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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 05:31 PM
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Posted By jsb5717
What are you towing with? Do you have a brake...

What are you towing with? Do you have a brake controller? It's hard to imagine that there are no brakes. Could be wiring as well.
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire Yesterday, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By jsb5717
Sorry to resurrect an old thread but I've seen...

Sorry to resurrect an old thread but I've seen this topic come up recently in other threads. I just saw a video that seems to answer this issue of the employees using the units they make. This...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 251
Posted By jsb5717
Is the topper being stretched? Isn't there...

Is the topper being stretched? Isn't there adequate excess material on the awning spool so that the snow might un-roll more material without damaging it?
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-26-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By jsb5717
I built a set of deep drawers on the door side of...

I built a set of deep drawers on the door side of the trailer for a lot of misc. items like blocks, chocks, various tools and BBQ items. I stack our chairs, BBQ, Pop-UP cover, mat on top of the...
Forum: Maintenance 01-26-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 65
Posted By jsb5717
Maybe a pic of your awning arms? I'm not real...

Maybe a pic of your awning arms? I'm not real clear on what you're trying to do. Are you changing the slope of the awning by adjusting the arms. Whether you can just retract the awning while...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 01-24-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 339
Posted By jsb5717
New Kind of Hitch?

Has anyone else seen this thing? Seems kind of cool but not sure how practical it really is.


https://fifthwheelst.com/automated-safety-hitch-system.html
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-24-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By jsb5717
You're right, the amount of potential data could...

You're right, the amount of potential data could be overwhelming and very difficult to capture and categorize. Especially since a lot of what you're suggesting is undocumented "Tribal Knowledge". I...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-24-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By jsb5717
You'd have to create a google docs type...

You'd have to create a google docs type spreadsheet and somehow manage to give access to those who need/desire it. We should be able to post the link. Perhaps we could create some generic user name...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-24-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By jsb5717
You can also amend the release before signing and...

You can also amend the release before signing and keep a copy. If the repairs are done satisfactorily then there might not be anything else to worry about under the 1-year warranty. But you could...
Forum: MOC Rig Registry Discussions 01-24-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 63
Posted By jsb5717
Welcome aboard! You've got a great 5er and floor...

Welcome aboard! You've got a great 5er and floor plan. Enjoy!
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-24-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,336
Posted By jsb5717
I also don't know where the galley tank is under...

I also don't know where the galley tank is under the kitchen or how far beneath the floor it is. Is there a risk of screwing into it if you were to use something long enough to screw down through...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-24-2020, 01:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,336
Posted By jsb5717
On the HC line what are you screwing into in the...

On the HC line what are you screwing into in the floor? How thick is the plywood (or whatever it is)? Isn't it Plywood/foam/plywood? If the top layer is 1/2" or 7/16" then that's all you'll grab...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-23-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 147
Posted By jsb5717
Good point. The bedroom TStat only runs the AC

Good point. The bedroom TStat only runs the AC
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-23-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 147
Posted By jsb5717
I've seen in other threads that these thermostats...

I've seen in other threads that these thermostats can be buggy. It's possible that the bedroom TStat might just need to be replaced...again.

I might have this backward but I believe that if you...
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box 01-22-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By jsb5717
Mine just updated to 72.0.2 - seems to work OK. ...

Mine just updated to 72.0.2 - seems to work OK. So many variables...OS, Hardware, processor
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box 01-22-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By jsb5717
I'm using FireFox just fine. Is it out of date? ...

I'm using FireFox just fine. Is it out of date? Maybe restart your computer?
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-22-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By jsb5717
Welcome aboard! I don't see a lot of help out...

Welcome aboard! I don't see a lot of help out there in doing some searching. If you have a dealer in mind for your purchase you might call them to get specifics and maybe pictures.


I saw a pic...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-21-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,038
Posted By jsb5717
Are you connected to shore power? On the...

Are you connected to shore power? On the electric systems it's best to be connected to shore power to maintain adequate voltage. I don't know if that's true for the hydraulics or not.
Forum: Maintenance 01-19-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By jsb5717
You mean "ReWire possible", not Retire. ...

You mean "ReWire possible", not Retire.


The microwave is also plugged into an outlet. Could that be the other outlet? Is there a separate breaker for the fridge? It's also plugged into an...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-19-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,336
Posted By jsb5717
This must have been a manufacturing defect that...

This must have been a manufacturing defect that had to be corrected. This is the first I've heard or seen of this particular issue. It's not likely to be a common problem. That's not to say that...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-17-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,756
Posted By jsb5717
Ditto this :iagree: Most of us agree that...

Ditto this :iagree:

Most of us agree that the care the OEM's take in assembling our rigs could be a lot better so that what they build works as it should. But even if that were the case most...
Forum: Repairs & Service 01-16-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 113
Posted By jsb5717
I believe that part of the issue with PNW pricing...

I believe that part of the issue with PNW pricing is a simple matter of logistics. The further you are from the Manufacturing plant, the more it costs. I priced a few different transport companies...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-16-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,336
Posted By jsb5717
Welcome aboard! That's a nice floor plan. ...

Welcome aboard! That's a nice floor plan. Nothing specific to look for but everything in general. Just conduct a thorough PDI to make sure everything works as it should. Look for any signs of...
Forum: Maintenance 01-16-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,195
Posted By jsb5717
As has been stated, this is a well documented...

As has been stated, this is a well documented issue. The solution is to add fans to move the hot air out from behind the fridge. Many of us have done it and it solves the problem. The fridge is...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-16-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,756
Posted By jsb5717
Head Banger Door - aka. Door of Death

In practice I agree that those of us who have this deadly door just need to develop the habit of closing it. However, the "Door of Death" has tagged my wife real good a couple times. The learning...
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