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Forum: Repairs & Service Today, 05:18 PM
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Posted By BB_TX
If you were starting a new thread it should...

If you were starting a new thread it should already be in Advanced mode. Did you scroll down to see if the Advanced Options buttons were there?
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 07:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,068
Posted By BB_TX
This is not about CDL drivers. That is a whole...

This is not about CDL drivers. That is a whole different animal. This is non-CDL drivers operating a heavy RV and the license requirements are not based on actual scaled weight. They are based on the...
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box Yesterday, 12:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,009
Posted By BB_TX
There are always a lot of questions when this...

There are always a lot of questions when this subject arises. For example here is California Dept of Motor Vehicles web site.

There are four types of noncommercial DLs:

Basic DL (Class C): A...
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box Yesterday, 11:14 AM
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Views: 1,009
Posted By BB_TX
OK, you got my attention. What states require a...

OK, you got my attention. What states require a CDL for an RV?
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box Yesterday, 08:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,009
Posted By BB_TX
Political discussions are pointless. Someone can...

Political discussions are pointless. Someone can wax eloquent about their opinions and viewpoints and they will not sway the opposing viewpoints at all. The discussions always soon become heated,...
Forum: Maintenance Yesterday, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By BB_TX
Seems they go out with the slide with least...

Seems they go out with the slide with least resistance first followed by next in that sequence.

You didn't specify the year, but the 3402 is probably old enough to still have a manifold just off...
Forum: Navigation Yesterday, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By BB_TX
If you have a day to spare, the Cumbres & Toltec...

If you have a day to spare, the Cumbres & Toltec steam railroad is a great trip. Ride the train from Antonito to Chama and a bus back and slowly transition from high arid region up thru mountain...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 07:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,068
Posted By BB_TX
In Texas (and some other states) you are required...

In Texas (and some other states) you are required to have a class A non CDL if your GCWR (combined rated weights) is 26,001 lbs. That is the RATED weight, not the ACTUAL weight. On a scale your truck...
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box 05-15-2022, 07:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,009
Posted By BB_TX
:lol: No. Green if that person is logged in.

:lol: No. Green if that person is logged in.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 05-15-2022, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By BB_TX
I had a 15/20 breaker go bad. Actually only the...

I had a 15/20 breaker go bad. Actually only the 20 amp side went bad and would trip several minutes after being reset even though the load on it was below the rating. Replaced the breaker and it...
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box 05-15-2022, 06:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,009
Posted By BB_TX
You will also notice a small red triangle in the...

You will also notice a small red triangle in the bottom left corner of a post. You can click on that triangle to report a post you feel is improper.
Forum: Navigation 05-15-2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By BB_TX
You will not have any problem on 285 or 160 to...

You will not have any problem on 285 or 160 to I-25. 160 crosses over North La Veta pass but that is not a bad one. And east bound is the easier direction as the east side of the pass is a little...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-15-2022, 06:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,068
Posted By BB_TX
They would not have to take you to a scale. The...

They would not have to take you to a scale. The weights are based on the GVWR, not the scaled weight. And the GVWRs are on the stickers on your truck and trailer. So a simple traffic stop could do...
Forum: Maintenance 05-13-2022, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By BB_TX
Can't speak for an RV but I bought EasyCare Total...

Can't speak for an RV but I bought EasyCare Total Care for my wife's Expedition a number of years ago. That's what the Ford dealer was pedaling at the time. She said she wanted it, so I had no...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 05-12-2022, 07:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 663
Posted By BB_TX
Remember auto parts in Sears catalogues? I used...

Remember auto parts in Sears catalogues? I used to order carb rebuild kits from the Sears catalogue to rebuild my carbs. Points, plugs, condensers, (what are those? :lol:) Even ordered a muffler and...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 05-12-2022, 10:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 663
Posted By BB_TX
Thumbs up I am with you on all counts. Well, I was born in...

I am with you on all counts. Well, I was born in the 40ís but grew up thru the 50ís. Life was far more simple. Less pressure from all directions from childhood thru adulthood and more enjoyable. And...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-11-2022, 11:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,068
Posted By BB_TX
This one is not clear. Per the Texas DMV for...

This one is not clear. Per the Texas DMV for class A the requirement is;

ďA vehicle or combination of vehicles with a gross combination weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 lbs. or more, provided the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-11-2022, 08:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,068
Posted By BB_TX
Texas specifies a GCWR of 26,001 lbs which is the...

Texas specifies a GCWR of 26,001 lbs which is the combined total of the GVWR of the tow vehicle and the GVWR of the trailer.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-10-2022, 08:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,068
Posted By BB_TX
Here is the written info. I was just under 26,000...

Here is the written info. I was just under 26,000 so didnít have to do it.

https://itstillruns.com/requirements-texas-class-drivers-license-6046351.html
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-10-2022, 11:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 903
Posted By BB_TX
I believe the newer rigs come with a load center...

I believe the newer rigs come with a load center where the 50 amp breaker is in the center with sub breakers on one side for hot 1 and subs on the other side for hot 2. My 2007 model had a panel with...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-10-2022, 08:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 903
Posted By BB_TX
Actually you do get 240 vac inside the trailer...

Actually you do get 240 vac inside the trailer from a 50 amp service. Nothing in our Montanas use 240 vac. They just use the two 120 vac hot legs independently to get more power. But some RVs,...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-10-2022, 08:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 903
Posted By BB_TX
We are all a very friendly bunch here. Much more...

We are all a very friendly bunch here. Much more so than some other RV forums. :D

I agree with Daryles. Check voltages all along the way from the source to the inside. And check all screws on your...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-09-2022, 08:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 903
Posted By BB_TX
There are many sub forums here to discuss...

There are many sub forums here to discuss different issues. Clicking on a forum you will see a clicky labeled Start New Thread. If Carl (Carl n Susan) sees this he will probably move this to a new...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-09-2022, 07:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 903
Posted By BB_TX
shippilot - you obviously have a power problem....

shippilot - you obviously have a power problem. But just as obvious a different problem from the post you replied to. I suggest you request a moderator to move your post to a new thread so that...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-09-2022, 10:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,134
Posted By BB_TX
Generally speaking, outlets near a water source...

Generally speaking, outlets near a water source (kitchen, bathroom, outside) will either be a GFCI outlet or a ď GFCI protected outletĒ meaning one that is a standard outlet wired downstream of a...
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