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Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 09-24-2022, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By jcurtis934
Lots of people like to stay at older RV parks...

Lots of people like to stay at older RV parks that are behind the times, but you certainly don't need to follow that scenario. Stay at parks that have 50 amp plug-ins(100amp service) and don't worry...
Forum: Repairs & Service 09-21-2022, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By jcurtis934
RV ac units are sealed systems. There is no means...

RV ac units are sealed systems. There is no means of checking fluid levels or pressures. At the current costs for labor, you would spend more than what the ac unit is worth. I think you should have...
Forum: Maintenance 09-20-2022, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By jcurtis934
I would suspect either a "not fully seated...

I would suspect either a "not fully seated bearing set" or a bearing heading towards meltdown...if he didn't find the bearings lacking grease. After that I would suspect a drum brake hanging up...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-17-2022, 12:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 930
Posted By jcurtis934
I replaced mine with the 360 a long time ago....

I replaced mine with the 360 a long time ago. They haven't deteriorated in the sun and seem to work well.
Forum: Maintenance 09-17-2022, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 749
Posted By jcurtis934
You just might have found struvites, minerals...

You just might have found struvites, minerals that were leached out of the waste and water, coating the lower part of the toilet. I dropped my black tank once because I noticed them in the tank when...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-13-2022, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By jcurtis934
Ah, cool air and a continuing to drop inside...

Ah, cool air and a continuing to drop inside temps even after both ac's were shut off for two hours as the outside temp was climbing like phoenix does. The blizard nxt is a pretty good engineered...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-12-2022, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By jcurtis934
Update on my ac. Dometic informed us that the...

Update on my ac. Dometic informed us that the brisk air would work to replace the existing unit, if we also buy another control box compatible with our ccc2 thermostat. They also noted that the...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-09-2022, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By jcurtis934
As carl said!!! Keystone generally uses lots of...

As carl said!!! Keystone generally uses lots of brad nails and maybe not in the best places. Easy to pry off pull brads out from back side of trim. Don't try to drive them out towards the front of...
Forum: Maintenance 09-07-2022, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By jcurtis934
Yes, I have used one to check tire and hub temps...

Yes, I have used one to check tire and hub temps everytime we stop on a tow. Great way to see the health of things.
Forum: Trailers, Tow Vehicles & RV related items for Sale 09-06-2022, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 930
Posted By jcurtis934
May your new adventures treat you well! We ended...

May your new adventures treat you well! We ended our 10 plus years of full timing and bought a house in Rio Rancho, nm in June. Monty will be towed on Thursday to Phoenix and go up for sale. The...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-06-2022, 09:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,781
Posted By jcurtis934
Great work and the ply on the rear slide wall was...

Great work and the ply on the rear slide wall was the way to go for keystone's bracket solution. Self drilling screws into 1/8" ply or 1/8" ply and 1/16" aluminum...if a "stud" was hit during initial...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-06-2022, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By jcurtis934
It might be, but I never found any name...

It might be, but I never found any name associated with that manufacturer number in any docs that I found. I do know the manf # for the latest brisk air 2 15k unit is B59516.xx1C0 or 1J0, white or...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-06-2022, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By jcurtis934
Air conditioner replacement

After 10 plus years, our rear ac is going the way of the dodo. Our 3800RE was built mid 2012 and titled as a 2013. The rear ac is a dometic 541816A701C0. We think we need to replace it with a dometic...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-29-2022, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By jcurtis934
I went through this issue on my fridge install....

I went through this issue on my fridge install. Inverter would run for a time, then the gfi on my 1000watt inverter would trip. I ran an extension cord from my inverter directly to the fridge and had...
Forum: Navigation 08-14-2022, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 823
Posted By jcurtis934
We always went out the mass pike, then down 81 to...

We always went out the mass pike, then down 81 to 75 to florida. Did mass pike to 87 to 84 to 81 to 75 one time.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 08-14-2022, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By jcurtis934
The fix i used was basically a washer with the...

The fix i used was basically a washer with the right size opening for the shaft that i drilled 3 holes equally spaced around its surface. I pop rivited this centered onto the end cap. There is a...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 08-07-2022, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By jcurtis934
Looks just like the pendants on my 3800re. Mine...

Looks just like the pendants on my 3800re. Mine used the dreaded automotive wedge based bulbs and were a pain to replace. I changed the sockets to use bayonet base bulbs. Much better. To remove the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-05-2022, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By jcurtis934
I would look at the retract manifold, the one...

I would look at the retract manifold, the one where the black retract hydraulic hoses go to. There should be a valve which should open when any retract is activated. I had the electrical connection...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-27-2022, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,109
Posted By jcurtis934
A better solution would be to either put no...

A better solution would be to either put no toilet paper down the toilet or change the unit out to a composting toilet. Going the composting route would effectively allow you to use the black tank as...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-27-2022, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By jcurtis934
So do you have the temperature sense wire still...

So do you have the temperature sense wire still taped to the ac unit base in the front of the unit on the foam covering? If not, then you may have found it.
Forum: Internet & Cell Phones 06-18-2022, 12:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,713
Posted By jcurtis934
Have seen several rvs with starlink here in Santa...

Have seen several rvs with starlink here in Santa fe skies. One had it sitting on the roof of a class a, but the trailers that had it were sitting on the ground.
Forum: Maintenance 06-18-2022, 12:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,172
Posted By jcurtis934
No, those bolts are not all there is. The...

No, those bolts are not all there is. The microwave is mounted via a mounting plate that is on the back wall as well. You will need to build a platform that sits on the stove or whatever is below...
Forum: Maintenance 06-06-2022, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By jcurtis934
On my 3800re, which had a norcold 1200 series RV...

On my 3800re, which had a norcold 1200 series RV fridge, the opening was 32 3/4. When I removed that to convert to a residential fridge, I kept the enclosure spacing the same even though I moved the...
Forum: Maintenance 06-03-2022, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By jcurtis934
The covering for the metai you refer to is...

The covering for the metai you refer to is different from the other vinyl inserts on my trailer. It is a hard vinyl cover that snaps over the aluminum track. You should be able to get it from places...
Forum: Repairs & Service 06-03-2022, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,538
Posted By jcurtis934
Forgot to add....the floor covering in my 2013 is...

Forgot to add....the floor covering in my 2013 is a really thick vinyl over the wood from the factory and I didn't have any issues from my flooding toilet issue. I would source it from any...
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