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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-29-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,309
Posted By northern lights
CW used to be my go to place. I've been a Good...

CW used to be my go to place. I've been a Good Sam member 14 years & have had great success with their road service.
But, the sales/ parts/service depts at the stores are different.
A friend had a...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-29-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,458
Posted By northern lights
"A few years ago someone suggested putting bars...

"A few years ago someone suggested putting bars of Irish Spring throughout our unit..."

We tried that & the rodents ate the Irish Spring. All that was left were fragments with teeth marks. .
It...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-29-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,832
Posted By northern lights
"I use a cap like this and no need for pliers or...

"I use a cap like this and no need for pliers or whatever"
That will work great unless you have the cap stuck on a Valterra screw on on/off valve attached to the end of the sewer line and the whole...
Forum: Maintenance 10-11-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,540
Posted By northern lights
"I flush, usually 3 times, when I empty. The...

"I flush, usually 3 times, when I empty. The water runs pretty clear by the last time."

I fill the toilet bowl & flush 3 times before closing the valve. Just to make sure.
Forum: Repairs & Service 09-16-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By northern lights
I had a couple of small leaking scuffs on the...

I had a couple of small leaking scuffs on the outer coil ridge of a fairly new hose. A very small dab of JB Weld along the scuff marks fixed the leaks
Forum: Repairs & Service 09-14-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,614
Posted By northern lights
"File complaint with Consumer Protection Agency."...

"File complaint with Consumer Protection Agency."

And, spend $150.00 or so to pay a lawyer to write a threatening letter. That may get their attention
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-30-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By northern lights
Same here except for 6m. We turn on the CB...

Same here except for 6m.
We turn on the CB when there's a traffic tie up.
Like to use the 2m & 440 when travelling.

If you're in a totally dead zone, like in some areas in the Rockies,...
Forum: On the Road Again 08-05-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,677
Posted By northern lights
We have Good Sam premium for the 5th wheel. It...

We have Good Sam premium for the 5th wheel. It also covers roadside service for a cargo trailer we tow sometimes. The price actually went down $20 this year. That was really unusual.
Forum: Repairs & Service 08-03-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,542
Posted By northern lights
I had a piece of trim fall off the ceiling. I...

I had a piece of trim fall off the ceiling. I used a $18.00 brad nailer from Harbor Freight with 1" brad nails into the aluminum.
I didn't overdo the brads. It's still snugly there after 3 years.
Forum: Polls 07-19-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,191
Posted By northern lights
A fluffy Persian car would be safer to ride than...

A fluffy Persian car would be safer to ride than a magic carpet.
Forum: Insurance 07-15-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,000
Posted By northern lights
I think she's the highest paid commercial pitch...

I think she's the highest paid commercial pitch person now.
It must be working
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-15-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,203
Posted By northern lights
Good Sam has reduced the cost of their roadside...

Good Sam has reduced the cost of their roadside assistance platinum plan $20.00 to $139.00 for 5th wheels. You do have to take the $139.00 plan to cover 5Rs now. I'm not overly fond of Marcus...
Forum: Insurance 07-15-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,000
Posted By northern lights
Progressive RV policy also covers property in...

Progressive RV policy also covers property in storage if you have done that. They even have $1,000 accident coverage for each of your dogs if they are ever injured in a traffic accident. Both...
Forum: Maintenance 05-03-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,314
Posted By northern lights
I know where you can get a good used Interocitor...

I know where you can get a good used Interocitor cheap.
Forum: Additions & Improvements 04-29-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,885
Posted By northern lights
As soon as you remove the AC, the other one will...

As soon as you remove the AC, the other one will quit working. Guaranteed to happen when you are on the road.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 03-29-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,559
Posted By northern lights
We're here volunteer in maintenance full time in...

We're here volunteer in maintenance full time in our own state run parks. All state parks are completely closed to the public The State is allowing all volunteers currently at a park to extend their...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 03-25-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,510
Posted By northern lights
Try to get regular Scott toilet paper. Not the RV...

Try to get regular Scott toilet paper. Not the RV Scott. One roll of single ply regular Scott's will last two people nearly a week. We've been buying it for quite a while. Read the label on the...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 03-15-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,173
Posted By northern lights
We bought a bottle of Everclear at Walmart for...

We bought a bottle of Everclear at Walmart for $19.00. 40 proof? Nah, 191 proof ethyl alcohol.
Some of it is in a couple of pocket size spray bottles. A couple of small sprays on the hands works...
Forum: Repairs & Service 01-01-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,868
Posted By northern lights
I have an older Montana & had a rat infestation...

I have an older Montana & had a rat infestation problem. I found a 2" gap between the coroplast & the bottom of the rear end cap of the 5th wheel.
I cut 1/2" hardware cloth strip to fit over the...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 12-18-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,637
Posted By northern lights
Beware of Condo Commandos.

Beware of Condo Commandos.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-10-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,786
Posted By northern lights
We have a 3,600/4,500 Black Max from Sams on an...

We have a 3,600/4,500 Black Max from Sams on an aluminum cargo carrier on the rear of the Montana. It runs 1 A/C & everything else electric that we need when we are on the road from it's 30 Amp RV...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-27-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,608
Posted By northern lights
We have a 4k watt generator on our aluminum cargo...

We have a 4k watt generator on our aluminum cargo carrier on the 5th rear hitch.
And we don't travel without a monoxide detector in the front & rear of the trailer.

No alerts ever in 4 years of...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-15-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,851
Posted By northern lights
There's not much Gorilla Tape can't fix, at least...

There's not much Gorilla Tape can't fix, at least temporarily.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-08-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,500
Posted By northern lights
Just wait till you try to get something covered ...

Just wait till you try to get something covered & they say it isn't covered because the issue was caused by
"Normal wear & tear."
Forum: Navigation 07-10-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,687
Posted By northern lights
"1. Durango - Monticello UT - Moab UT - Grand...

"1. Durango - Monticello UT - Moab UT - Grand Junction CO - Montrose CO. 331 miles"

Our preferred route. I hate some Colorado passes when towing.

Stop at the Dinosaur Museum in Fruita just...
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