...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-04-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,333
Posted By laverdur
I don't mind the minor inconvenience of having to...

I don't mind the minor inconvenience of having to switch the regulator from one tank to the other when the first one runs out. We don't run our furnace at night because the blower is too loud. An...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 08-04-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,355
Posted By laverdur
I had trouble with my large slide being crooked...

I had trouble with my large slide being crooked when moving in/out. The rear of the slide always moved before the front of the slide. Found three problems. 1) the slide was not centered in the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 07-29-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,688
Posted By laverdur
Looks like you are from Olympia, WA. If so, your...

Looks like you are from Olympia, WA. If so, your only choice to obtain an E-ZPass before you get to Goshen is via internet order from one of the participating states. My research indicates that...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 07-29-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,688
Posted By laverdur
Never had a problem with mine being shut down. ...

Never had a problem with mine being shut down. Also, have had good success with only one transponder for towing and solo use. The key is to have the registration information for both the TV and the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-14-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By laverdur
My Monty came from the factory with the MOR/ryde...

My Monty came from the factory with the MOR/ryde RPB72-1716. I have a long bed truck and have no difficulty hitching up with the tail gate down. With the tailgate closed, I can also open the front...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-14-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,542
Posted By laverdur
My 2011 Monty came with a 1.25" x 1.25" receiver...

My 2011 Monty came with a 1.25" x 1.25" receiver on the back. When I removed it to have it modified to a 2" x 2" receiver, I found a tag out of sight on top of the receiver that said Max 150 lbs. ...
Forum: Long Timers 07-07-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,685
Posted By laverdur
I've been using this one...

I've been using this one https://www.campingworld.com/flexible-sewer-hose-support-630080.html for 13 years and it works fine 99% of the time. It is of little use when the sewer connection in the RV...
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