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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By jimcol
I haven't shopped used units but 35K sounds like...

I haven't shopped used units but 35K sounds like a lot of money for a 6-year-old unit that is going to require a lot of work. Trust me, maintaining mine and helping many others maintain theirs, when...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By jimcol
I haven't shopped used units but 35K sounds like...

I haven't shopped used units but 35K sounds like a lot of money for a 6-year-old unit that is going to require a lot of work. Trust me, maintaining mine and helping many others maintain theirs, when...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-30-2022, 06:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 489
Posted By jimcol
Rich, I have a 2006 and the pin box is...

Rich, I have a 2006 and the pin box is adjustable. I know because I removed the solid pin box and installed a Moryde pin box. The fact that you have the Anderson adapter on your pin box shouldn't...
Forum: Repairs & Service 06-29-2022, 06:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By jimcol
If you know what seal, you are looking for and...

If you know what seal, you are looking for and have time to parse through the many listed Amazon is a decent source. Here is the wiper seal, bought off Amazon, that fit my 2006....
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-29-2022, 05:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 178
Posted By jimcol
Sorry for your loss. Take a look at this thread:...

Sorry for your loss. Take a look at this thread: https://www.montanaowners.com/forums/showthread.php?p=1254245#post1254245
Forum: Maintenance 06-29-2022, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By jimcol
Mikendebbie, another common place to lose a leg...

Mikendebbie, another common place to lose a leg or even the neutral is in the plug on the end of the power cord. They are well made and have really heavy lugs for each conductor, but over time a lug...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-28-2022, 04:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,131
Posted By jimcol
Here it goes and probably not the answer you...

Here it goes and probably not the answer you want. Those tank gauges aren't very reliable. Many of us don't use them at all other than for entertainment. As you get to know your rig you learn signs...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-27-2022, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 686
Posted By jimcol
On my 2006 the only lead on the negative battery...

On my 2006 the only lead on the negative battery terminal is the white wire going to a chassis ground. You are going to have to identify where that black wire goes before hooking it up or suffer the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-25-2022, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By jimcol
When you get home check a glass shop before an RV...

When you get home check a glass shop before an RV dealership. Might save you some buck$.
Forum: Maintenance 06-24-2022, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By jimcol
Here is the wiper seal, bought off Amazon, that...

Here is the wiper seal, bought off Amazon, that fit my 2006.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B077Y3QPVC/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: Maintenance 06-24-2022, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By jimcol
Search Tweetys.com or Amazon. 50amp RV Power...

Search Tweetys.com or Amazon. 50amp RV Power cord. Your dealer should be able to help you also. They are readily available. Hold your breath when you look at the price.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-22-2022, 01:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,026
Posted By jimcol
So in 16 years I have bent two axles. (Both times...

So in 16 years I have bent two axles. (Both times my fault). Sourced both axles from Croft Trailer in Kansas City. Second time I was in Florida and the repair shop was quoted three weeks for the new...
Forum: Maintenance 06-19-2022, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By jimcol
Several listed on Amazon. Search rv bulb seal for...

Several listed on Amazon. Search rv bulb seal for slides.
Forum: North America MOC / Western Region 06-19-2022, 05:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By jimcol
Thanks Dan & Sandy and Scott & Alta for all your...

Thanks Dan & Sandy and Scott & Alta for all your efforts to provide a fun rally. Always great to renew old acquaintances and make new ones.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-13-2022, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By jimcol
This is the spec I used to repair my 2006. Bet...

This is the spec I used to repair my 2006. Bet yours is the same.
Having trouble attaching file. I'll follow up.
https://www.venturemfgco.com/uploadfiles/image/file/LG-Specs.pdf
Forum: North American MOC / Central Plains Region 06-13-2022, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 913
Posted By jimcol
Jim & Linda will bring sliced ham.

Jim & Linda will bring sliced ham.
Forum: North American MOC / Central Plains Region 06-13-2022, 08:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,200
Posted By jimcol
We'll bring little smokies in BBQ sauce.

We'll bring little smokies in BBQ sauce.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 06-13-2022, 06:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,187
Posted By jimcol
Well said Byron!

Well said Byron!
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-11-2022, 06:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,448
Posted By jimcol
Those staples that are coming up hold down a...

Those staples that are coming up hold down a piece of sheet metal or flashing that forms the radius of the roof edge. It is the flashing that feels loose.
Forum: North American MOC / Central Plains Region 06-10-2022, 11:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,848
Posted By jimcol
Jim & Linda are in!

Jim & Linda are in!
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-08-2022, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,149
Posted By jimcol
I had a similar incident by a neighbor in my...

I had a similar incident by a neighbor in my storage facility. Guy was pretty new to towing and didn't realize the swing of his unit when exiting. Looked more serious than it turned out to be. The...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-06-2022, 05:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,093
Posted By jimcol
16 years with this rig and it has happened a...

16 years with this rig and it has happened a couple of times. Both times, as dieselguy suggest, I just fully opened and closed the slide a couple of times. Gets any air that may be in the hydraulic...
Forum: Repairs & Service 06-04-2022, 04:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,091
Posted By jimcol
My 2006 is probably pretty similar to yours. The...

My 2006 is probably pretty similar to yours. The two lines coming out the bottom are your low point drains. One for hot, one for cold. Generally, just use them when winterizing. The valves for them...
Forum: Repairs & Service 06-03-2022, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 965
Posted By jimcol
Bill is right about second chance to make a first...

Bill is right about second chance to make a first impression, but it may not be cost effective to make such an impression. You are not going to increase the value of the rig enough to justify the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-03-2022, 10:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,693
Posted By jimcol
Seems like the greatest life lessons come from...

Seems like the greatest life lessons come from the experiences we survive!
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