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Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-14-2020, 06:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,115
Posted By jimcol
My rig is just a year older than yours so...

My rig is just a year older than yours so probably the same set up. Once a year I drop a little 90 weight rear end grease down the top of the legs to lubricate the screw shaft inside the leg...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-31-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By jimcol
I'd still give it a try to contact Marcus. Keep a...

I'd still give it a try to contact Marcus. Keep a copy of your correspondence. If it goes further at least it will appear that you tried to seek remedy.

Lightstout, you are a better man than me,...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-30-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By jimcol
Doesn't Marcus Lemonis own Camping World? From...

Doesn't Marcus Lemonis own Camping World? From the Good Sam website:

Need anything?
I'm here to help.
CALL MY OFFICE 866.232.8790
Or Email me at MarcusVIP@goodsam.com
Forum: Repairs & Service 12-30-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,247
Posted By jimcol
Based on the result when you operated bypass I...

Based on the result when you operated bypass I thinks Bob's idea is spot on. Inspect that check valve.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-29-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 256
Posted By jimcol
You can't broad brush any of the scenarios you...

You can't broad brush any of the scenarios you have presented. You have to look at each unit individually. If you are not comfortable with your abilities than follow what others have said and find a...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-27-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,688
Posted By jimcol
Narnia, I have been following many of your post...

Narnia, I have been following many of your post regarding this unit. You have ask a lot of very good questions in all the threads in an attempt to educate your self on this RV. You are obviously new...
Forum: Pet Palace 12-26-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,768
Posted By jimcol
Interesting discussion but to me it is all moot....

Interesting discussion but to me it is all moot. The owner of the park has the right to set the rules. Trust me they do it on risk assessment. The last thing they want to do is deny a paying...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 12-20-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 882
Posted By jimcol
I did the same as Bob when the truck was new in...

I did the same as Bob when the truck was new in 09. I would think if you realign the headlights for your loaded condition they would probably be off when not towing. Instead of spotting air planes...
Forum: Repairs & Service 12-20-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By jimcol
DQDick says it best. It's never an issue until it...

DQDick says it best. It's never an issue until it happens. Most people participate on these type forums to hear what others are experiencing. What we do with it is up to each individual.
Forum: Maintenance 12-20-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,468
Posted By jimcol
Nothing needs to be resealed annually. Check for...

Nothing needs to be resealed annually. Check for missing caulk and replace. If it is cracked I just keep an eye on it. Surface cracks don't hurt a thing but if they go deeper than you might need to...
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 12-19-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By jimcol
I'm pretty sure weep holes should only be on the...

I'm pretty sure weep holes should only be on the outside window frames. Our previous unit, a 26' travel trailer no slides, condensed something terrible. Only solution we found was leaving the...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-19-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,684
Posted By jimcol
Probably depends on where you are located but the...

Probably depends on where you are located but the Sailuns are readily available in KC.
Forum: Maintenance 12-19-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,468
Posted By jimcol
I clean and inspect the roof a couple of times a...

I clean and inspect the roof a couple of times a year. Give lots of attention to missing caulk. Have never cleaned or conditioned with anything other than blue dawn. Roofs do get dirty but it...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-19-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,684
Posted By jimcol
My unit is your model but 4 years older. I always...

My unit is your model but 4 years older. I always ran an LT tire, BF Goodrich TA's on it and got great wear. Due to age I just changed over to Saliums based on testimonies found on this forum. I did...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-18-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 743
Posted By jimcol
Cheap coax ends will give you the same kind of...

Cheap coax ends will give you the same kind of problems. Replaced all mine years ago with good compression connectors. TV interference problems went away. The tool and a bag of connectors was about...
Forum: North American MOC / Central Plains Region 12-14-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,487
Posted By jimcol
Just made reservations with Jesse at the park....

Just made reservations with Jesse at the park. Looking forward to another great rally.
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 12-12-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,712
Posted By jimcol
Not every HOA is structured the same. If their...

Not every HOA is structured the same. If their covenants are written and enforced properly they can go a long way in protecting the value of your real estate investment. You have to look at each one...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-10-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,694
Posted By jimcol
I have never lost a spare but read enough stories...

I have never lost a spare but read enough stories on here about people that have. Since early ownership of the 5'er I have always used a ratchet strap on the spare. Two years ago in Fla. I had to get...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-06-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,699
Posted By jimcol
Hook them together in the basement. No need to...

Hook them together in the basement. No need to keep them high as you are using back flow preventer at the source.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-06-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,699
Posted By jimcol
Sharkbites are excellent items but very...

Sharkbites are excellent items but very expensive. Get you a couple of plastic compression fittings and join them that way. Explain what you are doing to most plumbing sales personnel, yes even...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-06-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,032
Posted By jimcol
I understand your frustrations. Good job in...

I understand your frustrations. Good job in trouble shooting to finally get to a resolution. Rest assured you will probably have a few more challenging issues but experience goes a long way in...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-05-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,083
Posted By jimcol
MidMOTraveler says it best. I use to be envious...

MidMOTraveler says it best. I use to be envious of fellow campers with a basement full of tools and replacement parts for everything. Then I got to thinking what a ton of weight to haul and dollars...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 12-01-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,247
Posted By jimcol
Simplify life. Buy a 12volt television and a...

Simplify life. Buy a 12volt television and a percolator coffee pot that works on the stove.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-11-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 672
Posted By jimcol
On a 2000 model I doubt you have an inverter. You...

On a 2000 model I doubt you have an inverter. You do have a converter to make 120vac to 12 vdc. That will charge your battery and run all your 12volt lights, furnace, refrigerator control board, and...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-24-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,058
Posted By jimcol
WOW! Couple that with global warming and it...

WOW! Couple that with global warming and it insures no snow fall in the coming years.
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