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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 09:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 655
Posted By mtlakejim
Get a lawyer. Its amazing what just a letter...

Get a lawyer. Its amazing what just a letter threating a lawsuit will do to get them in gear! And if you go back for any other work it won't take them long to get it done!!
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-25-2020, 01:05 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,917
Posted By mtlakejim
Well this thread has gone on for 6 pages. ...

Well this thread has gone on for 6 pages.


The original poster asked "which is the best TOW truck between a 3/4 and 1 ton. He did not ask "which tow truck is better for HIM or YOU". That being...
Forum: Full Timing in your Montana 11-23-2020, 01:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,502
Posted By mtlakejim
We have had both a motorhome and a 5th wheel. To...

We have had both a motorhome and a 5th wheel. To me a motorhome is ok for someone who is on the road every day and has plenty of money for upkeep. If your like most of the folks I know and tend to...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-22-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 200
Posted By mtlakejim
Welcome to the forum. We are right up the road...

Welcome to the forum. We are right up the road from you at Bee Branch, AR.!


I just retired and returned to our country estate on Cadron Creek. We were full time for about 2 years down in...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-20-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 655
Posted By mtlakejim
We bought our HC381TH from Camping World in...

We bought our HC381TH from Camping World in Little Rock, AR. We had them fix the issues we found on the pre inspection and they did so promptly (because we would not accept it till they did). We have...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-20-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,248
Posted By mtlakejim
I am with DQDick that it doesn't matter what RIVA...

I am with DQDick that it doesn't matter what RIVA says they only suggest code for the industry and are not an enforcement agency. We own our coaches and can do what we want within limits.

...
Forum: Maintenance 11-16-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,085
Posted By mtlakejim
I checked one shop nearby (that I would trust to...

I checked one shop nearby (that I would trust to do it right) and they were close to $400. But I do have a triple axle.

At that price I was starting to think about pulling up to Indiana to get...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-07-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,653
Posted By mtlakejim
My Ram (Tradesman trim) has storage boxes in the...

My Ram (Tradesman trim) has storage boxes in the floor of rear foot well and a lot of storage under rear seat. That and occasionally I have used one of the HD Black plastic boxes behind the cab. You...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-27-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,432
Posted By mtlakejim
I hope no one is paying and signing for a unit...

I hope no one is paying and signing for a unit BEFORE it is delivered?? You would be amazed how much faster they can get a unit when you refuse to sign the bottom line until it is sitting in the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-24-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,082
Posted By mtlakejim
I was thinking of the acid more for CaCO3 scale...

I was thinking of the acid more for CaCO3 scale deposition on the sensors IF the water had high Calcium content. Fairly common to find that in many areas. It is the most common mineral scale that...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-24-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,270
Posted By mtlakejim
You will really like that long bed, if like me,...

You will really like that long bed, if like me, you have a hobby (woodworking and remodeling) that requires you to haul lumber. Being able to close the tailgate on a full sheet of plywood is great...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-24-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 784
Posted By mtlakejim
The real debate is not on what TYPE of vehicle...

The real debate is not on what TYPE of vehicle will be used in the future but how the ENERGY for that vehicle will be created!! I have no doubt that one day the Internal Combustion Engine will be...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-23-2020, 06:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 784
Posted By mtlakejim
I have been in the Oilfield for 40 years....

I have been in the Oilfield for 40 years. Retiring from Exxon this month. My son will carry on in the Oilfield. That having been said, I do think that in the distant future technology and political...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-22-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,082
Posted By mtlakejim
ForBruce, Fellow Chemist here. I spent 40 years...

ForBruce,
Fellow Chemist here. I spent 40 years in the oilfield chemical business (last 10 as the customer). Sold a LOT of surfactants in that time. The foaming action recommendations make a lot of...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 10-20-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By mtlakejim
We went with the thick floating planking that has...

We went with the thick floating planking that has the glue edge (IE: only the tiles glue to each other on the overlap). Woodgrain and looks just like wood flooring. Very happy with it. Also have same...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-20-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 484
Posted By mtlakejim
Welcome to the forum. May you have many years of...

Welcome to the forum. May you have many years of wonderful travels
Forum: Additions & Improvements 10-20-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By mtlakejim
The thick heavy duty floating type.

The thick heavy duty floating type.
Forum: Trailers, Tow Vehicles & RV related items for Sale 10-19-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,572
Posted By mtlakejim
Agreed. People selling an RV might not like NADA...

Agreed. People selling an RV might not like NADA but it is what the banks go by.
Forum: Trailers, Tow Vehicles & RV related items for Sale 10-19-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,572
Posted By mtlakejim
That's the downfall of buying new for sure. You...

That's the downfall of buying new for sure. You WILL be underwater due to massive deprecation for at least the first 3 years, maybe longer! Unless you find a cash buyer (good luck with that at over...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-14-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,286
Posted By mtlakejim
Look at it this way. You need at least enough...

Look at it this way. You need at least enough water added that the mix in the tank has the consistency thinner than a milk shake. The only thing taking the solids out of the tank is gravity and...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-13-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,270
Posted By mtlakejim
Did the exact same thing myself. The long...

Did the exact same thing myself.

The long bed allows me to more easily carry lumber (especially sheet goods) for my woodworking.

It doesn't hurt my feeling that it also totally eliminates...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 10-12-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,011
Posted By mtlakejim
On a related topic. May I suggest that everyone...

On a related topic. May I suggest that everyone put timers to turn off ANY visible bulbs at your campsite at 10pm. If you run visible rope lights around the perimeter of your campsites or hang the...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 10-12-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,011
Posted By mtlakejim
I bought cheap (about $30) single remote control...

I bought cheap (about $30) single remote control RGB LED rope light (from Lowes) and used square wire stays with zip ties to secure it to the center of the Corplast. It gives almost the ideal glow...
Forum: Practice and Testing Forum 10-12-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,389
Posted By mtlakejim
We run a Curt since it is what Ram provides from...

We run a Curt since it is what Ram provides from the factory (under Mopar branding). It has been a flawless hitch for us. A good number of folks on here are B&W fans too. Only issue is they are heavy...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-09-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,286
Posted By mtlakejim
I'm not into Boondocking. BUT if I was, I would...

I'm not into Boondocking. BUT if I was, I would make sure I had LARGE tanks on my rig or have a portable tank to take off the waste. Granted a Bidet may help reduce the paper used BUT let me remind...
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