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Forum: Sitting around the Campfire Yesterday, 02:12 PM
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Posted By Dave W
We tried to move to the Rocky Mount/Bedford/Smith...

We tried to move to the Rocky Mount/Bedford/Smith Mountain Lake Virginia area about 6-8 years ago. One home that we really liked had an HOA. After talking to the 'hypocrite association president,...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-12-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,384
Posted By Dave W
:thumbsup:Sounds like the plans my wife and I...

:thumbsup:Sounds like the plans my wife and I have for 'gifts', i.e. the dog grooming table for her and the new kindle for me.


Let us know how it works. I don't use mine often these days.but...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-12-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 650
Posted By Dave W
I understand your frustration. Unfortunately...

I understand your frustration. Unfortunately Keystone (Thor Industries) is part of the ongoing disservice to customers that seems to be epidemic in the RV industry. Low end right on up through the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-12-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 650
Posted By Dave W
Are there not some 'piddlin' items that might be...

Are there not some 'piddlin' items that might be best done by you, the owner? I understand frustration and lack of quality now in most RVs regardless of cost but there are a lot of little items that...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-12-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,384
Posted By Dave W
I don't have a dually but probably would if I had...

I don't have a dually but probably would if I had one. Mine doesn't even have a name but, being 50+ years old and US Army surplus, have to 'assume' iti s a good US brand and it is tough.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-12-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 914
Posted By Dave W
Towmax are not made by the same company as...

Towmax are not made by the same company as Sailun. They are distributed woldwide though by the same company. The distributors website is misleading. I spent some time a couple years ago checking that...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-11-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 650
Posted By Dave W
Ours is a High Country so probably not what you...

Ours is a High Country so probably not what you are considering though it is a first cousin to the Montana. But with that said, yes, we would buy another. Yes, I would do a better job of researching...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-10-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 438
Posted By Dave W
I've seen where others on a different and SOB...

I've seen where others on a different and SOB forum did that same set of calculations. Their choice, their time. I just inflate to the max tire capacity psig and have --- for a long time. No wear,...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-10-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 852
Posted By Dave W
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Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-10-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,384
Posted By Dave W
I would just get my army surplus slide hammer...

I would just get my army surplus slide hammer puller out - that cap would pop right off. I use mine mostly now to pull hub seals, but it has seem much use over the 40 years I've owned it:


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Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-10-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 852
Posted By Dave W
Nice spread sheet. A couple or so mostly...

Nice spread sheet.


A couple or so mostly personal observation points .

- Most of the new Fords, long bed have a 48 gallon fuel tank. At 7.1 lb/gallon you are at ~341 pounds
- A 3.31 rear...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-09-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 990
Posted By Dave W
La-Z-Boy have many models of wall huggers that...

La-Z-Boy have many models of wall huggers that will work and what we installind in ours.



That fridge water - we had minor flooding until we learned that the tray in the fridge box wasn't...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-09-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 536
Posted By Dave W
The ultimate resposibility is not the salesman...

The ultimate resposibility is not the salesman but the INFORMED buyer. Even if you are lucky and find that 'right' knowledgible sales person, you, the buyer, still needd to decide what packages and...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 12-08-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 308
Posted By Dave W
On our HC, I installed a couple hooks similar to...

On our HC, I installed a couple hooks similar to these below which have worked well. Never had a hose, wire or rope come off in many thousands of miles. To hang the OEM tools that were just 'dumped'...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-08-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 388
Posted By Dave W
It may be a Sendel T09BM - look here:...

It may be a Sendel T09BM - look here: http://sendelwheel.com/wheels/t09bm.html.


No idea where to purchase, but GOOGLE can be your friend in need
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-08-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By Dave W
I haven't used any lube on our 2014 yet though...

I haven't used any lube on our 2014 yet though bees wax noted above might work if you feel that it's needed. The cables don't slide anywhere(or shouldn't) so little need for lube, The chain is...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-07-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,410
Posted By Dave W
You tottally miss the point.

You tottally miss the point.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-07-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,410
Posted By Dave W
Wow, dinged for 700 pounds - phew. I rounded up...

Wow, dinged for 700 pounds - phew. I rounded up based on 45 years of owning 5ers that no where met the shipping weight figure with a couple TTs thrown in for good measure

6K axles are too dam'...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-07-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,410
Posted By Dave W
Our '14 HC, 38'/12,000#(in spite of their on line...

Our '14 HC, 38'/12,000#(in spite of their on line specs)arrived with - gasp - 5200 pound suspension. After a bunch of research found that the only difference between a 5200 and 6000 pound suspension...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-06-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,659
Posted By Dave W
While not 100% sure, I think I've run out of...

While not 100% sure, I think I've run out of changes to ours .... but I'm sure something will show up soon. Replacing toilets and tires doesn't count if they aren't broken.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-05-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,384
Posted By Dave W
Curiosit question --- I have to ask - wht do...

Curiosit question ---

I have to ask - wht do some folks seem to have tire problems? Bad karma? I've towed probably in the neighborhood of 125,000 miles around the US and Canad and have had two...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-05-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 914
Posted By Dave W
Towmax are the ORIGINAL China Bombs that started...

Towmax are the ORIGINAL China Bombs that started people running from strangely named tires after blowouts and significant trailer damage. At Tire Rack they are about 80 or so bucks each - and...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-04-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,397
Posted By Dave W
:popcorn::whistling: I just fixed up a fresh...

:popcorn::whistling:
I just fixed up a fresh batch of buttered popcorn
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-04-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,397
Posted By Dave W
I can partially agree with you and probably...

I can partially agree with you and probably wouldn't be as judgemental if he had done his nasty deed then, after caught, done something to correct the damage his actions caused. What I can't condone...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-04-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,397
Posted By Dave W
In addition and as a reminder, bshgto, I am the...

In addition and as a reminder, bshgto, I am the OP of this thread in April 2018 and why you recall the last go around
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