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Forum: Maintenance Today, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 135
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: 1,387
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: 219
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: 952
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: 1,302
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: 549
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: 456
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: 4,410
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: 205
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: 938
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: 355
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: 355
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: 533
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: 225
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: 872
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: 1,799
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...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-10-2022, 02:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,799
Posted By DutchmenSport
I have been using RV antifreeze (pink stuff) on...

I have been using RV antifreeze (pink stuff) on all my previous campers and my current Montana since the first winter I had a pop-up, some 25 years ago.

About the "taste". I found the "taste" of...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 11-08-2022, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By DutchmenSport
Self-photo or space aliens?

Last week we were at Whitewater State Park, near Liberty, Indiana. On a morning walk the shadows cast a really interesting image and I snapped a photo of it.

After looking at it, I realized all...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-08-2022, 02:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 871
Posted By DutchmenSport
Foldback, I've posted these photos before, so...

Foldback,
I've posted these photos before, so this is nothing new. But, we have a septic tank at home and a few years ago I put in a riser neck so we wouldn't ever have to dig the lid up again in...
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 11-08-2022, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,507
Posted By DutchmenSport
I agree with rohrman (above). Turn on your...

I agree with rohrman (above). Turn on your furnace and let it heat the underbelly. Beyond that, there's not much else you can do, except pack up and head South out of the freeze zone.

Montana...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-07-2022, 05:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 874
Posted By DutchmenSport
If you are attempting to use the water heater in...

If you are attempting to use the water heater in the most frugal cost effective way possible, then it really all depends upon how often you use hot water.

Think about the water heater in your...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-07-2022, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 833
Posted By DutchmenSport
On my previous travel trailer (Outback), the...

On my previous travel trailer (Outback), the shower drain leaked from day 1. We didn't realize it for some time though, as the water went into the underbelly of the camper and pooled there.

A...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-07-2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,302
Posted By DutchmenSport
Not a problem with a heavier mattress. We...

Not a problem with a heavier mattress. We replaced ours (our bedroom is in the rear though, bed on a cable driven slide) with a Helix Mattress. (Absolutely not cheap). It's 12 inches thick of...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-03-2022, 06:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,013
Posted By DutchmenSport
Here's something that's been on the market for...

Here's something that's been on the market for about 5 years now. Kind of pricy, but portable. Click here. (https://www.airskirts.com/)
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-02-2022, 08:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,820
Posted By DutchmenSport
When it comes to a man and his truck, that's like...

When it comes to a man and his truck, that's like attempting to get between a man and his woman. Some things men are simply hard headed about. So, with that thought in mind, here's my advise.
...
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