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Forum: Repairs & Service 08-05-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By KathyandDave
We had various similar issues. got the new...

We had various similar issues. got the new controller. OK for a while, then the rear stabilizers would only work via the fob. Found a resetting fuse in the line, mounted above the hydraulics unit....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-05-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,154
Posted By KathyandDave
Following H. John Kohl's lead, I installed simple...

Following H. John Kohl's lead, I installed simple scissor jacks in front of the wheels. I raise the nose with the landing gear to about four degrees (I have a Hoppy level mounted over the controls to...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 08-05-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 19,191
Posted By KathyandDave
Weigh your rig

Tires are classified by load range. Buy a tire that exceeds your expected needs by some amount based on actual weight and the speed you drive. Expect off balance loads and road hazards. Ten years...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-20-2016, 06:22 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,643
Posted By KathyandDave
That's how we do it. Of course, we had to...

That's how we do it. Of course, we had to separately buy and install an end termination valve. We got a clear 45 degree elbow to see the results. Also, we have threaded steel wire though and around...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-20-2016, 06:18 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,643
Posted By KathyandDave


Forum: Maintenance 05-14-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,428
Posted By KathyandDave
Great idea!

Great idea!
Forum: Maintenance 05-12-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,428
Posted By KathyandDave
It turned out that the anode threads had spalled...

It turned out that the anode threads had spalled but the tank threads were only corroded. I used a dremel cutter to repair the anode threads and the wire brush to clean the tank threads. One complete...
Forum: Maintenance 05-10-2016, 04:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,428
Posted By KathyandDave
The question is what is "proper application" that...

The question is what is "proper application" that allows electrical continuity? Maybe a single wrap?
Any thoughts on cutting the threads of the tank?
Forum: Maintenance 05-09-2016, 05:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,428
Posted By KathyandDave
Our anode's threaded fitting and the threaded...

Our anode's threaded fitting and the threaded fitting of the tank have corroded so the anode hasn't been working (by the way, it's supposed to wear away - it's a sacrificial anode - and Teflon...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-18-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 982
Posted By KathyandDave
Our plan is to add a branch to the house's main...

Our plan is to add a branch to the house's main sewage line that spans the basement, as if we were adding another toilet, then run the new line to the exterior with a P-trap (inside) and a reversed...
Forum: Let Us Entertain You 09-14-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,010
Posted By KathyandDave
I've found that it helps to refer to "in" and...

I've found that it helps to refer to "in" and "out" and "to" and "from" according to the signal flow. So "from" the "out", "to" the "in". Drawing it on a piece of paper, "from" left "to" right. These...
Forum: Let Us Entertain You 09-13-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 434
Posted By KathyandDave
New Traveler Mission vs. older MiniMax?

CW has the older unit on sale for approx. 1/2 the price of the newer unit. What's the downside besides a bit taller? Compatibility? Reliability?
Forum: Was that You??? 09-13-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 322
Posted By KathyandDave
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-13-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 982
Posted By KathyandDave
We bought a FloJet portable. Our situation is...

We bought a FloJet portable. Our situation is just like WaltBennet's at home and HamRad's when we visit our daughter. Thanks to this forum for sharing all your experiences.
Forum: Campgrounds State, Provincial & Federal 09-13-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 744
Posted By KathyandDave
We've picked Pine Creek Campground, near...

We've picked Pine Creek Campground, near Newfield, in the Ithaca area. We're enjoying it. The environment is between a KOA and a provincial/state park. Beautiful mature grounds. Thanks to all for...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-10-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 982
Posted By KathyandDave
How many MOC'ers have macerators and what kind?

We're debating portable vs. wired in. We can install a garden hose connection to the home waste piping. Visitors with macerators could hook up. Thoughts? What have others done? Which unit for the...
Forum: Campgrounds State, Provincial & Federal 09-06-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 744
Posted By KathyandDave
Thank you, all. We're still scratching our heads,...

Thank you, all. We're still scratching our heads, researching and planning (I scratch, Kathy researches and plans). We'll be arriving on the 10th of September. More ideas are welcome.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 09-02-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,406
Posted By KathyandDave
Marathons are bad for our big trailers. Despite...

Marathons are bad for our big trailers. Despite creeping at 55, our tread separated. We were lucky not to have a blowout. The Goodyear rep let on that the marathons are only rated for 10,000 miles or...
Forum: Campgrounds State, Provincial & Federal 09-02-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 744
Posted By KathyandDave
Finger lakes?

Looking for a CG that can handle our Montana. The state parks appear to suit smaller rigs than ours. Any ideas? TIA.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 07-16-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By KathyandDave
Low pressure warning at cold temps has been the...

Low pressure warning at cold temps has been the issue for us too (we're Canadian, eh).
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 07-15-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By KathyandDave
Setting upper and lower thresholds on TPMS?

What values do people use above and below the target pressures? 10%, 20%?
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 07-12-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 782
Posted By KathyandDave
We live in south central Ontario. Michelin LTX...

We live in south central Ontario. Michelin LTX MS2's. No issues with winter driving.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-12-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By KathyandDave
To various points: I have seen for myself the...

To various points:
I have seen for myself the inside of a weld where the hanger broke off the frame. It was rusty inside the weld.
I, too, meticulously kept our weight down and our pressure up and...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-08-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By KathyandDave
Frame flex and tire failure?

I met a man who pulls a very expensive SOB and is retired from a farm and construction equipment manufacturer (he could compare notes with Ron Ames). In 2010, he bought a Big Sky and sold it seven...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-03-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By KathyandDave
Electrical question about no neutral

When we visit some musical friends, we park next to their drive-in shed. There's a Lincoln arc welder that connects to an old-fashioned 3-prong 50A connector. To get air conditioning in the summer, I...
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