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Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box 01-16-2022, 06:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By RipNC
I tow with SRW diesel F350 w/ 8' bed and...

I tow with SRW diesel F350 w/ 8' bed and Companion hitch. Hitch is set with arms forward on middle height and no issues with bed clearance or tailgate.
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 01-13-2022, 07:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 773
Posted By RipNC
Exactly. However, my boats never had ignition...

Exactly. However, my boats never had ignition switched inverters so I didn't expect it and ass/u/me/d that if the panel inside was lit it was working. I didn't check to see if the panel status...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 01-13-2022, 07:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 773
Posted By RipNC
Robert, Probably just a function of the...

Robert,

Probably just a function of the inverter model they installed in my rig. What I referred to as a trigger is really an ignition wire for motorized vehicles. See #3 on this screenshot from...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 01-13-2022, 06:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 773
Posted By RipNC
TTT, Look at your inverter to see if it has...

TTT,

Look at your inverter to see if it has a single orange wire going to it. On my 2k Magnum inverter (now replaced with 3k Victron) there was an orange wire that got power from the rig side of...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 01-12-2022, 06:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 824
Posted By RipNC
Actually, though I've set it up on both trucks...

Actually, though I've set it up on both trucks (F150 for boat trailer), I don't use it either. I've been told it is most useful for backing a long straight line - just engage and don't touch. When...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 01-11-2022, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 824
Posted By RipNC
Photo attached (got home to FL from NC with...

Photo attached (got home to FL from NC with daylight to spare).
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 01-11-2022, 07:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 824
Posted By RipNC
I think I removed the sticker on the driver side...

I think I removed the sticker on the driver side and mounted there. Be back to the rig tomorrow and can shoot a photo for you. I think I stuck on and then screwed it (CRS).
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-04-2022, 05:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By RipNC
Scott, That inverter should have a single small...

Scott,
That inverter should have a single small gauge (maybe 12-14) orange wire running to it that is the trigger. That wire may be disconnected. The inverter needs 12v on that wire to be "On" and...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-31-2021, 07:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,177
Posted By RipNC
David, My Companion hitch breaks down into 2...

David,

My Companion hitch breaks down into 2 - 75# pieces w/o tools. I can pull or set it in 5 minutes (or less). I keep a light, cheap furniture dolly and put it back together on that and roll...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-26-2021, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By RipNC
Agree with Ron! I use the remote access/control...

Agree with Ron! I use the remote access/control of Global Command all the time and it has worked well for us.

Ron - RVWhisper.com. Screenshot is my current page view (farther down on the screen...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-26-2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By RipNC
Agree with Chuck, would add that when it loses...

Agree with Chuck, would add that when it loses power the BCM will lose your t-stat settings. Recommend some method to notify on power loss. I added a Watchdog that communicates with RV Whisper to...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-13-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,187
Posted By RipNC
Thanks! Now I'm not sure it is missing... when I...

Thanks! Now I'm not sure it is missing... when I was replacing an arm assembly I thought I remember seeing the screw heads. Can't really tell from the ground but looks like the ends are covered. ...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-11-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,187
Posted By RipNC
That's nice, there's no cover on ours. Begs the...

That's nice, there's no cover on ours. Begs the question "was there supposed to be?"
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-11-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,187
Posted By RipNC
Looks great! Did you seal the holes where the...

Looks great! Did you seal the holes where the mandrels break off?
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-11-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 832
Posted By RipNC
Was there any water outside the rig by the...

Was there any water outside the rig by the heater?

We had the pressure relief valve release (had to be repoaced as it wouldn't reset) and as the water flooded the metal enclosure (inside the...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 12-05-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,094
Posted By RipNC
Jeremy, Did you loosen the screws on either...

Jeremy,

Did you loosen the screws on either side of that nut? Once the pressure is of of those screws you should be able to loosen the nut by hand, may help to have 2 people - one unscrewing the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-02-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By RipNC
If all is good as stated you should have power. ...

If all is good as stated you should have power. How did you verify "good"? Did you check power at the disconnect switch (both terminals)? Did you checkbattery voltage after letting sit for a bit...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-19-2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,635
Posted By RipNC
M&M, Rwork doesn't appear to have Super...

M&M,

Rwork doesn't appear to have Super Solar so I don't think he has any load shedding. As far as I know the Legacy models with the Solar Flex only have a power share device for third AC unit...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-19-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,635
Posted By RipNC
What happens when you try to run the heat pump? ...

What happens when you try to run the heat pump? Has the heat pump ever worked that you know of?

BTW - on our Legacy units the "EMS" (at least how they market it) is in the automatic transfer...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-18-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,635
Posted By RipNC
I think you are dealing with folks using EMS to...

I think you are dealing with folks using EMS to describe different things! EMS in Super Solar controls the timing of AC unit starting. Legacy units with solar flex have a simple energy sharing...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-18-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,635
Posted By RipNC
If you look at the outdoor sense relay in this...

If you look at the outdoor sense relay in this photo - IT IS WIRED WRONG! Don't take my word - check the schematic on the cover (same location as the capacitors). In the photo the purple and orange...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-18-2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,635
Posted By RipNC
Are you certain about that number? Mine is...

Are you certain about that number? Mine is 9630-756 for my 2021 3121RL. I had to replace it, repair a wire to the gateway and replace a miswired outdoor temp sense relay on my heatpump. I was...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-11-2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 952
Posted By RipNC
Mike, We ordered our 2021 thru them. Great...

Mike,

We ordered our 2021 thru them. Great price but they are a volume operation. Please check everything yourself. We had a number of issues (some we're just now getting addressed). Mostly...
Forum: Internet & Cell Phones 11-07-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,503
Posted By RipNC
I use a GLiNet AR-750S EXT router. An...

I use a GLiNet AR-750S EXT router. An inexpensive router that can do as much or as little as you want, most importantly it has WiFi as WAN ability. It also cqn run on a USB outlet (comes with usb...
Forum: North American MOC / Mid-Atlantic-Virginia Region 11-02-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,318
Posted By RipNC
Surprised we haven't booked up all 22 spots...

Surprised we haven't booked up all 22 spots already!
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