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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-07-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By geobet
Grab a friend or relative with a CDL and tell...

Grab a friend or relative with a CDL and tell them they owe you a favor - or beg!
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-02-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By geobet
I have the same model. Mine doesn't have...

I have the same model. Mine doesn't have "rollers" it is a "slide bar" that the slideout rides in an out on. I had that same problem once. I solved the problem by snugging up the cables (both in and...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-30-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By geobet
Your slide is pulled in and out over a "slide...

Your slide is pulled in and out over a "slide bar" inside the wall. Doubt that if the squealing slide is larger than your bedroom slideout that it rides on rollers.

First, make sure your cables...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-10-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 678
Posted By geobet
Best info is available on your yellow door...

Best info is available on your yellow door sticker. Your truck will pull it, its rated at roughly 13-13,500#, but can it stop it safely? Pin weight on the 3121 is about 2350#. Probably be edging your...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-09-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,110
Posted By geobet
Welcome to the group from Florida. I have the...

Welcome to the group from Florida. I have the 310RE and we like the heck out of it! I do all my own maintenance - even when it was under warranty and the 310 has been virtually problem free. I simply...
Forum: Maintenance 09-07-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By geobet
I've used both. My preference is geocel. Good...

I've used both. My preference is geocel. Good stuff and sticks to anything, i.e., fingers, gloves, putty knife, dog, etc. Best way I've found to work with it is to use blue tape to tape the seam(s)...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-07-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By geobet
You've chosen to live a lifestyle that most can...

You've chosen to live a lifestyle that most can only dream about. Welcome to the group from sunny Florida. Warmer and dryer in January is what we have to offer down here. So, come on down, everybody...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-05-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By geobet
My 2017 HC had the same appearance. I thought I...

My 2017 HC had the same appearance. I thought I had delamination. I contacted the dealer and keystone. Then, I looked at several other HC's on the lot to verify what the dealer and Keystone told me....
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 08-30-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 407
Posted By geobet
Look at the bright side - at least its easier to...

Look at the bright side - at least its easier to get to the cable adjustment.
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-28-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By geobet
Congrats on the HC. Really nice unit. And welcome...

Congrats on the HC. Really nice unit. And welcome from Dunnellon, Florida.
Forum: Campgrounds 08-24-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By geobet
Best already have a reservation. Don't even think...

Best already have a reservation. Don't even think about state parks - they book out a year in advance. Plus, bring a few bags of that northern green. We love our snowbirds, but wish the crowd would...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-06-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By geobet
78 is a bit cool, but to each his own. I live in...

78 is a bit cool, but to each his own. I live in Florida, where the combination of heat and humidity makes it hotter than Satan's arm pits. After discovering a pantry door rail separated from the...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 08-06-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By geobet
Damp rid for that mess will take forever and...

Damp rid for that mess will take forever and probably not do that good a job. After you've vac'd up as much as you can, try to disinfect the area thoroughly then towel dry as best you can. Then, if...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-03-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By geobet
Check your stock pin box for a model number then...

Check your stock pin box for a model number then go to the MorRyde site and see if the 1621 will match with your stock box. Just did it on my 310 HC and really like it. MorRyde only sells though...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-25-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By geobet
Part of the problem may be that your truck is a...

Part of the problem may be that your truck is a SRW. Hopefully you've scaled it out to get your true pin weight then compare it to your door sticker to see if you're not overloaded. That's part of...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-22-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 95
Posted By geobet
A bit pricey for my tastes - and I live in...

A bit pricey for my tastes - and I live in Florida. Really caters to snow birds - just bring a couple bags of $$$ with you. With two months to spend there, you'll scratch the surface of all there is...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 07-21-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By geobet
Live and camp in hot, muggy Florida. Installed...

Live and camp in hot, muggy Florida. Installed these (2) one on each side at the bottom. Fabricated a mounting bracket from 3/4" alum. strips for support. They're really quiet and seem to do the job...
Forum: Maintenance 07-04-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By geobet
ExPatNW - this link has all the info you'll ever...

ExPatNW - this link has all the info you'll ever need about bolt torque.www.portlandbolt.com/technical/bolt-torque-chart/
Forum: Maintenance 07-04-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By geobet
Check your pin box bolts

In the process of changing my pin box to a MorRyde rubber pin box and adding wet bolts. While I have a check list spreadsheet that I use for normal maintenance, i.e., wheel torque, suspension,...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 07-02-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By geobet
My previous truck, Ram 2500, had similar problems...

My previous truck, Ram 2500, had similar problems with the aux tank plumbed into the main tank. My current truck 2018 Ram dually, has a 40 gal or so aux tank. I didn't want a repeat of previous...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-30-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By geobet
Gorilla tape is probably a bit thicker than scrim...

Gorilla tape is probably a bit thicker than scrim shield tape. Thus my concern about it getting hung up on the slider bar when the room goes in and out and creating a much bigger problem than the...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-28-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By geobet
Scrim Shield Tape

Scrim Shield Tape. Anybody use it to tape scuffed or torn Darco (tarp like stuff used on the bottom of slideouts). Can it get snagged by the slide strip the room slides over when the room is opened...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-26-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 202
Posted By geobet
Changing Pin Box

This question is for some of you wrench turners, like myself, who do all your own maintenance & repairs and have changed out your pin box.

My HC has the standard pin box. Thinking of changing to...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-15-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,610
Posted By geobet
Decision time for roadside assistance.

I've been with Good Sam roadside assistance for like forever. Only used them one time several years ago with DW locked the keys inside the rig. Good Sam took forever to get to us and I had to pay...
Forum: It's a Dirty Job but Someone has to do it! 06-15-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,824
Posted By geobet
Unless your caulking is dried out, cracked and/or...

Unless your caulking is dried out, cracked and/or leaking, the scrubbing you did looks "good enough". Think about it, lots of commercial buildings have "rubber roofs". I have yet to see anyone...
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