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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-09-2022, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,138
Posted By ShaneGreen
What's the best way to determine if you have soft...

What's the best way to determine if you have soft starts already installed?
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 12-15-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,261
Posted By ShaneGreen
What about noise? We still have the stock pump...

What about noise? We still have the stock pump that came from the factory and everyone in the campground knows when it comes on.


I've added some foam to a few of the hoses near the pump that...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 12-06-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,780
Posted By ShaneGreen
DQDick - I looked at snaps and magnets, but was...

DQDick - I looked at snaps and magnets, but was worried about heat. Didn't want to find out what all that heat concentrated on a tiny spot of glass would do. Glad to hear it's working for you!
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-22-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,693
Posted By ShaneGreen
I'm just amazed that they went back to front...

I'm just amazed that they went back to front windows. No one learns from history. In the 80s Kropf and a couple of others came out with 5th wheels with front windows and it was a nightmare.

...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-05-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,681
Posted By ShaneGreen
Mine had two issues when I bought it. 1) there...

Mine had two issues when I bought it.
1) there was a little trash filter where you connect the hose. One of those washers with the cone shaped screen. It did it's job and clogged after just a few...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-20-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,343
Posted By ShaneGreen
When I pulled our breaker box I checked all the...

When I pulled our breaker box I checked all the connections and got a little sick to my stomach. About a half dozen of the ground wire had never been tightened. The Maxxair fans don't mess with the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-13-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,823
Posted By ShaneGreen
2018 361RL and 2011 Dodge dually. We switched to...

2018 361RL and 2011 Dodge dually. We switched to the Anderson (steel, 4 point frame, not the gooseneck, but same concept). You will never fully eliminate chucking and porpusing, but this...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-06-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By ShaneGreen
We have a 2018 331RL. Probably not a big...

We have a 2018 331RL. Probably not a big difference between them.


The bottom half of the laundry closet is 29" deep and then a 6" wall that the water lines run through.

So above the shelf...
Forum: Repairs & Service 10-04-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,813
Posted By ShaneGreen
We put in a digital door lock, also. But just to...

We put in a digital door lock, also. But just to be safe, I bought a key lock box with a combination lock. Bolted it up underneath the pinbox. It's nearly impossible to notice and you practically...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-04-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,720
Posted By ShaneGreen
I was 18 and working for an RV dealer. After I...

I was 18 and working for an RV dealer. After I was done sealing roofs or what-not I'd often hang around the big local campground where I'd made friends with a lot of the families. One week 4 very...
Forum: Maintenance 09-30-2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,806
Posted By ShaneGreen
Back in the 80's I was an RV Tech in Northern...

Back in the 80's I was an RV Tech in Northern Illinois where we would have weeks of temps below zero and months below freezing. A few things have changed, there were few washing machines, no...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 09-24-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,780
Posted By ShaneGreen
Folks have been asking how well you can see out...

Folks have been asking how well you can see out the screens. The one on the right has the solar screen and the left doesn't.



Ignore the dirty window. . .it either needs to rain or I need to...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-22-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,627
Posted By ShaneGreen
After measuring from my AC to the pavement, I...

After measuring from my AC to the pavement, I measured from the top of my LP tank door to the pavement and subtracted the two. Then I printed a label giving me the height from the top of the AC to...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 09-16-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,607
Posted By ShaneGreen
bcrvman - You're right, the math doesn't add up. ...

bcrvman - You're right, the math doesn't add up. I double checked with the wife and we've never had to run the generator longer than that to recharge.



I pulled up the Victron phone app and...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 09-16-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,607
Posted By ShaneGreen
EDIT ---- ignore this. As bcrvman has pointed...

EDIT ---- ignore this. As bcrvman has pointed out, something isn't right with my settings. The math doesn't work out.


Just as a point of reference...


300AH Battle Born with Victron...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 09-15-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,780
Posted By ShaneGreen
Mikelff...

Mikelff (https://www.montanaowners.com/forums/member.php?u=26851) as mhs4771 (https://www.montanaowners.com/forums/member.php?u=9969) stated, most 5th wheel windows have been "frameless" the last 4...
Forum: Workamping 09-08-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,321
Posted By ShaneGreen
I was taking my two monitors up and laying them...

I was taking my two monitors up and laying them on the bed, but it seemed like I was always bumping into something with them. Decided I was too clumsy and was going to break one moving them up and...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 09-03-2021, 08:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,780
Posted By ShaneGreen
Doug, you can see out of them ok. Not fantastic,...

Doug, you can see out of them ok. Not fantastic, but ok.



Definitely better than you can see through Reflectix [;)]


I can read most license plates as they drive by (didn't know what else...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 09-02-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,780
Posted By ShaneGreen
It's black on black, so you only notice if you...

It's black on black, so you only notice if you are right up by it and paying attention. The windows set pretty high too. The velcro sure doesn't look as bad as the tinfoil shining through from...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 09-01-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,780
Posted By ShaneGreen
Window Solar Screen / Shades

There have been a few posts over the years about people making solar screens to put over their windows instead of the dreaded Reflectix. By patching together the information on a bunch of different...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-11-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,482
Posted By ShaneGreen
If an air conditioner is allowed to run on "auto"...

If an air conditioner is allowed to run on "auto" humidity will condense on the fins and in the vents each time the fan turns off. I've seen them mold pretty quickly.
Forum: Repairs & Service 08-01-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,457
Posted By ShaneGreen
Correct me if I'm wrong, but don't those cord...

Correct me if I'm wrong, but don't those cord reels use a brush and commutator system? If so, jog it back and fourth a few time. If a brush stopped at a corroded area or if it's slightly skewed in...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-01-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,705
Posted By ShaneGreen
I went a bit of a different route. . . The...

I went a bit of a different route. . .

The kitchen gray tank valve is behind a door set into the skirting. The skirting makes about a one foot by 8" by 5 foot hollow area, sealed on both ends. ...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-26-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,078
Posted By ShaneGreen
Just went through a big long mess repairing my...

Just went through a big long mess repairing my cracked toilet flange and reinforcing the floor that got damaged when I put a standard Thetford seal back in it. The seal that came from the factory...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-14-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,985
Posted By ShaneGreen
2018 331RL and our washing machine is in the...

2018 331RL and our washing machine is in the bedroom closet / front cap. It drains to the bathroom sink & shower gray tank. So I got busy and forgot to pull the valve on that tank and we did two...
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