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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-28-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 810
Posted By Camp CA
Wrap yout hose with electrical heat tracing then...

Wrap yout hose with electrical heat tracing then install foam insulation around it secured with weather resistant gorilla tape. That is what I did for many years camping in Lake Tahoe during the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-22-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By Camp CA
Trailer is a 2020 Montana model 3780RL rated for...

Trailer is a 2020 Montana model 3780RL rated for 16,600 lb GVWR. Tow vehicle is a 2016 Ford F350 6.7L diesel Superduty XL Crew Cab DRW 4x2 long bed with 3.73 rear end ratio. I feel comfortable with...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-22-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By Camp CA
King Pin & Loaded Trailer Weight

I went to a CAT scale and weighed the trailer with the loaded trailer on the scale and connected to the tow vehicle hitch with it off the scale - 11,820 lbs. Then I weighed the loaded trailer off the...
Forum: Repairs & Service 11-22-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,424
Posted By Camp CA
That is a "stress crack", which is covered under...

That is a "stress crack", which is covered under the 3-year structural warranty. Fix is to remove fiberglass and weld in aluminum braces with wood blocking. Should be done on both sides (even the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-21-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By Camp CA
I had a combo washer/dryer non vented on my...

I had a combo washer/dryer non vented on my powerboat that we lived on and twice while living overseas. Hated them............clothes always wrinkled. Have a stacked washer/dryer vented and love...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-08-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,903
Posted By Camp CA
Depends on the local restrictions. For example...

Depends on the local restrictions. For example in Sonoma County in California says When you have a building permit for a new house, a septic system installed, and a foundation in place, you can live...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-08-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,345
Posted By Camp CA
2016 Ford F350 DRW with 21,000 miles and never...

2016 Ford F350 DRW with 21,000 miles and never experienced the wobble, albeit at 20,000 miles front end was re-aligned and front tires replaced due to excesive tire wear on the outside edge.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-08-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,836
Posted By Camp CA
Tiretracker TT-600 with TT-200 signal booster for...

Tiretracker TT-600 with TT-200 signal booster for $400 works great monitors 10 tires.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 11-03-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,544
Posted By Camp CA
Set at 120 psig cold. Rolling pressure will...

Set at 120 psig cold. Rolling pressure will increase.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-31-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,606
Posted By Camp CA
Ouch!! Suggest taking it back to the dealer...

Ouch!!

Suggest taking it back to the dealer to address your concerns and inspect all the plumbing.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-27-2021, 10:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,854
Posted By Camp CA
I have had lube plates last for 10+ years and my...

I have had lube plates last for 10+ years and my last one for 1 year.....so it depends. Replaced my last one from Curt (my hitch manufacturer) so will see how long it lasts.
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 10-24-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,436
Posted By Camp CA
There you go...........issue solved!! Good plan.

There you go...........issue solved!! Good plan.
Forum: Repairs & Service 10-03-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,391
Posted By Camp CA
What a story!! We use a keyless entry, have...

What a story!!

We use a keyless entry, have a full set of spare keys in a magnetic box hidden in the front compartment and have a full set of keys in the truck.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-30-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By Camp CA
Lithium Battery Question

My 2020 Montan has a solar flex system with 2 stock Interstate 100 ah lead acid batteries. Problem is the system cannot operate the rv refrierator to cool it down prior to a trip without draining the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-22-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 947
Posted By Camp CA
Minimum recommended clearance between the top...

Minimum recommended clearance between the top rail of the truck bed and cab is 5 inches. To achieve that cleance you will need to raise the hitch height and/or adjust the king pin box height OR buy...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-22-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,031
Posted By Camp CA
My 2016 Ford F350 Super Duty Crew Cab specs: ...

My 2016 Ford F350 Super Duty Crew Cab specs:

1) Long Bed 8' vs Short Bed 6 3/4' - long bed

2) SRW vs DRW? DRW

3) Wheel Base 176", 164", 160"? 172.4"

4) Gear Ratio ( non slip) 3.55, 3.73,...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 09-20-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 19,357
Posted By Camp CA
New tires are cheap insurance, since the tires...

New tires are cheap insurance, since the tires are not protected from the hot California sun during storage and espeacially when towing up to the trailer's 16,6000 lbs GVWR.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 09-20-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 19,357
Posted By Camp CA
Now those are really worn tires!! How many miles...

Now those are really worn tires!! How many miles are on those tires? I plan to replace my ST235/80R16 TL F ROAD MAX ST's after 3 years or 10,000 miles and will look for the best I can purchase for...
Forum: Repairs & Service 09-15-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,708
Posted By Camp CA
I have a Camco RV Waste Tank Cleaning Wand but...

I have a Camco RV Waste Tank Cleaning Wand but have not used it yet since my normal flushing strategy has been to add fill the tank with water and dump while adding flush water, which seems to get it...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-12-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,831
Posted By Camp CA
Buy yoursellf a low deductible 6 year extended...

Buy yoursellf a low deductible 6 year extended warranty. Good value for money in the future. I have a $0 deductible one on my 2020 Montana fifth wheel and used it once to replace a black tank valve...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-12-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,480
Posted By Camp CA
Consider a slider hitch UNLESS you are very...

Consider a slider hitch UNLESS you are very careful when alley docking. I did not have one for many years and never had an incident even after my manual slider seized in the tow position. There are...
Forum: Repairs & Service 08-25-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,767
Posted By Camp CA
Hard to tell from the photograph what I am...

Hard to tell from the photograph what I am looking at. File a claim with your insurance company and let their clam adjuster find you an RV shop that does collision repairs and can get you scheduled...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-20-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,835
Posted By Camp CA
How hard is it to drive a one ton as your daily...

How hard is it to drive a one ton as your daily driver? No big deal driving a 1 ton vs. 1/2 or 3/4 ton truck vs. Expedition or Excurion. I like the 1 ton crew cab dually.

needs good, fast,...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-20-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,766
Posted By Camp CA
You are correct and I spoke to him but did not...

You are correct and I spoke to him but did not want to inconvenience him since he lives in Merced and just confirmed a Jacksn RV driving school owner to escort me.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-20-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,766
Posted By Camp CA
Thanks for those kind words. I just confirmed a...

Thanks for those kind words. I just confirmed a non-commercial class A licensed escort from Gold Country Driving School for the re-test in the event the DMV asks for one.
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