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Old 04-05-2018, 11:19 PM   #1
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First Outing Planned

Gonna take our brand new unit out next weekend. I've read many tips and advice from this forum. I just finished the install of the EMS. That was not fun! #6 wire would not play nice, it just needed to be "man-handled" but it showed a fault with my home extension cord, so ops check good. I thought the newer Montana's had a heat pump installed, but I can't figure out where the controls are. Hoping to get a TPMS for the truck and fifth wheel before we take it out. I've purchased my SS hardware to replace all the fender hardware. I plan to weigh it next weekend, so I'll know what I'm dealing with. All things considered, I think I'm ready to tow this thing around and start using it. Thanks again everyone for the great advice and tips.
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Old 04-06-2018, 10:31 AM   #2
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Have a great time on your first outing! Good to hear you got an EMS you never know about the Ele at a CG. Your Heat pump runs off the main heater control there a some good U\tube videos on how it works if you can figure it out but if you scroll through it you will get to the heat pump.

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Old 04-06-2018, 11:08 AM   #3
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I'll check Youtube. BTW what do you use to keep tabs on your propane tank levels?
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Old 04-06-2018, 12:03 PM   #4
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Mike,

Good luck on your first trip. Take it slow and easy - look up for things you might hit as they are tall rigs. You heat pump control should be in the living room thermostat - toggle from off to cool to furnace to heat pump. I top off my tanks before most trips and then just have 1 tank turned on at a time so I don't use all the gas (others carry a spare and run both or use one of the gauges). Unless you are using your furnace a lot the gas with last for awhile.
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Old 04-06-2018, 07:59 PM   #5
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Good luck on your trip. Hope everything goes great.
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Old 04-06-2018, 09:33 PM   #6
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Enjoy that new fiver. Re propane levels, I don’t worry about it. Unless you running the furnace frequently you won’t use much , particularly if running HWH and frig on electric, and of course you have two tanks.
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