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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-24-2022, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,315
Posted By RRman
I took a corner too tight once and a tree...

I took a corner too tight once and a tree crumpled the Aluminum (?) corner and tore some of the roof EPDM for about 4' above my bedroom (front of the RV) slideout.
Eternabond could have worked but...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-30-2022, 01:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,564
Posted By RRman
We have a Residential Fridge from long ago...

We have a Residential Fridge from long ago pre-inverter that's just plugged into the old plug for the failed Absorption Fridge. The longest we've traveled between hookups is 12 hours (unforeseen...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 02-09-2022, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,507
Posted By RRman
Re- Staple?

Might try a good Staple Gun and see if one penetrates well, if so add more, cover with Eternabond tape and as old as 2007 roof could be recoat with Tropic Cool or other Roof treatment
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-06-2022, 01:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,005
Posted By RRman
Angry What happened to good ol Floorplans?

Picked up a 10/21 "Montana Luxury Fifth Wheels" Brochure.

I must be very out of touch with what's desired today....

Why must all floorplans have a large or small Kitchen Island with sink? What...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 02-05-2022, 11:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,471
Posted By RRman
The old Goosebox I had was on my 2005 Montana Big...

The old Goosebox I had was on my 2005 Montana Big Sky. No issues so far in many years since with my Star Performance Gooseneck Adapter but my front frame was rebuilt MUCH Stronger after it broke...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 02-02-2022, 01:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,471
Posted By RRman
Good Luck! I hope they've improved the design...

Good Luck!
I hope they've improved the design since I got one about a year after they came out as I had to air up the bag after almost every tow as the "Pressure Relief" valve would frequently let...
Forum: Maintenance 01-16-2022, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,779
Posted By RRman
I used A small piece of Eternabond on the small...

I used A small piece of Eternabond on the small crack near the drain
A little ugly but the wife doesn’t mind so all is good
Forum: Maintenance 01-12-2022, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,739
Posted By RRman
Henry TropicCool 5 Gallon bucket $$$ provided 3...

Henry TropicCool 5 Gallon bucket $$$ provided 3 coats on my 36’ Montana Roof
Cleaned the Roof prior by scrubbing lightly with soapy bleach
For the personal effort involved I went with the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-05-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,201
Posted By RRman
For our 05 Montana we purchased our THIRD...

For our 05 Montana we purchased our THIRD Convection Microwave from RVupgrades in Aug this year, a A Highpoint with Trim Kit.
Sadly the Trim Kit (Steel Frame) was slightly bent in shipping but...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-17-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,374
Posted By RRman
A small piece of white eternabond tape has worked...

A small piece of white eternabond tape has worked for us for years
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-07-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,878
Posted By RRman
On my 05 I had to rebuild the winch once The...

On my 05 I had to rebuild the winch once
The secret is to only try to crank it up with weight on it.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-20-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,962
Posted By RRman
Platimend usually works for me In 2015 it took...

Platimend usually works for me
In 2015 it took a month to get a new side outlet tank
Shoving it back up under the floor and reconnecting the vent using a flexible rubber connector were the 2...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-29-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,690
Posted By RRman
How old is it? Mine lasted 8 (average 7-8...

How old is it?
Mine lasted 8 (average 7-8 months/ year usage) years and the manufacturer thought that was longer than normal….
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-30-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,580
Posted By RRman
I had the same rain water issue as “wrinkles” in...

I had the same rain water issue as “wrinkles” in the Coraplast along the bottom edge of the sides apparently were allowing water to wick down the curved lower edges of the bottom metal sides .
Tape...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-30-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,262
Posted By RRman
Was the Fan 12 Volt or 120 V?

Was the Fan 12 Volt or 120 V?
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-04-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,169
Posted By RRman
I'm on my THIRD Switchover RV Propane Regulator...

I'm on my THIRD Switchover RV Propane Regulator in my 2005 Montana Big Sky. 2 Different brands...

I had to replace the simple Regulator for my Weber Grill and got one from the HOME DEPOT. It...
Forum: Maintenance 02-03-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,537
Posted By RRman
Suggest you leave it alone, maybe cover with...

Suggest you leave it alone, maybe cover with liquid Electrical 'tape' or Flexseal...
I had the same problem and decided to fix it. Mistake. I wanted to salvage all the wire i could to maintain the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 01-13-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,098
Posted By RRman
I hope they've improved the design of the...

I hope they've improved the design of the Goosebox.
Mine failed/did not protect my RV within a year of installation on a nasty pothole in west TX.
Front RV Frame member was busted, Goosebox was...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 09-02-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,187
Posted By RRman
Sumo Springs and Joyrider Shocks

I added Sumo Springs to my 05 Dodge Ram 3500 Dually.
They've improved the Truck's ride slightly. I deem them worth it. Especially when the unloaded Truck is used as a daily driver.

Regarding...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-23-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,901
Posted By RRman
This is why I don't want to part with my 05 all...

This is why I don't want to part with my 05 all Hydraulic slides Montana...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-09-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,871
Posted By RRman
Still towing our 05 Big Sky. Love the floorplan...

Still towing our 05 Big Sky. Love the floorplan & all Hydraulic slides. Have had to replace or repair almost all 'Systems' over the years (except for the Hydraulics).
Forum: Maintenance 08-09-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,301
Posted By RRman
I think you did the right thing with tape. My...

I think you did the right thing with tape. My molded on End separated even less than yours but I was worried so I had to destroy it to free up the ends of the wires to install another aftermarket...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-02-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,298
Posted By RRman
I would be a little wary of the new "fancy" Res...

I would be a little wary of the new "fancy" Res Fridges, our experience at home is what with the efficiency and electronics, you're lucky to get 10 years of service out of them...
But in 2007 I put...
Forum: Repairs & Service 07-04-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,628
Posted By RRman
On reflection I remembered when I had the Wet...

On reflection I remembered when I had the Wet Bolts installed at 27K miles I had the shop save/give me the old parts. The Plastic Bushings were still in very good shape versus the pictures I had...
Forum: Repairs & Service 06-24-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,628
Posted By RRman
Regarding worn out wetbolts, how many years/miles...

Regarding worn out wetbolts, how many years/miles do you think you got out of yours?
Hmm, half the time I can't even get grease to go into the bolts...But I try every 2k miles or so.
I had my...
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