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Forum: Internet & Cell Phones 12-06-2022, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By rames14
Sounds great. We’ve got reservations started in...

Sounds great. We’ve got reservations started in Denali next summer. Taking the Hobie Outback and going to see about halibut and salmon from the yak. That’s why I’m waiting on Starlink. Hoping that I...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 12-06-2022, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By rames14
The Keystone App also has some good how to info....

The Keystone App also has some good how to info. Here is the Victron info -...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-06-2022, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,091
Posted By rames14
Larry, any dealer or from Trekwood.

Larry, any dealer or from Trekwood.
Forum: Internet & Cell Phones 12-06-2022, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By rames14
Mike, very nice. How is your battery upgrade...

Mike, very nice. How is your battery upgrade working out? Our T-Mobile jet pack didn’t get service at rally, fishing in Wyoming or in northern Wisconsin and marginal at a few Nebraska sites. Will...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-06-2022, 02:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,190
Posted By rames14
Henry, you got a lot of good information from the...

Henry, you got a lot of good information from the responders. We have had conventional batters, 6v golf cart batteries and now lithium. There are a number of advantages to lithium batteries. First,...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 12-03-2022, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By rames14
Cheese, yes, there are a number of different...

Cheese, yes, there are a number of different settings on Victron, Precision Circuit, and Magnum. Yes, there are more settings on the Super Solar. I will PM you, as I need more info.
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-27-2022, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By rames14
Welcome to the Montana family and the forum. Lots...

Welcome to the Montana family and the forum. Lots of great information and help here.
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-27-2022, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 461
Posted By rames14
It depends how you will use your rig, where you...

It depends how you will use your rig, where you use it and your pocketbook. If you are living in the south and boondock and want to run AC, probably factory gen set. We camp in the mountains a lot...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 11-20-2022, 02:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,106
Posted By rames14
Great advice above. If you want to spend the...

Great advice above. If you want to spend the money, a true disconnect on the battery works well. If you want to save the money, disconnect does the same thing for a little effort.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-20-2022, 12:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,059
Posted By rames14
Que the weight police. Curious what it would take...

Que the weight police. Curious what it would take to tow that to the nearest overpass. Best of luck.
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box 11-07-2022, 12:14 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 40,348
Posted By rames14
Butch, just curious if they come with the frame...

Butch, just curious if they come with the frame and mounting hardware, also. Do you have a current price? We already have one, but others will want to know. Thanks.
Forum: Repairs & Service 10-20-2022, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,112
Posted By rames14
Dutchmen, it took a lot on ours to tear the frame...

Dutchmen, it took a lot on ours to tear the frame off. Think of shear pins and other sacrificial parts. It took way less time and money to repair the bed frame than rails and motors. We have been...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-19-2022, 07:42 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,622
Posted By rames14
Tony, not sure what you are wanting to accomplish...

Tony, not sure what you are wanting to accomplish - better ride, more robust? I know you aren’t wanting to go IS and disc brakes, but you should put that in the back of your mind for the future....
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 10-18-2022, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By rames14
First, it would help if you tell us what you want...

First, it would help if you tell us what you want to do. That will drive recommendations. For example, are you just trying to keep the fridge running while you travel, or are you trying to boondock...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 10-16-2022, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By rames14
Here is a past thread with lots of info. ...

Here is a past thread with lots of info.
https://www.montanaowners.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-83735.html
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-16-2022, 11:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,107
Posted By rames14
Tony, it may just be terminology to you, but...

Tony, it may just be terminology to you, but frame flex in the Lippert/Keystone vernacular refers to broken welds. The stress cracks I referred to are not broken welds but a stress on the outer skin....
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-15-2022, 10:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,107
Posted By rames14
Tony, frame flex is different from the sidewall...

Tony, frame flex is different from the sidewall cracks. Ron Marlin (same unit as OP and mine, developed a sidewall crack. But, it wasn’t frame flex.
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-15-2022, 10:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,107
Posted By rames14
Oldjimi, frame flex occurs when welds crack in...

Oldjimi, frame flex occurs when welds crack in the frame. You will see a gap forming at the overhang as it “flexes”. On ours, the door would open when we were going down the road. Now, Andersen and...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-15-2022, 09:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,107
Posted By rames14
Oldjimi, I had the same hitch and ended up with...

Oldjimi, I had the same hitch and ended up with frame flex on our last Montana. So, when we got our new 3230CK, we traded hitch to the 3900, which is the same base as yours but with a fifth wheel...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-14-2022, 10:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,107
Posted By rames14
Welcome to the family. Great choice on the...

Welcome to the family. Great choice on the 3231CK, we love ours. Best of luck.
Forum: Additions & Improvements 10-14-2022, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By rames14
Our RV Lock batteries last well over a year. This...

Our RV Lock batteries last well over a year. This is our third unit with RV Lock.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-06-2022, 08:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,980
Posted By rames14
Foldbak, by code the brake disconnect always has...

Foldbak, by code the brake disconnect always has power to it. I would bet there are other loads such as propane detector’s that also run. I have not tried it, but check a few circuits with the...
Forum: Repairs & Service 10-05-2022, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,112
Posted By rames14
Self Inflicted Bed Damage

We had an issue putting our slide out in the bedroom at our current stop. After hearing of others having similar issues, I thought perhaps poor workmanship. Nope, after tearing into it, a bin got...
Forum: Navigation 10-01-2022, 09:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,322
Posted By rames14
Right from Garmin’s website. (Yes, it does allow...

Right from Garmin’s website. (Yes, it does allow fifth wheel). https://www8.garmin.com/manuals/webhelp/rv780/EN-US/GUID-68E10D4A-562C-4CDE-8E3B-A0C5EDBA794D.html
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-30-2022, 08:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,223
Posted By rames14
Our sons both evacuated during the hurricane. The...

Our sons both evacuated during the hurricane. The oldest son’s in-laws put their slides in when they evacuated. Lots of good thoughts above. Here is an article with additional thoughts. ...
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