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Forum: Additions & Improvements 11-22-2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By rohrmann
That's what we have and it works great with our...

That's what we have and it works great with our hotspot.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-21-2022, 10:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,390
Posted By rohrmann
When we are in very cold conditions, I place a...

When we are in very cold conditions, I place a small electric heater on the floor of the pass through aimed to the space between the door and the left partition of the wet BAY, and have never had...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 11-21-2022, 03:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 861
Posted By rohrmann
The sales brochure for the 2019 HC shows he...

The sales brochure for the 2019 HC shows he should have 110 psi wheels already installed.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-17-2022, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By rohrmann
There does not need to be any load connected to...

There does not need to be any load connected to the protected GFI circuit for the GFI to reset, only 120 volt power on the line (input) side of the GFI.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-17-2022, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By rohrmann
But did you actually measure 120 volts with a...

But did you actually measure 120 volts with a voltmeter?
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-17-2022, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By rohrmann
If the GFI will not reset, that means that there...

If the GFI will not reset, that means that there isn't power to it so the 120 volt breaker feeding it is tripped. Even though all your breakers may appear to be closed, you should fully turn off all...
Forum: Maintenance 11-16-2022, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By rohrmann
Your total spring length is only 3/8" longer than...

Your total spring length is only 3/8" longer than the original springs, so each shackle will only be spread 3/16" out at each end of the springs, which shouldn't make much difference. Not sure why...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-15-2022, 10:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,011
Posted By rohrmann
If you had a real EMS, not just a surge arrestor,...

If you had a real EMS, not just a surge arrestor, and the problem was on the utility side of the EMS, you would be protected. This problem is likely at the pedestal you are plugged into, or even...
Forum: Maintenance 11-15-2022, 10:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 455
Posted By rohrmann
Your electric side depends on both 120 volts AC...

Your electric side depends on both 120 volts AC and 12 volts DC to function, the 12 volts to operate the relay attached to the water heater. On the gas side, you need gas and 12 volts DC. The only...
Forum: Maintenance 11-13-2022, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By rohrmann
Why do you need to clear the black tank vent? We...

Why do you need to clear the black tank vent? We have a 2012 and have been full time since we bought it new and have never had a reason to think the vent pipe is obstructed. If you do have to clear...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-12-2022, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 479
Posted By rohrmann
You need to verify that the 12 volt auto reset...

You need to verify that the 12 volt auto reset breakers on the wall behind the batteries have power on both sides of the breakers.
Forum: Maintenance 11-09-2022, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By rohrmann
The worst part of that debris in the water heater...

The worst part of that debris in the water heater tank is, if you've been on some rough roads prior to stopping and go inside to run some hot water, the debris can get into your faucet aerators and...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-09-2022, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,777
Posted By rohrmann
CO2 is carbon dioxide--you exhale this when you...

CO2 is carbon dioxide--you exhale this when you breathe.
CO is carbon monoxide--created from burning fuels-you die from this so that is why you have an alarm for it in your rig and house.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-09-2022, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By rohrmann
If you manage to get the fridge working again...

If you manage to get the fridge working again with the magnet trick, seriously consider installing the Fridge Defendģ from ARPrv.com. We had two cooling unit failures in 2015, one the unit was...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-08-2022, 10:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,760
Posted By rohrmann
Don't rely on plumbing colors. Our rig uses red...

Don't rely on plumbing colors. Our rig uses red for hot and the black tank flush, blue for everything else, including the winterizing plumbing. Photos of the back of our convenience center and the...
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 11-08-2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,507
Posted By rohrmann
Did you have the propane furnace running? If...

Did you have the propane furnace running? If not, you might turn it on and the heat might thaw the plumbing out. We've been in subfreezing temps and with the furnace running have never had a frozen...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-08-2022, 12:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 875
Posted By rohrmann
I suspect constantly heating a cooling the tank...

I suspect constantly heating a cooling the tank of a water heater could reduce it's life because you could be stressing the metal and glass lining which will cause more cracking and metal fatigue. ...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-05-2022, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 976
Posted By rohrmann
Some vehicles can be set up with an additional...

Some vehicles can be set up with an additional alternator that you can use exclusively for providing power to the trailer, but it can be costly and you will still need to run the truck a long time to...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-30-2022, 11:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,136
Posted By rohrmann
I just replaced a Rhino Extreme hose that finally...

I just replaced a Rhino Extreme hose that finally gave up after about five years. I try to not walk on the hoses, but these are very durable. I also just purchased a Thetford Premium hose that is...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 10-29-2022, 09:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,244
Posted By rohrmann
Donít forget that when at higher altitudes, your...

Donít forget that when at higher altitudes, your generator does not have the same capacity due to thinner air and loss of power. At low altitude, you may be able to run both A/Cís without problem.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-29-2022, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,919
Posted By rohrmann
You will have flex in the leaf springs to some...

You will have flex in the leaf springs to some degree but you also might have wear in the bronze bushings adding to that flex. Even if you lube the wet bolts every 3,000 miles like Dexter...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-28-2022, 09:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,946
Posted By rohrmann
It's higher than it had been, but when we first...

It's higher than it had been, but when we first purchased our 2012 Chevy, the only place I could find DEF was at a local truck stop and it was $10 a gallon in one gallon jugs, so It still hasn't...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-28-2022, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By rohrmann
Our LP alarm died an early death too. There is...

Our LP alarm died an early death too. There is no telling what contaminants the alarm was exposed to during the manufacturing of the rig and also all the out gassing of the various products inside...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-26-2022, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By rohrmann
A fault inside the rig will not 'trip' a surge...

A fault inside the rig will not 'trip' a surge protector. Is this surge device an actual protector or is it maybe an EMS? It sounds like you have a fault in the line coming into the trailer, not...
Forum: Repairs & Service 10-26-2022, 10:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 742
Posted By rohrmann
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When replacing the axles, this would be an excellent time to replace the springs and other hardware like the wet bolts and maybe the bronze bushings too, and any other worn parts, possibly brake...
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