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Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires Yesterday, 04:47 PM
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Posted By mtlakejim
That's new didn't know wally world had the Sailun...

That's new didn't know wally world had the Sailun brand
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-15-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 379
Posted By mtlakejim
LOL well back at ya it was Bones that told Capt...

LOL well back at ya it was Bones that told Capt Kirk that.....

I'll give you the butane/propane argument and should have known better considering I am a chemist in the oilfield!! That was a major...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-15-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 340
Posted By mtlakejim
I'll second that motion!!

I'll second that motion!!
Forum: Additions & Improvements 07-15-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By mtlakejim
box cutter. The soft plastic fins cut real easy.

box cutter. The soft plastic fins cut real easy.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-15-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 379
Posted By mtlakejim
Ok folks it was just a thought. I certainly...

Ok folks it was just a thought. I certainly wasn't suggesting that EVERY camper ought to be total electric by any means. Different strokes for different folks as they say. And I am all for variety...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-14-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 340
Posted By mtlakejim
A widebody version (with wider garage) of the...

A widebody version (with wider garage) of the HC381TH in highest Montana trim model. Three AC units standard (with ability to run all three at once).


Disc brakes, Independent suspension and top...
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 07-14-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 270
Posted By mtlakejim
WPS! We sure do miss Arkansas Ozarks!!...

WPS!

We sure do miss Arkansas Ozarks!! Good news is just 5 years till retirement and move back to our country estate there! Counting the minutes....

Currently have opposite issue of OP out...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-11-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 379
Posted By mtlakejim
Totally AC only electric 5th wheels

This thought crossed my mind while responding on another thread. Do you think we will ever see a totally electric (as in no 12volt or butane) 5th wheel? Or at the very least no 12volt (except for...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-11-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By mtlakejim
I think the answer to your question depends more...

I think the answer to your question depends more on how you use your RV than what kind of refrigerator is actually better.


If you don't boondock I would suggest that a residential fridge is by...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-10-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 894
Posted By mtlakejim
Yep that is it but I don't think it took 3" and...

Yep that is it but I don't think it took 3" and it can actually touch the wall as it doesn't get hot enough to start a fire. It was just an option for you to look at that for us at least worked...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-10-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 894
Posted By mtlakejim
They make a metal dryer vent fitting specifically...

They make a metal dryer vent fitting specifically designed to address this issue. We have one installed and it works great!


The fitting has a short round section that fits onto the dryer and...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 07-07-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,623
Posted By mtlakejim
This is one reason that the tire pressure...

This is one reason that the tire pressure monitors are so essential. You can monitor the pressures and temp trends on your tires both hot and cold so you know what the tire pressure should run under...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-05-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 946
Posted By mtlakejim
One thing for certain, IF your batteries are weak...

One thing for certain, IF your batteries are weak and or the converter has crashed you will have issues with thermostats (ask me how I know). The control/thermostat signal is 12 volt pulled from the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-05-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,521
Posted By mtlakejim
From the snowflake screen, hit mode and it will...

From the snowflake screen, hit mode and it will go thru heat pump then furnace then off and then to a FAN speed screen where you can change the settings with the arrow keys to low/high/auto. You want...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-04-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,969
Posted By mtlakejim
Carl is correct on this. One of your pins on the...

Carl is correct on this. One of your pins on the 7 pin connector is an accessories hot wire. That is the wire that charges batteries and in turn those power the inverter. The truck key must be on for...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-03-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 914
Posted By mtlakejim
As always we can count on DQDick to step up and...

As always we can count on DQDick to step up and tells us how to do it right!




Point is though that you can run three AC units with no problem on a site that has 50amp service and two at a...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-03-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By mtlakejim
The load sharing feature is something I wasn't...

The load sharing feature is something I wasn't aware of. Thanks for the information.
Forum: Additions & Improvements 07-02-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,651
Posted By mtlakejim
I can see where a lot of dark colors on your RV...

I can see where a lot of dark colors on your RV would contribute significantly to overheating. Glad ours is mostly lighter sand colors. I guess there is a good reason boats are usually painted white....
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-02-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By mtlakejim
Thank goodness, I'm not the only one LOL

Thank goodness, I'm not the only one LOL
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-02-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By mtlakejim
Yes they proably left the power button off. ...

Yes they proably left the power button off.


You can leave it on all the time BUT if you leave the unit unplugged for more than 4hours or so it will run the batteries down.


Shore power does...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 07-02-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By mtlakejim
If you have a CONVERTER it will charge the...

If you have a CONVERTER it will charge the batteries and power your 12volt system while on shore power.

Your truck will usually have a charging wire on the 7 prong trailer hookup. However it...
Forum: Maintenance 07-01-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,224
Posted By mtlakejim
That's good news!

That's good news!
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-01-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 128
Posted By mtlakejim
Hello from a fellow HC381TH owner (2018). ...

Hello from a fellow HC381TH owner (2018).


Yes the lights in basement are motion activiated. Center is off one way is on full time and other way is motion activated (but I don't recall which is...
Forum: Maintenance 07-01-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,224
Posted By mtlakejim
Thanks folks. I know I sound paranoid but AC is a...

Thanks folks. I know I sound paranoid but AC is a MUST HAVE in the desert. Not just for us but also for our puppies.
Forum: Maintenance 06-30-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,224
Posted By mtlakejim
I guess my main worry is the AC units won't last...

I guess my main worry is the AC units won't last long in this desert heat. It is a question that worries me enough that we have considered a sticks and bricks here.
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