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Forum: Additions & Improvements 10-20-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By mtlakejim
We went with the thick floating planking that has...

We went with the thick floating planking that has the glue edge (IE: only the tiles glue to each other on the overlap). Woodgrain and looks just like wood flooring. Very happy with it. Also have same...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-20-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 119
Posted By mtlakejim
Welcome to the forum. May you have many years of...

Welcome to the forum. May you have many years of wonderful travels
Forum: Additions & Improvements 10-20-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By mtlakejim
The thick heavy duty floating type.

The thick heavy duty floating type.
Forum: Trailers, Tow Vehicles & RV related items for Sale 10-19-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 363
Posted By mtlakejim
Agreed. People selling an RV might not like NADA...

Agreed. People selling an RV might not like NADA but it is what the banks go by.
Forum: Trailers, Tow Vehicles & RV related items for Sale 10-19-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 363
Posted By mtlakejim
That's the downfall of buying new for sure. You...

That's the downfall of buying new for sure. You WILL be underwater due to massive deprecation for at least the first 3 years, maybe longer! Unless you find a cash buyer (good luck with that at over...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-14-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,084
Posted By mtlakejim
Look at it this way. You need at least enough...

Look at it this way. You need at least enough water added that the mix in the tank has the consistency thinner than a milk shake. The only thing taking the solids out of the tank is gravity and...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-13-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 379
Posted By mtlakejim
Did the exact same thing myself. The long...

Did the exact same thing myself.

The long bed allows me to more easily carry lumber (especially sheet goods) for my woodworking.

It doesn't hurt my feeling that it also totally eliminates...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 10-12-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 827
Posted By mtlakejim
On a related topic. May I suggest that everyone...

On a related topic. May I suggest that everyone put timers to turn off ANY visible bulbs at your campsite at 10pm. If you run visible rope lights around the perimeter of your campsites or hang the...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 10-12-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 827
Posted By mtlakejim
I bought cheap (about $30) single remote control...

I bought cheap (about $30) single remote control RGB LED rope light (from Lowes) and used square wire stays with zip ties to secure it to the center of the Corplast. It gives almost the ideal glow...
Forum: Practice and Testing Forum 10-12-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,756
Posted By mtlakejim
We run a Curt since it is what Ram provides from...

We run a Curt since it is what Ram provides from the factory (under Mopar branding). It has been a flawless hitch for us. A good number of folks on here are B&W fans too. Only issue is they are heavy...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-09-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,084
Posted By mtlakejim
I'm not into Boondocking. BUT if I was, I would...

I'm not into Boondocking. BUT if I was, I would make sure I had LARGE tanks on my rig or have a portable tank to take off the waste. Granted a Bidet may help reduce the paper used BUT let me remind...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-09-2020, 05:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,084
Posted By mtlakejim
[QUOTE=ForBruce;1200204]water is not the...

[QUOTE=ForBruce;1200204]water is not the key....excessive water use = excessive dumping.


Yes plenty of water IS the key to keeping your septic system functioning (says 99% of those who actually...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 10-07-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,218
Posted By mtlakejim
Well ok then. I would have never thought to use...

Well ok then. I would have never thought to use odor eliminator for the application but glad to hear SOMETHING works on that glue!! Thanks for the heads up!

I wonder if it is the citrus (IE:...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 10-02-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,218
Posted By mtlakejim
Yep, pulled our mirror off as well and still...

Yep, pulled our mirror off as well and still haven't gotten all the sticky stuff off. So what did you use in conjunction with the elbow grease?

Wife has the Cricut machine as well so she will be...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-01-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 889
Posted By mtlakejim
Ok sorry, What State is this county located in?...

Ok sorry, What State is this county located in? There are parts of this country where the government is very heavy handed on what you can and can't do and other states where there are very few...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-01-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 889
Posted By mtlakejim
Man alive what state do you live in??? Its...

Man alive what state do you live in??? Its decidedly not that way here in Arkansas!!! Sounds like one of those states where the government tries to control everything?
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-30-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 889
Posted By mtlakejim
Amen and double ditto!! That's why we have 20...

Amen and double ditto!! That's why we have 20 acres in the Ozarks!! Nearest neighbor is about a mile away. We can do just about anything we want with our property. Never have understood folks wanting...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-28-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 970
Posted By mtlakejim
IF you cover those vents be very aware that in...

IF you cover those vents be very aware that in some models that is the supply air for the Furnace. You need to very careful not to turn on the furnace while those vents are blocked as I suspect it...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 09-26-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 718
Posted By mtlakejim
There are areas where, if your stuck, you need...

There are areas where, if your stuck, you need three (Carlsbad, NM desert during the summer for example). And there are LOTS of places where you need two when your on a 30/20 amp site with no shade....
Forum: Additions & Improvements 09-26-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 718
Posted By mtlakejim
More than a few of us have run the 3rd A/C...

More than a few of us have run the 3rd A/C completely independent of the coach wiring and it works exceptionally well. If yours is prewired, trace the wiring to a point where you can separate it out...
Forum: Repairs & Service 09-15-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,339
Posted By mtlakejim
Yep this is similar to what I have said in the...

Yep this is similar to what I have said in the past about Grand Design as well. There is more than one guy up in Indiana that has made their fortune starting RV brands, building them up (with better...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-15-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 108
Posted By mtlakejim
I actually welded up three receivers with a piece...

I actually welded up three receivers with a piece of channel iron across the back of my last 5th wheel that were tied into the frame. Used it to carry lightweight dirt bike back there. BUT it doesn't...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 09-14-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,193
Posted By mtlakejim
The one in Artesia? Yeah we ate there several...

The one in Artesia? Yeah we ate there several times. It got really bad during covid. For a while they didn't have hamburger patties as I recall. The Pecos Diamond was our favorite restaurant in...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 09-14-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,193
Posted By mtlakejim
We were actually staying in the Escapees "The...

We were actually staying in the Escapees "The Ranch" RV park which you will know is located between Artesia and Carlsbad.

The folks at the RV park were nice enough but vast majority did not stay...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 09-14-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,193
Posted By mtlakejim
In RED above. You had to add a lot to that soil...

In RED above. You had to add a lot to that soil to get anything to grow. Face it the soil is poor in the part of the country and more importantly water is scarce. They made us use reject water from...
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