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Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-25-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 978
Posted By DebNJim B
Yes, I saw that but in the picture it just looks...

Yes, I saw that but in the picture it just looks like a rocker switch and when you said it didn't function I didn't know if it didn't conduct electricity or just didn't move which is what you've...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-25-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 978
Posted By DebNJim B
When you say non functional does that mean the...

When you say non functional does that mean the rocker is frozen or it just doesn't do anything when switched. If it's the latter, well it wouldn't if only one wire. Is there a second post on the back...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-24-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 978
Posted By DebNJim B
Some history here might help. This is a 2011, did...

Some history here might help. This is a 2011, did you just buy it or have you had it awhile? If not new to you, did the lights ever work? When you changed to LED tights, are the living room lights...
Forum: Maintenance 11-16-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,066
Posted By DebNJim B
I was thinking the same thing Dave. Did some part...

I was thinking the same thing Dave. Did some part time grease monkey work in the mid 60's and early 70's and most brakes were drums. No pads, just shoes. Did a lot of brake jobs and packed my share...
Forum: Maintenance 11-16-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,066
Posted By DebNJim B
I had the dealer repack ours in Aug during our...

I had the dealer repack ours in Aug during our annual warranty inspection and
before our annual trip south. They pull the wheels and repack the bearings and do a full detailed brake inspection....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-16-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 569
Posted By DebNJim B
Your initial statement was correct, should be...

Your initial statement was correct, should be pretty simple. And it is. Two systems, 12v, 120v, both pretty basic. The confusing part usually comes where the two systems interact together.
When I...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-16-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By DebNJim B
LOL...when I first started reading I thought you...

LOL...when I first started reading I thought you were talking about the trash can and was wondering how you emtied it...:lol:
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-14-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,643
Posted By DebNJim B
I had the most tools a few years ago and then...

I had the most tools a few years ago and then discovered the is no prize. I have since been giving my tools to my Son and SIL's who will get more use out of them. Don't worry I have retained enough...
Forum: Boon-docking 11-14-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,102
Posted By DebNJim B
Found a good battery

I had a single Marine type battery from the dealer rated at 70AH. Residential fridge would kill it overnight. Needed to go larger and was looking at 2-6v set up when I found this battery.

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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-12-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,623
Posted By DebNJim B
Agree. Truckers are right up there with military...

Agree. Truckers are right up there with military and first responders. They all make this great country work.
I always try to help out the trucks when on the road. Did a little part time local...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-05-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,188
Posted By DebNJim B
This is a very interesting discussion. Some very...

This is a very interesting discussion. Some very good analysis of this odd wiring in an older RV, both from electricians and others that are obviously knowledgeable of how electricity works. I put...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-05-2020, 05:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 818
Posted By DebNJim B
Similar to Bob I use one of these with a 30A...

Similar to Bob I use one of these with a 30A extension when I am at home....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-01-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 852
Posted By DebNJim B
:lol:I too use ours as a hand warmer when I'm...

:lol:I too use ours as a hand warmer when I'm dumping the tanks in winter. It does bother me a bit to know I'm dumping so much hot air outside. Wish I could capture more of it use inside.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-01-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 861
Posted By DebNJim B
We get a few FM stations with the rubber antenna...

We get a few FM stations with the rubber antenna on the side of the camper just like the picture above. AM is just static, I assume wire is rolled up behind. Bottom line we don't use the radio. I'm...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-30-2020, 05:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 940
Posted By DebNJim B
Congrats on the new rig and TV. So sorry to hear...

Congrats on the new rig and TV. So sorry to hear of your home loss. Your family has been thrown a real nasty curve ball here but it seems you're handling it well.
You've received very good advice...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-29-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,070
Posted By DebNJim B
This is exactly the process I have used for...

This is exactly the process I have used for several years and since our current 5er was new. Sensors have worked just fine on both rigs. The first one we bought used and the black sensor was stuck on...
Forum: Campgrounds 10-29-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,758
Posted By DebNJim B
We have a private camp site in GA for the winter...

We have a private camp site in GA for the winter so that is no problem. We left NY Oct 21 for our annual trek down. Made reservations at our usual three cg's about two weeks in advance with no issues...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-27-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By DebNJim B
Thanks for that link, it's just what I've been...

Thanks for that link, it's just what I've been looking for. DW loves the shower in the 5er and wants that same bar in our S&B at home. Have had a time finding one similar that was not priced out of...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-24-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,398
Posted By DebNJim B
I have nearly always bought used, only two new...

I have nearly always bought used, only two new vehicles in my lifetime. But this last time I just couldn't find what I was looking for plus the used trucks were nearly as much as new. The new ones on...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-23-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 817
Posted By DebNJim B
They've been mixing up the black/grey tank labels...

They've been mixing up the black/grey tank labels for years. Can't blame Covid for that one.
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 10-23-2020, 06:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By DebNJim B
Next time you go to the camper I would take one...

Next time you go to the camper I would take one battery and connect it to see if it works. The fact that it works off the generator says the thermostat is OK.
The only change here seems to be the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-22-2020, 05:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,388
Posted By DebNJim B
I read an article in Cnet once that recommended...

I read an article in Cnet once that recommended buying a "dumb" tv and using a fire stick or Roku to make it smart. The processors are faster in the sticks and they update better. I have a smart tv...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-20-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,398
Posted By DebNJim B
All three brands now make good reliable TV's....

All three brands now make good reliable TV's. It's really down to taste and brand loyalty. Cut the best deal, get the engine you love or the biggest/baddest computer screen, it really doesn't matter....
Forum: Repairs & Service 10-18-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By DebNJim B
And as a bonus, the P trap in the hose also shuts...

And as a bonus, the P trap in the hose also shuts off an open path into your rig for critters or insects.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-18-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 848
Posted By DebNJim B
We found our theater seating too uncomfortable...

We found our theater seating too uncomfortable and the power controls just too slow. We donated ours to Salvation Army and bought individual manual recliners from a furniture store.
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