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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By DutchmenSport
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And because of the way the trailer is wired, not everything is truly cut off from the batteries. There are still items in the camper...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-04-2022, 06:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,554
Posted By DutchmenSport
There should be an on-off button on the actual...

There should be an on-off button on the actual inverter. There is also a red battery disconnect knob inside the back wall of your front storage area. Both need to be "On". What make and model is...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-04-2022, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 614
Posted By DutchmenSport
I didn't read all the posts, but when the outside...

I didn't read all the posts, but when the outside temperature reached about 45 degrees, heat pumps don't blow heat any more. They only blow cold air. They work very well when temps are above 45. ...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-04-2022, 08:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,554
Posted By DutchmenSport
Try a simple test. Make sure your "Inverter" is...

Try a simple test. Make sure your "Inverter" is turned on and running. Now simply unplug from shore power. Does the refrigerator now come on? If it does not, then the problem is the transfer switch....
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 12-02-2022, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By DutchmenSport
I agree with Mikendebbie (above) as that would be...

I agree with Mikendebbie (above) as that would be your first line of defense against this problem. I'm a firm believer in attempting to fix things myself. If I can, I've saved some money. If I end...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-02-2022, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By DutchmenSport
Welcome to the forums. And congrats on getting...

Welcome to the forums. And congrats on getting that New Montana Legacy! I looked up a general Google search on any 2004 Montana Mountaineer and had several hits. Not knowing exactly what model you...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-01-2022, 06:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 730
Posted By DutchmenSport
On my Chevy crew cab, I can't see inside the bed...

On my Chevy crew cab, I can't see inside the bed from the drivers seat either, even without the Flip Back. I do use the mirror on the fifth wheel. I placed a piece of black electrical tape right in...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-30-2022, 10:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 730
Posted By DutchmenSport
Flipback for me. 4 panels on my 8 foot 1 inch...

Flipback for me. 4 panels on my 8 foot 1 inch bed. Got the Flip Back when the truck was just 1 week old. That was 8 years ago. The Flip Back is still holding up very well after all this time. ...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-29-2022, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 227
Posted By DutchmenSport
Welcome to the forums and congrats on getting...

Welcome to the forums and congrats on getting that Montana! You sound like you are really enjoying the "nomadic" lifestyle. Every day just gets better and better!
Forum: Maintenance 11-29-2022, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 972
Posted By DutchmenSport
If anyone can figure out how to get those "ends"...

If anyone can figure out how to get those "ends" apart to separate the insides and clean the back side of that last screen off, I sure would appreciate it.

My mother's house had one of those...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-23-2022, 06:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,542
Posted By DutchmenSport
Actually, there are more options available for...

Actually, there are more options available for hooking up the connections to PEX pipes.

I don't know what they are all called, but there are other styles. In my own camper, when I've done changes...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-21-2022, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 231
Posted By DutchmenSport
Welcome to the forums and congrats on your new...

Welcome to the forums and congrats on your new lifestyle.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-19-2022, 08:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,011
Posted By DutchmenSport
Just heard on the news that Buffalo, NY now has...

Just heard on the news that Buffalo, NY now has 77 inches of snow. 72 inches is 6 feet. Yikes!
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-17-2022, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,392
Posted By DutchmenSport
Unless you have a front living room / rear...

Unless you have a front living room / rear bedroom model (like mine). But, I never noticed any difference at all. (Tongue - King Pin hitch) weight? Well, that might be different with a front bed...
Forum: Full Timing in your Montana 11-17-2022, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By DutchmenSport
As stated above, keep the furnace running. The...

As stated above, keep the furnace running. The furnace needs to blow under the floor into the underbelly of the camper in order to keep the pipes from freezing. Also, if hooked up to city water,...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-16-2022, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By DutchmenSport
On a previous travel trailer we had the microwave...

On a previous travel trailer we had the microwave go out on us. (Highpointe) I didn't even try to fix it. My wife and I ended up finding another microwave at Wall Mart that fit the space. It was...
Forum: Long Timers 11-15-2022, 03:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,515
Posted By DutchmenSport
@ Derby6.... I finally did retire. My last...

@ Derby6....

I finally did retire. My last day of "work" was January 14, 2022. SS, insurance, everything worked out ok.

I did spend the entire month of August 2022 serving as a campground host...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 11-14-2022, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By DutchmenSport
What's really fun is towing a behemoth fifth...

What's really fun is towing a behemoth fifth wheel (41 feet long) and towing with a 1 ton diesel, dually, skipping along at 60 mph (very comfortable speed). Then there's that somebody towing with...
Forum: Maintenance 11-14-2022, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 977
Posted By DutchmenSport
I'm still using the same factory installed (or...

I'm still using the same factory installed (or dealer installed) lead batteries after, over, 4 years now. I have NEVER added a single drop of water to the batteries. My camper has been plugged in ...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-14-2022, 06:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By DutchmenSport
It's pretty easy to do. 1) I use Microsoft...

It's pretty easy to do.

1) I use Microsoft "Paint" for my photo editing. It's already on your computer if you have Microsoft (any version).

2) Find the photo you want to use in your...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-13-2022, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By DutchmenSport
Congrats on your Montana. It's nice to hear your...

Congrats on your Montana. It's nice to hear your first trips with it were successful and you have some enjoyable future plans with it also. Welcome to the forums and again ... Congrats!
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-12-2022, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By DutchmenSport
We use our Montana throughout the winter months....

We use our Montana throughout the winter months. We do our share of cold weather camping. But, if we are still in the freeze zone states, the camper is completely winterized. That means the RV...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-12-2022, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By DutchmenSport
Check out this forum thread from Forest River. I...

Check out this forum thread from Forest River. I think it has your answer:

Click here. (https://www.forestriverforums.com/forums/f110/connexx-tv-remote-help-please-195872.html)
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-11-2022, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 943
Posted By DutchmenSport
I have had a similar issue happen every now and...

I have had a similar issue happen every now and then. It simply does not makes sense. What I started doing is to make sure I have the trailer set pretty level to start with, left-right by using...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-11-2022, 10:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,904
Posted By DutchmenSport
Um... one word about P-traps. Several years ago...

Um... one word about P-traps. Several years ago I failed to run enough "pink stuff" down the bathroom sink, and in the Spring I had a gusher flowing out of the new crack in the P-trap.

Ever since...
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