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Forum: On the Road Again Yesterday, 11:20 PM
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Posted By twindman
If it is what I am thinking of, Antelope Canyon...

If it is what I am thinking of, Antelope Canyon only lets in like 10 or 20 people a day. And every few years someone dies because of a flash flood. 2 years ago an elderly couple got caught and...
Forum: On the Road Again Yesterday, 11:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By twindman
Advise on owing with trailer vs. fifth wheel

My daughter is looking into getting into camping. She is nervous about towing a trailer and losing control. I have advised that a fifth is easier to control but don't really know much about...
Forum: Campgrounds State, Provincial & Federal Yesterday, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 101
Posted By twindman
I was looking for something central and found...

I was looking for something central and found Holy SMoke RV park. It is small and doesn't even have a shower/toilet building. But it is central. Full hookups and wifi that is so so. Rated 6 of...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By twindman
Oh, I forgot to mention - the door step down on...

Oh, I forgot to mention - the door step down on the inside is called some 'funny' name like the death step or something. HA HA HA I think maybe the 2955 also had it, so you may be familiar.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By twindman
Do they make these anymore? Anyway, I had a 2006...

Do they make these anymore? Anyway, I had a 2006 model. I thought it was great except a little small. I would be sitting in the recliner, and for DW to get to the frig, etc, I had to put the feet...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 03-16-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By twindman
brake adjustment

I have read that the old method of increase truck adjustment until brakes skid on pavement does not work since the trailers are too heavy these days. So how do I know if I have the truck controller...
Forum: Campgrounds State, Provincial & Federal 03-14-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,215
Posted By twindman
The only comment I have is on route 89. It has...

The only comment I have is on route 89. It has closed twice in the last 2 or 3 years for a few days/weeks because of mud slides, etc. One time it was detoured for many weeks. Recently for 3 or 4...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-12-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,903
Posted By twindman
FRT = front axle The 9200 is full max...

FRT = front axle

The 9200 is full max allowed weight of truck including load. By the way, wife and I weigh around 400 lb, your fuel is about 6x25 gallons = 150 lb. Hitch = 75-150 lb. So before...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-12-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,903
Posted By twindman
I had a 2004 Silverado 2500hd diesel. I am...

I had a 2004 Silverado 2500hd diesel. I am pretty sure it's max weight capacity was 9200. The newer ones - 2012 (my new one) could come in either 9200 or 10000, I am pretty sure. So the limit on...
Forum: Maintenance 03-12-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By twindman
Brake wires

Had the dealer check the brakes. Just looked under trailer and the wires coming down out of the coraplast are hanging down and not attached to anything except where they are joined near the axle to...
Forum: On the Road Again 03-11-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By twindman
I did the Victoria trip a while back. Forget the...

I did the Victoria trip a while back. Forget the price, but yes, high. For the return trip (continuing on North to Canada) I noticed the Washington Ferry line had a sale for the month- half off!! ...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-10-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
Posted By twindman
Or was it used by a coke dealer to stash his...

Or was it used by a coke dealer to stash his product!!!??
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 03-08-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,453
Posted By twindman
Gee, I guess I was ahead of time since I...

Gee, I guess I was ahead of time since I installed my first autoglide in 2006!
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 03-07-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,453
Posted By twindman
I have pullrite autoglide hitch. Can someone...

I have pullrite autoglide hitch. Can someone explain what a puck system is and also what about 'rails'? My hitch has pins that drop and turn into holes in the bed. So when removed, the bed is...
Forum: Campgrounds State, Provincial & Federal 03-07-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,743
Posted By twindman
I was just going to add this too. However, the...

I was just going to add this too. However, the power company has about 3 or 4 rv parks along the river. Unfortunately they are rather short. One CG with full hookups (I think) had only 1 or 2 pull...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-05-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,328
Posted By twindman
The table screw length is tricky. The carpet...

The table screw length is tricky. The carpet compresses somewhat, but is not rigid. So when tightening there is a fine line between good and too tight which strips the threads in the wood floor. I...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 03-05-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,608
Posted By twindman
I am pretty sure my 6V batteries are around 68-70...

I am pretty sure my 6V batteries are around 68-70 lb. a piece. No where near 100.
Forum: Full Timing in your Montana 03-04-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,935
Posted By twindman
I think the 'comparable' fiver by Keystone is...

I think the 'comparable' fiver by Keystone is the Alpine.. I am pretty sure it wasn't the Avalanche
Forum: Campgrounds State, Provincial & Federal 03-02-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 668
Posted By twindman
We stayed at a KOA just outside town. It was...

We stayed at a KOA just outside town. It was nice if I remember correctly. The one thing I DO remember - I got propane filled and Canada apparently has a law and they do not blead any propane into...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-27-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,352
Posted By twindman
My only trip up the Oh My God hill was with a...

My only trip up the Oh My God hill was with a 2004 Silverado. They only had a 5 speed Allison trany. And that engine (made for only 1 1/2 years) overheated often. Diesel palce forum had a thread...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 02-27-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By twindman
FYI, the 2980 is a Montana - I had one. Unless...

FYI, the 2980 is a Montana - I had one. Unless they made Mountaineer of same number back then.
Forum: Navigation 02-24-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,308
Posted By twindman
And DO NOT drive thru Denver on I 25 (thats the...

And DO NOT drive thru Denver on I 25 (thats the N-S one, right?). I pretty much go out of my way thru Aurora now. I have tried I25 at 10 or 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. and I have never gotten thru with out...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-24-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,763
Posted By twindman
Also, are you sure the manual says 88 gal. tank? ...

Also, are you sure the manual says 88 gal. tank? All the specs I see when searching have something like: Waste water 49 gal then gray water 88 gal. These are not tanks, I don't think. ...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-24-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,352
Posted By twindman
I have done Wolf Creek and one in Utah near Cedar...

I have done Wolf Creek and one in Utah near Cedar Breaks that was over 10,000 at one point. Oh, and when I started out without the Mountainous Driving books, I went west to east over the 'Oh My God'...
Forum: Repairs & Service 02-24-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By twindman
I had to hunt around to get the proper hi-limit...

I had to hunt around to get the proper hi-limit switch. Good luck.
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