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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-24-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,236
Posted By Goose
I had issues trying to run two receivers off of a...

I had issues trying to run two receivers off of a manual dish. The connections in the convenience center go through a splitter and the signals from the two receivers confused each other. So my fix...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-21-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By Goose
Update to the GFCI issues. I believe I had two...

Update to the GFCI issues. I believe I had two separate problems. The original issue of the GFCI tripping more frequently was do to the GFCI going bad. The issue with the new GFCI that the...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-17-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By Goose
Thanks for the suggestions. I will try these...

Thanks for the suggestions. I will try these Friday if the new GFCI Breaker does not fix the issue. I did try the extension cord to some LED lights with no trip which tells me it may not be a GFCI...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-17-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By Goose
Question Storage GFCI Tripping - Possible Causes

I have a 2017 3791RD that is stored in a public storage facility. I use it often so I use the house supplied GFCI outlet (15 amp) and connect through the main power to keep the residential...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 05-21-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,733
Posted By Goose
I use the Rotella T6 synthetic and change every...

I use the Rotella T6 synthetic and change every 7,500 give or take a couple of hundred and change the fuel filters every third oil change.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 03-08-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By Goose
I also have had the same problem but only when it...

I also have had the same problem but only when it is raining. Weather dries up and no issues. :facepalm:
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 03-02-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 816
Posted By Goose
I use WD-40 exclusively. I coat everything that...

I use WD-40 exclusively. I coat everything that has parts that move and on the slide plate of the hitch each time I move the Montana. I do clean with WD-40 and a clean cloth after each trip also....
Forum: Additions & Improvements 02-28-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,485
Posted By Goose
If the unit is 24-inches in width as mine...

If the unit is 24-inches in width as mine (Electrolux), I had to remove the doors to the bedroom and the washer/dryer closet plus the door stop trim. Definitely takes two people to get it into the...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 01-03-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,363
Posted By Goose
We purchased an Electrolux 24-inch washer because...

We purchased an Electrolux 24-inch washer because it has a high spin rate (1400 RPMs) that gets more water our of the clothes and decreases the drying time some. 110v dryers are not as quick at...
Forum: Maintenance 01-03-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 530
Posted By Goose
DadsHimi - Weather looks nice there. Tennessee...

DadsHimi - Weather looks nice there. Tennessee River out of its banks and campground at McFarland Park is closed. Was there last weekend. Been a rainy mess.
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 12-31-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,626
Posted By Goose
JamesD aluminum is actually a great conductor of...

JamesD aluminum is actually a great conductor of heat when thin. That is why radiators and air conditioner coil fins are constructed with thin aluminum. The radiant reflection is not an issue since...
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 12-01-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,626
Posted By Goose
I make my own heated hose. I use a 25 ft hose...

I make my own heated hose. I use a 25 ft hose and I wrap the hose with heavy duty aluminum foil and then using electrical tape in a spiral motion tape the 30 ft 210 watt heat trace (from Lowe's) to...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 11-25-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,485
Posted By Goose
Pugtracker - EFLS210TIW is the model number of...

Pugtracker - EFLS210TIW is the model number of the compact Electrolux now. I have the previous model but they look identical. We have had ours for almost two years with no issues. The Monty is used...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 11-25-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,485
Posted By Goose
We purchases an Electrolex. Consumer Reports...

We purchases an Electrolex. Consumer Reports rated them well for a 24-inch washer. We also like that the spin cycle has a 1400 RPM option to get more water out so it takes less time to dry in a 110...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-20-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,524
Posted By Goose
I recommend researching and trying 303 Aerospace...

I recommend researching and trying 303 Aerospace Protectant. It is a UV protectant. I use it on the entire rig, except the glass, with no swirl marks. It may leave some "sheen" streaks if it is...
Forum: Maintenance 11-16-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,326
Posted By Goose
I also had trouble getting half of them to take...

I also had trouble getting half of them to take grease. I even tried a small punch to break the ball loose with no luck. I replaced all of them. I found that some were not even finger tight. I will...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 11-15-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,189
Posted By Goose
We bought an Electrolux 24-inch washer and a GE...

We bought an Electrolux 24-inch washer and a GE 110v 24-inch dryer. We bought the Electrolux washer because it has a 1400 RPM spin cycle that removes more water from the clothes and therefore less...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 11-03-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,415
Posted By Goose
I guess I am the odd one out because I like mine....

I guess I am the odd one out because I like mine. It does seem to help with reducing the vibration of the washer in the bedroom closet.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-20-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,269
Posted By Goose
Easy to do with the existing cable and still hook...

Easy to do with the existing cable and still hook up satellite in the convenience center. I just connected the cable from the living room directly to the convenience center hook-up. I bought the...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 08-18-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,266
Posted By Goose
I had same issue in a 3791RD. Thought it was a...

I had same issue in a 3791RD. Thought it was a sewer issue and even put a water seal in the sewer hose. Order got worse over a couple of days and then I walked by the battery vent and I knew it was...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-25-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 763
Posted By Goose
Thanks for the help! It is usually fine...

Thanks for the help!


It is usually fine for a couple of weeks and it is in a new public storage unit. I go by and check on the it at least once per week. I have inspected the power cord and...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-25-2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 763
Posted By Goose
Question Electrical Help Please

I have a 2017 3791RD and my issue is that it has started to trip the GFCI in the storage unit after being plugged in for a couple of weeks. The only thing that I know has changed is that I replaced...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-10-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,591
Posted By Goose
Like WeBeFulltime, we use a DISH 1000.2 that...

Like WeBeFulltime, we use a DISH 1000.2 that requires you to manually point to receive the satellites. I use an APP (SatFinder Lite) to help minimize time to manually set up. The 1000.2 allow...
Forum: Full Timing in your Montana 06-29-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,701
Posted By Goose
I also make one from an RV Drinking water hose. I...

I also make one from an RV Drinking water hose. I wrap the hose with heavy duty aluminum foil as it is a good conductor to transfer heat from the heat trace cable to distribute the heat to the entire...
Forum: Maintenance 06-25-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,681
Posted By Goose
I recommend the AGM (Absorbent Glass Mat) type of...

I recommend the AGM (Absorbent Glass Mat) type of battery as they do not normally vent unless in a severe overcharged state. I would find one that is designed as a true deep cycle battery verses one...
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