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Forum: On the Road Again Yesterday, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By BB_TX
We have also done the...

We have also done the Amarillo/Dumas/Dalhart/Raton and north route. But some simply stay on US 287 north at Dumas to I-70 and over to Denver to avoid Raton Pass and say it is a good route. Should be...
Forum: Repairs & Service Yesterday, 08:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,217
Posted By BB_TX
There should not be a "new" way. The wiring...

There should not be a "new" way. The wiring should match the schematic shown in the manual.
Forum: Navigation Yesterday, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By BB_TX
We stayed 2-3 weeks every summer from 2004 to...

We stayed 2-3 weeks every summer from 2004 to 2014 at Fun Valley Family RV Resort just west of Southfork, CO on US 160. South Fork of the Rio Grande runs about half mile thru it. It is a family...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 08-13-2022, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By BB_TX
I think you have a bad surge protector. There is...

I think you have a bad surge protector. There is really no way to reverse both hots to a single common neutral. That would mean connecting the two hots to the same neutral point, and the excitement...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 08-12-2022, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By BB_TX
50 amp power wiring discussions

There are often discussions about 50 amp power and what effect wiring errors might have, including some very recent ones. For anyone who might care, my musings ended up with sketches. Here are some...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 08-11-2022, 07:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,122
Posted By BB_TX
Out of curiosity and reading Progressive...

Out of curiosity and reading Progressive Industries Frequently Asked Questions and answers I ran across this;

Q: Will these models provide voltage protection?
A: No. The surge protector models...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-11-2022, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By BB_TX
Zack pretty much covered the pros and cons. I...

Zack pretty much covered the pros and cons. I prefer a long bed because of ďstuffĒ I carry in the bed both RVing and not. But my F350 long bed crew cab took about an acre and a half to make a U turn....
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-11-2022, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By BB_TX
Have you tried one of the Ram or Cummins forums? ...

Have you tried one of the Ram or Cummins forums?

Bummer. I think you have exceeded the emissions warranty on miles but not years.
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 08-10-2022, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,122
Posted By BB_TX
I agree with you. Reversed hot and neutral is...

I agree with you. Reversed hot and neutral is something it is (or should be) designed to protect against and block power without destroying itself.
Forum: Repairs & Service 08-10-2022, 06:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,217
Posted By BB_TX
To check the element; - unplug from shore power...

To check the element;
- unplug from shore power
- turn off generator if you have one
- remove the wires from the heating element
- set your meter to read ohms
- put one meter probe on one...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 08-10-2022, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By BB_TX
The first had their second boosters. He has some...

The first had their second boosters. He has some other general health issues. His wife did not get covid even though she stayed with him.

The second had the first booster. I think the second but...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-10-2022, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By BB_TX
I always click on New Posts when I log on to see...

I always click on New Posts when I log on to see postings.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 08-09-2022, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By BB_TX
I suspect we will be getting annual updated covid...

I suspect we will be getting annual updated covid boosters to go with our annual flu shots.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 08-09-2022, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By BB_TX
Donít let down your guard

on covid. Two close friends have come down with it in the last 3 weeks. First felt really bad for two weeks and is slowly starting to feel better. Fever, congestion, sore throat, and general lack of...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 08-08-2022, 11:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 134
Posted By BB_TX
Generator bonding and grounding

Here is an informative video for those who have and use generators and when they should be bonded and grounded. I have no idea whether OEM installed transfer switches switch the neutral or not. But...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 08-08-2022, 10:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,547
Posted By BB_TX
It happens. I have long been a Michelin fan and...

It happens. I have long been a Michelin fan and have had them on my trucks, SUVs, and cars for hundreds of thousands of miles, and even had them on my lighter weight Monte. Never a failure on any and...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 08-07-2022, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By BB_TX
I believe I am correct in thinking you are...

I believe I am correct in thinking you are talking about the receptacle on the trailer where the power cord plugs in. Correct?

There have been a number of reports of burned wires in that...
Forum: Maintenance 08-05-2022, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 907
Posted By BB_TX
Lynwood- only two common points between the fresh...

Lynwood- only two common points between the fresh water inlet and the fresh water tank. One is the NORMAL/FILL select switch that directs fresh water to the normal water lines OR to fill the fresh...
Forum: Maintenance 08-05-2022, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 907
Posted By BB_TX
What mlh mentioned is theoretically possible I...

What mlh mentioned is theoretically possible I guess, although I can’t see a way it could happen in the trailer. But that is how some hose end sprayers work, water flowing over an orifice siphons...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-05-2022, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By BB_TX
We didn’t cruise TO Alaska (flew to Fairbanks,...

We didn’t cruise TO Alaska (flew to Fairbanks, train to Denali NP, train to anchorage, then rent car to drive to Seward), but we did take a glacier cruise on Prince William Sound and needed a light...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 08-05-2022, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By BB_TX
Curious what brand outlet and how the terminals...

Curious what brand outlet and how the terminals were labeled. The 14-50R outlets I have seen were labeled NEU, GND, X, and Y. With X and Y being the hots.

Some have even had gold screws for hots,...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-03-2022, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By BB_TX
If you are looking for something you can just...

If you are looking for something you can just enter items (washer/dryer, TV, electric space heater, 6 shirts, 4 pair shorts, 3 pairs shoes, 20 gallons water, etc) and have it calculate the total...
Forum: Full Timing in your Montana 08-03-2022, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,063
Posted By BB_TX
Your descriptions of the stars brings back a lot...

Your descriptions of the stars brings back a lot of memories. As a kid our family and friends used to camp out under the stars any where we could find a good place away from every one else. No...
Forum: Repairs & Service 08-01-2022, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 896
Posted By BB_TX
Good friend had a 2008 3295RK and loved it. If...

Good friend had a 2008 3295RK and loved it. If you ever want to remove the old TV I will tell you the secret we found to removing his.

You might also take a picture of the 12 vdc auto reset...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-01-2022, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By BB_TX
There have been a number of reports on here about...

There have been a number of reports on here about that plug/receptacle overheating and burning wire connections and ruining the plug and/or receptacle.

Curiosity question. When you plug your cord...
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