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Forum: Additions & Improvements 06-12-2022, 06:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,279
Posted By DougVelting
We have 2 in our unit. and have been boondocking...

We have 2 in our unit. and have been boondocking a lot lately. They dont draw "any" power comparatively to the lights in the rv and maxair fan in the kitchen
Forum: Campgrounds 04-15-2022, 04:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 773
Posted By DougVelting
We are actually here right now. We were going to...

We are actually here right now. We were going to stay by memphis, pulled in, and right back out and kept going. Landed here and we love it
Forum: Additions & Improvements 04-15-2022, 03:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,268
Posted By DougVelting
We have two of them, and love them both. We...

We have two of them, and love them both.
We even did a factory tour when we were in NJ.
The alerts are great, we have had plenty of times when we are away from the camper and leave the thermostats...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-15-2022, 03:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,011
Posted By DougVelting
I am SO sorry. I totally forgot to get those to...

I am SO sorry. I totally forgot to get those to you.
My sincerest apologies. Here they are
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 12-31-2021, 03:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,465
Posted By DougVelting
Capacitor in the AC units just hasnt bled off yet...

Capacitor in the AC units just hasnt bled off yet would be my $2 bet
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-30-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,576
Posted By DougVelting
When the rv gets cold enough for it to come out...

When the rv gets cold enough for it to come out of ECO mode and kick the fan on, then its on high, but its got some smart thermostat that auto adjusts the power its using depending on how well it is...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-30-2021, 03:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,576
Posted By DougVelting
We have been full time in NJ for 6 months,...

We have been full time in NJ for 6 months, hitting the road 2nd week of January.
The temps here this past month have ranged from 20 to 60.

We are going through a 40 pound bottle every 2 weeks in...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-30-2021, 02:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,011
Posted By DougVelting
We had the same thing. I actually used rigid...

We had the same thing. I actually used rigid insulation board to make a "furnace room" under the stairs. Now the furnace has its own cubby that is walled off from the underbelly.
Damn near...
Forum: Maintenance 12-27-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,348
Posted By DougVelting
So we came across something that will clean the...

So we came across something that will clean the sensors great on accident.
We had to replace the seals on our black tank valve, and i really did NOT want to take a bath in any of "that" when i...
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 12-11-2021, 06:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 606
Posted By DougVelting
Rather than reflectix

So we recently went full time in our RV, and our plan was to follow 70 degree weather and never be cold again. 6 months later we are still in NJ and dealing with the cold. Nailed it...

Two weeks...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-11-2021, 05:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,715
Posted By DougVelting
Well thats an interesting system that i didnt...

Well thats an interesting system that i didnt even know existed until now. how does it ride?
Forum: Additions & Improvements 12-11-2021, 03:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,193
Posted By DougVelting
We just ran from NJ to SD and back without...

We just ran from NJ to SD and back without deflating. sea level to 5,000 feet. Never even thought of it, no issues with the mattress. Did we just get lucky?
Forum: Maintenance 12-11-2021, 03:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,009
Posted By DougVelting
We made the same swap out, my only issue with the...

We made the same swap out, my only issue with the Dometic is that water hammer sound when ya release the pedal.
Ive inherited the family insomnia curse and am usually wide awake by 4am, so i...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-11-2021, 03:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,715
Posted By DougVelting
Yesterday we installed read airbags on our truck....

Yesterday we installed read airbags on our truck. Havent pulled the 5th wheel with it yet, but i put a few pounds of air in them and the rear end is MUCH softer feeling going over pot holes etc....
Forum: Additions & Improvements 11-11-2021, 03:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,852
Posted By DougVelting
We have the 381TH and switched out our 30s for...

We have the 381TH and switched out our 30s for 40s.
They fit, just barely, without moving anything or needing different lines.
It definitely made a difference in how frequently we need to get them...
Forum: Maintenance 11-11-2021, 02:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,216
Posted By DougVelting
We've been having the same issue with our single...

We've been having the same issue with our single valve.
I decided im just going to replace it with a dual valve. then you can mix it how you want it, and it doesnt need to be full on when...
Forum: Maintenance 10-26-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 832
Posted By DougVelting
This is exactly the reason i came on here today,...

This is exactly the reason i came on here today, my kitchen slide is bouncing, for lack of a better term, over one of the rollers instead of rolling. actually wore the black fiberglass off above the...
Forum: Maintenance 10-26-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,348
Posted By DougVelting
I dont pay attention to them too much, unless we...

I dont pay attention to them too much, unless we dont have a lot going on and im trying to find something to fix.
But when i get a stuck black tank light what i do, since our "outdoor shower" is in...
Forum: Maintenance 10-26-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,565
Posted By DougVelting
I just did mine yesterday, all i did was use my...

I just did mine yesterday, all i did was use my levelers to take the weight off, and greased through the zerk fittings. ive never done it any other way unless i had a bearing go bad.

Of course now...
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 10-20-2021, 03:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,722
Posted By DougVelting
We usually just use scotch tape to the frame and...

We usually just use scotch tape to the frame and pull the shade down. havent had any issues with them staying in place so far.
Our big issue is we have the front cap window that is impossible to...
Forum: Full Timing in your Montana 10-20-2021, 03:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,918
Posted By DougVelting
We joined the full timer club in July. It took...

We joined the full timer club in July.
It took me about a month to get used to the amount of down time you have by not owning a house. Took a lil bit to get back in the groove of still being...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 09-03-2021, 04:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,258
Posted By DougVelting
Thats a great idea Shane. Would have Definitely...

Thats a great idea Shane. Would have Definitely come in handy in a few spots this year. How well can you see out of them from inside? Or does it basically make it opaque?
Forum: Full Timing in your Montana 08-23-2021, 07:20 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 90,270
Posted By DougVelting
We can finally add ourselves to the list, Doug &...

We can finally add ourselves to the list, Doug & Loretta.
We are only a month and a half into it, but so far i would say its an 8 out of 10.
We plan on being on the road for at least 2 years, and...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 08-15-2021, 05:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,279
Posted By DougVelting
We have Two of the micro air thermostats. I was...

We have Two of the micro air thermostats. I was wary on the price and did one, then loved it so much we got the second one.
You can get the alerts on temps, and adjust it from anywhere you have cell...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-24-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,024
Posted By DougVelting
TRoehrs You are a life saver! I have googled...

TRoehrs You are a life saver!
I have googled every part number i could find, and dometic, and rv ac parts etc. literally hours of looking, and still never came across that site.
Looks like they...
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