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Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help Yesterday, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By PNW Fireguy
Generally speaking it is heat. So what causes...

Generally speaking it is heat. So what causes heat? Too much current, loose wiring, damaged insulation are the most prevelant three causes that come to mind.


After the field repair I would check...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing Yesterday, 07:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,042
Posted By PNW Fireguy
From several threads on devoted forums I have...

From several threads on devoted forums I have seen anywhere from 7-13 mpg. Most of the HDT owners are pulling much heavier 5ers than Montana's.
Forum: Member News Yesterday, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Have you been following us?

Have you been following us?
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-19-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 738
Posted By PNW Fireguy
You get more amp hours of capacity.

You get more amp hours of capacity.
Forum: Additions & Improvements 04-16-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By PNW Fireguy
...and it shows.

...and it shows.
Forum: Additions & Improvements 04-16-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 192
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Night and day difference. I feel much safer...

Night and day difference. I feel much safer hauling our rig after changing the brakes. You won’t be disappointed
Forum: Additions & Improvements 04-16-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 192
Posted By PNW Fireguy
You are going to be a happy camper once you get...

You are going to be a happy camper once you get them installed. It will make the your lighter pockets not so burdensome.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 04-14-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,042
Posted By PNW Fireguy
You have done what a growing segment of the...

You have done what a growing segment of the heavy 5er population are doing. Congratulations on taking advantage of a great situation that facilitates an attractive procurement process.

Do you...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-13-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 601
Posted By PNW Fireguy
If your concern is shading then I would recommend...

If your concern is shading then I would recommend mono panels and connect them in parallel vs series. Make an appropriate selection of a suitable solar charger. Again based upon your stated concerns...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 04-13-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,581
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Did you already rule out the dog bone? I didn’t...

Did you already rule out the dog bone? I didn’t see that in your earlier posts. I am not saying it’s not something else but I am assuming you would have seen rodent evidence and you have mentioned...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-13-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 738
Posted By PNW Fireguy
If that is your only goal then the solar is a...

If that is your only goal then the solar is a nice to have but not necessary IMHO.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 04-13-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,581
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Based upon your original post the issue is...

Based upon your original post the issue is between your feed and the coach’s main breaker. The main inside the 5er is off and the feed breaker still trips. If you have an adapter in the line since...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 04-13-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,581
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Check another dog bone adapter?

Check another dog bone adapter?
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-12-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 135
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Congratulations and welcome to the forum. The...

Congratulations and welcome to the forum. The forum is a place where users come for help. As such it might be easy to think the worse after reading about so many negative issues. However I have found...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-12-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 738
Posted By PNW Fireguy
I believe the wire is only 10awg. If you are ...

I believe the wire is only 10awg. If you are only installing a 175 watt panel that wire will work for you. My concern would be that you wouldn’t be able to charge your new BB batteries using that...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-08-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,007
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Good ol' LaDonna!

Good ol' LaDonna!
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-07-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,785
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Congratulations from a fellow MOC’er in the RGV...

Congratulations from a fellow MOC’er in the RGV for the winter.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-06-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,018
Posted By PNW Fireguy
The smell is because you are driving all the...

The smell is because you are driving all the sulfate back into solution. You may ultimately be right in that the batteries are toast but you won’t know until you put a charge on and lid test. I...
Forum: Campgrounds State, Provincial & Federal 04-06-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By PNW Fireguy
I think that’s “Pilot Knoll”

I think that’s “Pilot Knoll”
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-06-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Agree 100%!

Agree 100%!
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-06-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,018
Posted By PNW Fireguy
I would use the coach's charger. If you were a...

I would use the coach's charger. If you were a half gallon dry that is quite a lot, but that alone does not insure your batteries are toast. If you are reading good voltage on the cells that is a...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 04-05-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By PNW Fireguy
I would start with using one of the readily...

I would start with using one of the readily available online load calculators to determine what your real world power requirements are based upon how you will be camping. You may need to upsize your...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 04-05-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Contact Keystone directly they can work with you...

Contact Keystone directly they can work with you regarding your warranty period adjustment. Be persistent, have all your evidence and remember you catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-04-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 285
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Welcome and congratulations on your new rig.

Welcome and congratulations on your new rig.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-04-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,380
Posted By PNW Fireguy
Glad that worked for you too!! Anyone...

Glad that worked for you too!!


Anyone need a couple of 80lb gas springs?
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