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Forum: Hamming it Up & RC Toys for Big Girls & Boys 05-17-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,870
Posted By BucBuckeye
Call Sign KK4MEQ

Call Sign KK4MEQ
Forum: Repairs & Service 01-21-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 31,538
Posted By BucBuckeye
Thanks for sharing this! Great timing - during...

Thanks for sharing this! Great timing - during our last trip of 2018 that one of the shades had come loose from the "capstan" and that a few had begun to fray...!
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-17-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,439
Posted By BucBuckeye
I did this once when I had a 25' 5er - once. ...

I did this once when I had a 25' 5er - once.

Had some friends follow us up I-95 out of Florida into north western North Carolina to our favorite KOA campground...we traveled with radios. Long...
Forum: Maintenance 01-17-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,326
Posted By BucBuckeye
UPDATE: Thanks everyone - before starting our 5...

UPDATE: Thanks everyone - before starting our 5 weeks (split between summer & fall) this year I ordered a few anode rods and installed one on my first trip up.

The Frau had a copy of the old well...
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 08-11-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,306
Posted By BucBuckeye
What a beautiful picture! Looks cold outside, but...

What a beautiful picture! Looks cold outside, but cozy inside!

Thanks also for the information, our Montana Mountaineer is "holding down the fort" through this winter in North West Michigan (about...
Forum: Maintenance 07-20-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,971
Posted By BucBuckeye
Do you do this preventatively, or because you're...

Do you do this preventatively, or because you're using a magnesium anode rod that deteriorates that quickly (I promise it's a real question, because I know so little about this, but appear to be in...
Forum: Maintenance 07-20-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,326
Posted By BucBuckeye
EDIT: STILL didn't have the purpose of the...

EDIT: STILL didn't have the purpose of the sacrificial anode rod...
Forum: Repairs & Service 07-20-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,502
Posted By BucBuckeye
Boy, has THAT lesson been driven home (again)! I...

Boy, has THAT lesson been driven home (again)! I could fill a library with the harebrained stuff I've done - most of it was completely unintentional!
Forum: Repairs & Service 07-20-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,502
Posted By BucBuckeye
Very admirable and I agree. Life is too short to...

Very admirable and I agree. Life is too short to get mad, especially on vacation!

Jesus and my wife have been working on me about my temper, but in reality, I typically don't get emotional over...
Forum: Repairs & Service 07-20-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,502
Posted By BucBuckeye
Thanks! You did a wonderful job - and that is...

Thanks! You did a wonderful job - and that is EXACTLY what I was looking for - right down to the installation of the mounting box so you could utilize the space for DVD storage! Great work and I...
Forum: Repairs & Service 07-20-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,502
Posted By BucBuckeye
Actually, he didn't even have any of the owners...

Actually, he didn't even have any of the owners manuals (I had them with me), I think he took a general understanding of electricity...and stretched a little too far!



Thanks for this. No, I...
Forum: Repairs & Service 07-18-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,502
Posted By BucBuckeye
Excellent information - thank you so much - this...

Excellent information - thank you so much - this is exactly the type of information I hoped to get! I thought that microwave was a convection combo.

Would you happen to know the wattage of the...
Forum: Repairs & Service 07-18-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,502
Posted By BucBuckeye
I have no idea, after un-plugging it from my...

I have no idea, after un-plugging it from my electric pole, I puzzled over this myself! The only thing I can figure is that the trailer was initially parked elsewhere, because the power company had...
Forum: Repairs & Service 07-18-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,502
Posted By BucBuckeye
Hello Phil P! Sorry about that - The model is 31...

Hello Phil P! Sorry about that - The model is 31 RLD Montana Mountaineer!
Forum: Repairs & Service 07-18-2017, 02:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,502
Posted By BucBuckeye
Help! Fried electrical package on 2008 Montana Mountaineer

So, after spending two weeks in our "Monty", I can tell you it was ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS - and surpassed my expectations!

The week before we arrived at our new land in northwestern Michigan, we...
Forum: Maintenance 07-17-2017, 11:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,326
Posted By BucBuckeye
Thanks Ron, I'm in no way intending to be...

Thanks Ron, I'm in no way intending to be political here, my own opinion on fracking continues to vacillate. On the one hand, we may soon need every energy solution the US has to offer - on the...
Forum: Maintenance 07-15-2017, 12:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,326
Posted By BucBuckeye
Yes, sorry Carl n Susan (Susan?) for not being...

Yes, sorry Carl n Susan (Susan?) for not being clear about that, ours is a Mountaineer (Travel Trailer)...and I'm not certain where the washer/dryer units are for this model, but I seem to recall the...
Forum: Maintenance 07-15-2017, 12:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,326
Posted By BucBuckeye
Never mind! I just found the answer "here"...

Never mind! I just found the answer "here" (http://www.montanaowners.com/forums/showthread.php?p=1067897&posted=1#post1067897)!
Forum: Maintenance 07-15-2017, 12:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,971
Posted By BucBuckeye
Thanks for this link! I just asked this question...

Thanks for this link! I just asked this question in another thread (I'll link mine to this one to complete the loop)!

What a great forum!
Forum: Maintenance 07-15-2017, 12:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,326
Posted By BucBuckeye
How did I know it wasn't going to be that easy!? ...

How did I know it wasn't going to be that easy!?

So, is the answer - as jeff_banning suggested - to replace the anode rod in the water heater/flush the tank/bleach the lines/drain the water heater...
Forum: Maintenance 07-14-2017, 11:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,326
Posted By BucBuckeye
Thanks Jeff! I guess my tankless water heater...

Thanks Jeff! I guess my tankless water heater comment shows my ignorance - after thinking it through, any water heater would still utilize an anode to heat the water, wouldn't it?

...but your...
Forum: Maintenance 07-14-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,326
Posted By BucBuckeye
Thanks kdeiss - this gives me a bit more hope! ...

Thanks kdeiss - this gives me a bit more hope!

I'll definitely start by replacing the hot water anode rod in the water heater, then flush & bleach.

If I decide to replace the anode rod (there...
Forum: Maintenance 07-14-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,326
Posted By BucBuckeye
Ron, thank you for the detail. I will absolutely...

Ron, thank you for the detail. I will absolutely ask the previous owner of the land if they will forward me a copy of the well report - but again - the previous owners drilled the well, but did not...
Forum: Maintenance 07-13-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,326
Posted By BucBuckeye
Maiden Voyage/Smelly Water...?!

I'm just back from spending two weeks in my 2008 Monty (31 RLD) - what a WONDERFUL trip!

I've set the TT up on some land I bought in northern Michigan. Completed a well that was sunk several years...
Forum: The Medic 05-13-2017, 03:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,009
Posted By BucBuckeye
Thanks, that's actually an idea we hadn't...

Thanks, that's actually an idea we hadn't considered!
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