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Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help Yesterday, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 79
Posted By BB_TX
A loose or poor connection in your main power...

A loose or poor connection in your main power wire can cause a voltage drop like that. Good voltage until current starts to flow. But with current flow the resistance of the bad connection causes a...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 100
Posted By BB_TX
Ours will heat a cup of water hot in 1 1/2...

Ours will heat a cup of water hot in 1 1/2 minutes.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 210
Posted By BB_TX
If the 120 vac and the 12 vdc are both “blinking”...

If the 120 vac and the 12 vdc are both “blinking” at the same time (and by blinking I assume a momentary lose of power) then my guess would be the following. One, your battery(s) is bad and not...
Forum: Member News 11-11-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 130
Posted By BB_TX
My flag out front flies 24/7/365 lighted at night...

My flag out front flies 24/7/365 lighted at night to honor all our veterans and to honor our country.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-11-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 210
Posted By BB_TX
Some questions. Are you losing power to both...

Some questions.
Are you losing power to both the 120 vac devices and the 12 vdc devices?
How long does power remain off? And does it return by itself, or something you do?
Is the timing random,...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-11-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,965
Posted By BB_TX
You are not alone. There have been a number of...

You are not alone. There have been a number of postings over the years about people realizing they had high hitched without realizing it. When someone says they raise their trailer so that the pin...
Forum: Workamping 11-09-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By BB_TX
Not heading to ND anytime soon. But curious what...

Not heading to ND anytime soon. But curious what you do at a beet harvest. .
Forum: Maintenance 11-09-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By BB_TX
There are auto reset breakers for the 12 vdc...

There are auto reset breakers for the 12 vdc circuits, but not for the 120 vac circuits. I am guessing there is a loose wire in the outlet you saw the flash, periodically making and breaking contact....
Forum: Maintenance 11-09-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By BB_TX
First question concerns the breakers just to make...

First question concerns the breakers just to make sure you are aware. A circuit breaker handle does not flip to the OFF position when it trips. The handle just moves slightly off the ON position and...
Forum: Maintenance 11-09-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By BB_TX
My CO detector is 9v battery powered just like...

My CO detector is 9v battery powered just like the smoke detector.

My propane detector is hardwired. I have never tried it but have read before that they are wired independent of the battery...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-09-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By BB_TX
Here is an easy to understand article with...

Here is an easy to understand article with diagrams. Negative wire goes to frame. Positive wire goes to auto reset circuit breakers. Should be easy to trace those wires and see where they go.
...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-09-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 508
Posted By BB_TX
Well intentioned I suppose, but misinformed. ...

Well intentioned I suppose, but misinformed.

As to whether you disconnect the positive or negative wire doesn't matter. As long as one or the other is disconnected current can't flow thru the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-08-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 508
Posted By BB_TX
The Trojan web site has a paper on batteries and...

The Trojan web site has a paper on batteries and cold with a chart on the freezing point vs the state of charge.


https://www.trojanbattery.com/pdf/WP_DeepCycleBatteryStorage_0512.pdf
Forum: Maintenance 11-08-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By BB_TX
As noted above, the LED blown fuse indicator will...

As noted above, the LED blown fuse indicator will only illuminate if the fuse is blown and there is some type load on that circuit. The LED is connected in parallel to the fuse. As long as the fuse...
Forum: Repairs & Service 11-07-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 721
Posted By BB_TX
It is a good idea to open up the distribution...

It is a good idea to open up the distribution panels for both the 120 vac and the 12 vdc power (after disconnecting the power cord from park pedestal) and tightening all screw connections on the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-07-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,202
Posted By BB_TX
Replace that long breakaway cable with one of...

Replace that long breakaway cable with one of these and not have to worry about it any more.

...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-03-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,965
Posted By BB_TX
What model Reese hitch did you have? Wrap around...

What model Reese hitch did you have? Wrap around jaw or clam shell type?
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-31-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,224
Posted By BB_TX
The price of the 3500 is only a little more than...

The price of the 3500 is only a little more than the 2500. Definitely the 3500.
Forum: Repairs & Service 10-31-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,797
Posted By BB_TX
Have no idea how they attached it. I had it...

Have no idea how they attached it. I had it taped and strapped when I dropped it off. And it looked new when I picked it up. With multiple tears in the fiberglass they had to have taken it...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-30-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By BB_TX
Typically the breaker to the pump had been on the...

Typically the breaker to the pump had been on the left. But regardless of location, the one for the pump is the one to be upgraded.
Forum: Maintenance 10-30-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,790
Posted By BB_TX
Pictures are always a great help. Thanks. I...

Pictures are always a great help. Thanks.

I know some had success by turning their screen washer around so that the screen held the check valve open and allowed the pump to suck antifreeze....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-30-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By BB_TX
I did major damage to my rear cap in 2017...

I did major damage to my rear cap in 2017 including tearing the fiberglass completely in half on one side at the rear window. I was expecting they would have to replace the rear cap and had heard...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-30-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By BB_TX
I agree with Carl. I can't remember anyone ever...

I agree with Carl. I can't remember anyone ever posting about a problem with right side one (the one not associated with the hydraulics).
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-29-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,202
Posted By BB_TX
I had a good friend (RIP) who had a short bed, no...

I had a good friend (RIP) who had a short bed, no slider, and an older 5er with squared front corners. Knocked out his back window on tight back in turn. Traded for a Montana with contoured front...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-28-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,611
Posted By BB_TX
That is a heavy 5er with a shipping (empty)...

That is a heavy 5er with a shipping (empty) weight of almost 14,000 lbs. The traveling weight will depend on how heavy you load it as it has almost 2,900 lb cargo carrying capacity. Probably few...
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