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Forum: Member News 04-10-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,066
Posted By nosticks
Bittersweet

Today is a sad and sort of glad day. The Montana that has served us so well is going to a new owner. It took us a few places and we stayed a while. One such place we came to love was the North...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-14-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,014
Posted By nosticks
JandC, I took it out in two pieces. Much easier...

JandC, I took it out in two pieces. Much easier on the bac .
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-14-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,014
Posted By nosticks
Fun at removing hitch

Since I will be winterizing the Montana on the site here in Georgia, I thought I would remove the hitch from the bed so I'd have more room to haul a few things. I have a Reese 16k slider and it has...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-05-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,292
Posted By nosticks
Yep, it works great with the factory installed...

Yep, it works great with the factory installed "miserable excuse for recliners". It is like having those plastic furniture movers under them. You can slide them around much easier. Later, I...
Forum: Maintenance 09-23-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,390
Posted By nosticks
Harbor Freight has a really slick bearing packer....

Harbor Freight has a really slick bearing packer. I bought one. Even the mobile RV repair guys use them.
https://www.harborfreight.com/bearing-grease-packer-69027.html
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-23-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By nosticks
Time to winterize is coming

Having always kept the rig in a warmer climate, this year it is going to remain in the North Georgia Mountains over the winter. How much RV antifreeze do you typically use.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-23-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,018
Posted By nosticks
I place the stone on top of the heat plate. ...

I place the stone on top of the heat plate. Works great. Keeps the bottom of muffins, banana bread, etc from getting too done. I bought it at Target a few years ago.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-08-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,364
Posted By nosticks
On.

On.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-31-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By nosticks
My converter started the desulfation process,...

My converter started the desulfation process, hammering out 14.4 volts while I was there. The lights of course go from normal brightness to super bright while this is going on. The converter fan...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-27-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,654
Posted By nosticks
At my storage area.

At my storage area.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-26-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,330
Posted By nosticks
Flat spots are from the dark ages of old nylon...

Flat spots are from the dark ages of old nylon bias tires. I don't think you have anything to worry about. Covering them from sunlight exposure would be a good thing. Some drive them up on boards,...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-17-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,074
Posted By nosticks
It is an air admittance valve. They are often...

It is an air admittance valve. They are often used where a roof vent can't be used. It should have a flapper inside and the ones I've seen can be taken off and cleaned.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-04-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,376
Posted By nosticks
80-100 lb. test monofiliment fishing line might...

80-100 lb. test monofiliment fishing line might be an easy fix, if it is just the cable that snapped.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-02-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,433
Posted By nosticks
I used 5.5 to 6.5 depending on conditions. Then...

I used 5.5 to 6.5 depending on conditions. Then one day I got in after a seasonal stay at a campground and had to go up to 8.5 to 9. I suspected something was up. A brake inspection showed one...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-01-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,104
Posted By nosticks
I use four of the pyrimid type screw jacks, the...

I use four of the pyrimid type screw jacks, the four for $39 variety at CW of all places. They typically are used for travel trailers. One in front and one in back of the axles and the bounce is...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 07-17-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,833
Posted By nosticks
The speakers were placed on my living room slide....

The speakers were placed on my living room slide. That's just brilliant. The slide is nowhere nesr the awning which is where most people comgregat. I only ever used mine to hear the beeps to align...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-16-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By nosticks
Any ideas on how to get the glue in between the...

Any ideas on how to get the glue in between the layers. I was thinking a turkey injector.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-15-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By nosticks
Awning bubble

I noticed a bubble about 3" in diameter on the underside of the material. It is delamination. I think it is air,not water. Nothing visible on the topside. Thinking about a pin hole to let air out....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-14-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By nosticks
I got rid of mine. No problems over four years.

I got rid of mine. No problems over four years.
Forum: Maintenance 07-11-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,648
Posted By nosticks
Sounds like you have more than a little road tar...

Sounds like you have more than a little road tar grime, more like tar globs. Soak a rag with mineral spirits, hold on globs for a few moments. Should soften and wipe off. Wash with Dawn, rewax.
Forum: Repairs & Service 07-09-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,804
Posted By nosticks
You might want to try the bathroom fan blade swap...

You might want to try the bathroom fan blade swap with the vent hood blade. The blade just pops off each fan and pops back on. It will increase airflow and will be much quieter. If it doesn't...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-08-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
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Views: 520
Posted By nosticks
Open the return grill (the bottom of the A/C). ...

Open the return grill (the bottom of the A/C). It might be missing. Most here use room air conditioner foam filters cut to fit.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 07-07-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,040
Posted By nosticks
You're kidding, right.

You're kidding, right.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-05-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 847
Posted By nosticks
Dealer talk for I don't want want to mess with...

Dealer talk for I don't want want to mess with it. Give me my money.
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 07-03-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,030
Posted By nosticks
Scott 1000 single ply is the stuff to use. We...

Scott 1000 single ply is the stuff to use. We don't like it much either, but in using it in boats and rvs for 20 years or so, never a clog or problem. At home, we made a switch to Angle Soft a few...
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