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Old 08-20-2018, 08:36 AM   #61
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I can see the hitch in my TV mirror so no need to use it. As someone said it's useless.
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Old 08-20-2018, 10:18 AM   #62
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I use it to check my hair after I unhook
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Old 08-20-2018, 01:01 PM   #63
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I don't use it to hook up, but every spring many robins use it repeatedly to do battle against themselves, ...and they crap all over my 5th Airborne pin box!

I'd prefer that it wasn't there at all.
Same thing with the birds, got my finger nail under it and ripped it off. It`s just held on with glue, got the glue residue off with WD-40 and good to go.
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Old 08-20-2018, 01:11 PM   #64
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Same thing with the birds, got my finger nail under it and ripped it off. It`s just held on with glue, got the glue residue off with WD-40 and good to go.
Hmmmmm
That might be a good spot for that home state sticker???
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Old 08-20-2018, 01:31 PM   #65
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Useless.
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Old 08-20-2018, 02:04 PM   #66
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there's a mirror on the front cap???
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Old 08-20-2018, 06:24 PM   #67
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I would like to get a survey going on do you use the mirror on the front end cap to hook or unhook? or any other thoughts/comments about it.

I'll go first, I do not like the mirror upfront. I think it makes the Montana and new Big Sky look cheap.
I have used it on our 2018 3121RL however I can Live with or without it, doesnít phase me in the least
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Old 08-20-2018, 06:38 PM   #68
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nope. what mirror. mine looks like a silver plate, no mirror at all.


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Old 08-21-2018, 04:18 AM   #69
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If you really feel that mirror is needed, a measurement, a quick trip to any glass seller, a bit of contact cement, 3M hook and loop (not Velcro) or a good water proof glue and a very few bucks later you have one that actually reflects well.
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Old 08-21-2018, 07:10 AM   #70
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Mine looked like crap within a month of purchase.
i have been intending to polish a piece of aluminum to place there, but the job is too far down on the list.....lol
Probably just remove it
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Old 08-21-2018, 07:11 AM   #71
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We have a 3790 & I don't use the mirror for hooking up. I use the rearview mirror and reference points on the hitch. I have no opinion about the front cap.
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Old 08-21-2018, 10:15 AM   #72
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I cant I washed my new trailer for the first time and it has black streaks all down the front. Cant see in it now
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Old 08-21-2018, 10:18 AM   #73
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I just purchase a new Montana and I was trying to get the steaks off the front hitch mirror, but they will not come off. I was wondering what everybody is cleaning theirs with, any ideas would be helpful.


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Old 08-21-2018, 12:54 PM   #74
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Never use it! it's all blurry any way's
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Old 08-21-2018, 01:57 PM   #75
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I don't use it on the Montana and didn't use it on the other keystone product we had. Maybe it works but I just never think about it. I used to look over my shoulder to hook up but now I use the rear view mirror which I find is much easier and more accurate. Only took me about 20 years to figure that one out...lol.
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Old 08-21-2018, 02:51 PM   #76
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Thumbs up Beneficial for aligning hitch. Leds very useful.

IHave a short bed Ram and use the mirror all the time for lateral alignment.
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Old 08-21-2018, 03:29 PM   #77
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Our “hitch” light is a round light just above hitch but not attached to the so called mirror. We use it primarily as a good way to light up front area of camper when we return to camp after dark or have friends over for cards
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Old 08-21-2018, 04:54 PM   #78
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I use mine and like it on my Montana HC.....also had one on a 2007 Wildcat. So Keystone is not the first to use it.
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Old 08-22-2018, 05:45 AM   #79
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I don't use ours and am in the useless camp. I can not see the pin and hitch do to the trifold bed cover. I painted a white line on the hitch and the under side of the cover (while folded up) I just align the white stripes while hitching up while looking in the rear view mirror. I usually have to get out once and look at the pin height to make sure its correct.
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Old 08-24-2018, 09:55 AM   #80
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Just dragged my factory pin box out of the truck to give it a toss into the basement, and noticed the decal says "patent pending". (also noticed "Montana" written backwards to show in the mirror). I guess the mirror might be a Keystone exclusive if it's patented.

I think I'll stencil my overall height in standard and metric units backwards on the new pin box so it shows in the mirror like a U-Haul truck does.
That patent thing made me chuckle. What's up with that? It's a blooming mirror, for goodness sake. Mirrors have been around for thousands of years. I like the cap design ... never use the mirror.
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