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Old 11-06-2017, 03:29 PM   #1
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maybe I`m over reacting

This was at Walmart when we pulled in . Told the wife we will leave early before him so the accident won`t slow us up. Maybe I`m over reacting.

"What do you mean I`ve been doing this for 30 years."
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Old 11-06-2017, 03:40 PM   #2
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Interesting concept, really scary implementation LOL!
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Old 11-06-2017, 05:00 PM   #3
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Hunting camper put together by three good buddies. One with a truck bed trailer, one with an old slide in camper, and then the one with the, soon to be totaled, F150.
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Old 11-06-2017, 05:03 PM   #4
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I have been using a product called "Lyft" available on Amazon. I found some at a Ocean Depot for $3.00 a bottle compared to around $12.00 at Amazon but it is a hit or miss at these job lot stores. My Monty is peeling all over and where the decals are gone, the glue has attracted a lot of road dust. I found that on a warm day, if you spray the decals and wait five minutes or so, the glue residue with the dirt will scrape right off. The decals that have not lifted can be scrapped from the edges and require more work but will come off. Plastic scrappers do not work. I use a putty knife. At first it appeared the knife was scratching the fiberglass but on closer inspection it was scrapping the residue adhesive and with gently persuasion, it scrapped right down to the fiberglass with no damage to the substrate. It took about thirty minutes to remove the Montana logos from the rear sides, thirty for each side. It does leave a lot of little adhesive balls that will come right off with a pressure washer or soapy sponge. I have lived with this peeling for years and and am relieved I have found a solution. To finish remove all the decals, with the exception of the front cap, which has been done, I estimate about a day or day and a half working at a steady pace. Well worth it for me to make the Monty look presentable.
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Old 11-06-2017, 05:27 PM   #5
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can`t make this stuff up

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Hunting camper put together by three good buddies. One with a truck bed trailer, one with an old slide in camper, and then the one with the, soon to be totaled, F150.
I don`t know about anybody else but I wouldn`t get in that thing with 2 other guys.
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Old 11-06-2017, 05:37 PM   #6
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Hey, that thing might just be the ticket, two close people that don't mind being close. Just have to be careful towing on the way to paradise.
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Old 11-06-2017, 06:40 PM   #7
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This isn't a new idea. Seen several of them during hunting season where your wealth is meaured by the number of washing machines on your front porch.
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Old 11-07-2017, 06:33 AM   #8
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We have also seen similar setups in hunting camp country perhaps they were transporting it to a site in hunting country.
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Old 11-07-2017, 06:51 AM   #9
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Irregardless, I would certainly not want to be behind him on the road.
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Old 11-07-2017, 10:34 AM   #10
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Walmart. Its always at Walmart.
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Old 11-07-2017, 01:55 PM   #11
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I don’t see much difference between pulling this and a small camper. The truck will certainly pull it. The only problem I see are possibly the tires and I can’t tell if they ate overloaded by looking at the picture. If one did blowout we’ve had plenty of them here.
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Old 11-07-2017, 02:24 PM   #12
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Looks okay to me, except for the lack of a license plate.
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Old 11-07-2017, 05:40 PM   #13
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Being a native I can say this where yall can't. Obviously you have never visited Arkansas. There are folks here full timing in worse. Then again is it really ft if the wheels are off of it? They usually come off about week 6 to buy beer...
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Old 11-08-2017, 03:40 PM   #14
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Looks like I wasted money on a Montana if I could have picked this up for a lot less $.
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Old 11-08-2017, 05:38 PM   #15
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I’ve saw the time I would have loved to have a rig like that and a truck any truck to pull it with.
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Old 11-08-2017, 06:42 PM   #16
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Looks like a great camper package. Might be a little unstable, but who knows?!?!?!
p.s. Joking
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Old 11-09-2017, 11:29 AM   #17
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45 years ago, my father built something like this. He was tired of removing the bolted in and very heavy 5th wheel hitch he pulled the bulldozer and trailer with to put the camper on the truck. He made a 5th wheel trailer out of a pickup box-making the trailer a tandem as well. It looked really cool when it was done. I don't remember him ever using it to "pull" the truck camper. It did go into service as a trailer for hauling landscape supplies. I wish pictures were as easy to take then as they are today. On reflection, I don't know how he would have worked the brakes out on it. Maybe that's why he never pulled the camper on it!
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Old 11-09-2017, 12:52 PM   #18
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For your enjoyment,
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Old 11-09-2017, 04:14 PM   #19
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Those tires are definately overloaded and if he does have a flat with that setup it will on its side in a ditch. Hopefully he doesn't cause an accident when he crashes and burns.
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Old 11-09-2017, 04:17 PM   #20
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And they both have space for ATVs!
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