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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-04-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,016
Posted By DebNJim B
Yeah, he worked up a sweat. :whistling: I...

Yeah, he worked up a sweat. :whistling:

I had to use my portable engine lift to get it in that compartment. :bow:

Box said 130# I stood looking at it in the garage scratching my head for awhile.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 03-04-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By DebNJim B
You didn't say what type cab. That's gonna make a...

You didn't say what type cab. That's gonna make a big difference.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-04-2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 871
Posted By DebNJim B
Yes, they are the front leveling legs. Took me a...

Yes, they are the front leveling legs. Took me a year to learn that. I also modified the large knob to secure the doors while traveling. I lean on the doors while I screw that in to prevent the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 03-04-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,286
Posted By DebNJim B
X2, this is all the key. I have a neighbor...

X2, this is all the key.

I have a neighbor that had a large slide in truck camper in his Ram LB dully with a Hemi that I thought was plenty of truck. He went out west and when he returned he was...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-04-2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,016
Posted By DebNJim B
My dealer let my battery die three times while in...

My dealer let my battery die three times while in for service. Each time they had to use a booster to run landing gear to hook up when I picked it up. Then when I was having trouble with the GFI in...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-02-2021, 06:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,843
Posted By DebNJim B
This is the one that's in our 3731FL. ...

This is the one that's in our 3731FL.
https://www.lowes.com/pd/Samsung-17-5-cu-ft-Counter-depth-French-Door-Refrigerator-with-Ice-Maker-Stainless-Steel/1000005992

They also offer GE and Cafe...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-26-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,843
Posted By DebNJim B
This looks like a great option. What was the...

This looks like a great option. What was the cost of the conversion and where can you get it? and what is the cost of a new unit?
Was just talking to our SIL last night and he was complaining about...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 02-26-2021, 06:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 691
Posted By DebNJim B
HaHa, you're not alone out there Dave. I know...

HaHa, you're not alone out there Dave. I know several folks still with flips.
We recently had to upgrade DW's phone because she takes so many pix and needed more RAM. We just gave her old Galaxy 5...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 02-26-2021, 06:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 691
Posted By DebNJim B
On my 2017 Ford the RV TPMS is part of the...

On my 2017 Ford the RV TPMS is part of the trailer back up camera option.
You get a camera to mount on the back of the trailer hard wired to a sender that you mount forward on the trailer that also...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-25-2021, 05:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,843
Posted By DebNJim B
The general rule of thumb seems to be if you...

The general rule of thumb seems to be if you boondock go RV and if you mostly have hook ups go res.
We snowbird with ours now for 8 years staying in moderate climate with cooler and sometime cold...
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 02-23-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 963
Posted By DebNJim B
This is exactly what we had and pipes froze the...

This is exactly what we had and pipes froze the first cold night with our 3731FL
As I removed the panel to access behind the convenience panel I noticed light coming in below. There was gaps in the...
Forum: Practice and Testing Forum 02-18-2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,274
Posted By DebNJim B
I ran mine under, wire tied to the gas line and...

I ran mine under, wire tied to the gas line and such. Up the back I used small raceway from Lowe's. I found it in off white that is a nearly perfect match with 5er color. From 10' away you can hardly...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-17-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,567
Posted By DebNJim B
Actually, this week I'm thinking there is very...

Actually, this week I'm thinking there is very little difference between Buffalo TX and Buffalo NY except they probably have more snow plows in NY.

As you can see, I've added my state to the city...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-17-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,206
Posted By DebNJim B
One time I left ours running while we were gone...

One time I left ours running while we were gone for the day. When I returned the temps had dropped and the fan was clattering as it hit the ice that had built up on the exchanger. Now I watch the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-17-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,206
Posted By DebNJim B
https://www.doityourselfrv.com/rv-heat-pump-hack/...

https://www.doityourselfrv.com/rv-heat-pump-hack/

hope this helps
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-17-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,206
Posted By DebNJim B
Your last point is correct and since it's running...

Your last point is correct and since it's running in reverse it's drawing air from the outside, extracting any available heat from it and pumping it to the inside.
Once the outside air is below...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-17-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,206
Posted By DebNJim B
I believe the HP is always in the rear. If you...

I believe the HP is always in the rear. If you have the BR in the rear, that's where the HP is.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-17-2021, 08:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,206
Posted By DebNJim B
Where are you positioning you heater to help the...

Where are you positioning you heater to help the heat pump? the HP is drawing it's air from outside by design. There is no return air for HP.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-17-2021, 06:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,567
Posted By DebNJim B
Our first year in this 5er on the first cold...

Our first year in this 5er on the first cold night our pipes all froze behind the CC. When I opened it up to check it I could see daylight below all the pipes. There was an open space between the...
Forum: Maintenance 02-17-2021, 05:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By DebNJim B
First it depends on your source. We winter in NW...

First it depends on your source. We winter in NW GA and fill ours up when we set up in the fall. We keep it just in case our city water might freeze. We have a heated hose but sometimes the spigot...
Forum: Let Us Entertain You 02-16-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By DebNJim B
This may possibly what you are looking for....

This may possibly what you are looking for....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-16-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,795
Posted By DebNJim B
My heart goes out to you folks in Texas dealing...

My heart goes out to you folks in Texas dealing with this cold and ice and snow. Like Dave said, see it frequently in the NE and even with experience we will get surprised by it. I had a neighbor...
Forum: Maintenance 02-14-2021, 05:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,008
Posted By DebNJim B
It will work with the cover off, you just touch...

It will work with the cover off, you just touch the post just like you would with the cover on. These CT thermostats are notorious for malfunctioning. The buttons are meant to just touch to make...
Forum: Maintenance 02-13-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,008
Posted By DebNJim B
Perfect, that did it. This forum is better than...

Perfect, that did it.
This forum is better than any customer service out there.
I will still keep the Micro-Air thought on the back burner, pun intended.
Other than the issues with the covers our...
Forum: Maintenance 02-13-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,008
Posted By DebNJim B
I pulled the fuse for the furnace. That's the...

I pulled the fuse for the furnace. That's the only way I could see to power cycle the thermostat.

I don't think I want to spend $250 yet if there is a chance it's the control board on the...
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