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Forum: Full Timing in your Montana 11-07-2019, 09:51 AM
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Views: 1,120
Posted By Renegade1LI
Great to see fellow campers looking to stay fit!...

Great to see fellow campers looking to stay fit! We stay at a seasonal site in the Catskill mtns in NY and we have lots of great hiking opportunities, one of our favorite is hiking up to a fire...
Forum: Full Timing in your Montana 11-04-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,120
Posted By Renegade1LI
Exercise, What Do You Do?

Just wondering what does everyone (anyone) do to keep fit while on the road? We are not full time but would like to be in a couple of years. My wife & I try to make an effort to eat right & work out...
Forum: Maintenance 10-13-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,775
Posted By Renegade1LI
I have the Ryobi which is ok but not for...

I have the Ryobi which is ok but not for continuos duty plus it takes a long time to get to a high pressure. I also have a viair 450p with 100% duty cycle. If you get a viair this is the only one...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-12-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,710
Posted By Renegade1LI
I pull 30k gooseneck with an excavator no issues....

I pull 30k gooseneck with an excavator no issues. These trucks do tow more than just campers, plus 4wd can be a bonus. This class truck, any brand, is popular with contractors, race car crews, horse...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-09-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,305
Posted By Renegade1LI
So far so good on Sailuns, have a bunch of...

So far so good on Sailuns, have a bunch of seasonal campers to move this week end, will give them a good work out, some campers are in rough & muddy sites.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-08-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,710
Posted By Renegade1LI
Not any more,most all 2 cycle Detroit diesels had...

Not any more,most all 2 cycle Detroit diesels had a roots type blower, in fact the early hot rodders adapted blowers from 6-71 detroits.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-08-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,710
Posted By Renegade1LI
Yes, I tow construction equipment with my truck,...

Yes, I tow construction equipment with my truck, not every day but more than I tow my camper so I need a truck with that capability. Doesn't have to be a Ford, but towing 30K & having 4wd in a...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-07-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,710
Posted By Renegade1LI
I love em, all my vehicles have V 8s, gas &...

I love em, all my vehicles have V 8s, gas & diesel. I dont think I could buy a vehicle with out a V 8, nothing sounds better, bonus if its supercharged!
Forum: Additions & Improvements 10-06-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,216
Posted By Renegade1LI
Very nice! I especially like the slide out...

Very nice! I especially like the slide out drawers.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-06-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,710
Posted By Renegade1LI
I never buy job 1, always wait for job 2....

I never buy job 1, always wait for job 2. Remember some of us use these trucks for work as well as pulling a camper. I may be towing a small excavator or dozer with a gooseneck that is around 30K &...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-27-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,710
Posted By Renegade1LI
It's all good!, makes for fun reading at night....

It's all good!, makes for fun reading at night. Good campfire talk as well, either way I was looking to get a 450 in the next yr or so.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-26-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,710
Posted By Renegade1LI
2020 Ford Super Duty

Well Ford finally released the specs on the 2020s...
The updated Power Stroke V-8 in the 2020 Super Duty makes 475 hp and a staggering 1,050 lb-ft of torque. That's 50 more lb-ft than the Cummins...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-26-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By Renegade1LI
Try alcohol I use it all the time for sap & bugs...

Try alcohol I use it all the time for sap & bugs works great & wont harm the paint. Just have to rewax cause it does take the wax right off.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-26-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,728
Posted By Renegade1LI
Having four cable slides with gear boxes that...

Having four cable slides with gear boxes that leaked has not swayed my opinion that I prefer electric over hydraulic. Once the drip pans were installed I cleaned the bubbles with alcohol, dried them...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-26-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,866
Posted By Renegade1LI
Provided there are no serious issues I feel the...

Provided there are no serious issues I feel the that maintenance and preventative maintenance is the key. No leaks! good tires & regular cleaning goes a long way to preserving the integrity of the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-22-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,305
Posted By Renegade1LI
I wasn't a big fan of sailun tires but I figured...

I wasn't a big fan of sailun tires but I figured why not try them, so far I really like them on the truck. They were a noticeable improvement over the stock tires.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-17-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 892
Posted By Renegade1LI
We had a 450 KR before our current 350DRW, love...

We had a 450 KR before our current 350DRW, love both, what I really liked was the turning radius & the 19.5 hp tires. Our next truck will be a 450 & it will have the new 10 speed, might even have...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 09-09-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,130
Posted By Renegade1LI
I think we are talking about two different issues...

I think we are talking about two different issues the op's trailer is the same as mine a 381 which came with a 30 amp transfer switch & is wired from the gen set with 10ga wire. I agree the two...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 09-08-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,130
Posted By Renegade1LI
Just so you know a 5500 watt generator at 120...

Just so you know a 5500 watt generator at 120 volts is 45.8 amps, which would require a 50 amp breaker with 6 ga wire, 5500 watts divided by 120 votls =45.6amps
Forum: Additions & Improvements 09-08-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,130
Posted By Renegade1LI
It's very simple, wire size is based on the...

It's very simple, wire size is based on the highest potential of the system, if you have a50 amp breaker that's what the wire is based on. If the op is installing a50 amp generator he needs 6ga wire.
Forum: Additions & Improvements 09-08-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,130
Posted By Renegade1LI
Not sure why you think it's ok, it's against...

Not sure why you think it's ok, it's against national electric code.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-08-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By Renegade1LI
Cooking

A very important part of camping for us is cooking, we hardly ever eat out. We just like home cooked meals and it saves $$$ too. My wife prefers to cook outside as much as possible so a few years ago...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 09-08-2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,130
Posted By Renegade1LI
See pic of factory installed wiring,30amps max.

See pic of factory installed wiring,30amps max.
Forum: Additions & Improvements 09-08-2019, 04:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,130
Posted By Renegade1LI
Ours has a 30 amp transfer switch with 10ga wire,...

Ours has a 30 amp transfer switch with 10ga wire, if you want 50 amps you will have to install 6 GA wire. The wiring from the generator to the switch has to be 6 ga, as well as the wiring from the...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 09-06-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,130
Posted By Renegade1LI
You can only use a 5500 as the wiring for the...

You can only use a 5500 as the wiring for the generator is only 10ga, which means 30 amps max. I have the same camper & was a little disappointed when I realized it. I am installing a 10k diesel...
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