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Forum: Maintenance Today, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 99
Posted By DutchmenSport
Wall Mart has started carrying 50 amp RV power...

Wall Mart has started carrying 50 amp RV power cords. Some have them, some do not. You might check Wall Mart on line too.

Agree with the above comment ... be prepared for a shock when you see...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help Today, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 117
Posted By DutchmenSport
It looks to me like the roller on the bottom of...

It looks to me like the roller on the bottom of the platform has either broken, or the screws have pulled out which holds it to the bottom of the bed frame, not allowing it to roll correctly.

Now,...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing Today, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 123
Posted By DutchmenSport
old dog can still learn new stuff - Goosenecks!

I'm an old dog, I admit. But sometimes I stumble into something that truly amazes me. That happened today.

My neighbor (single widowed woman with an 11 year old daughter) has a horse trailer...
Forum: Additions & Improvements Today, 07:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,540
Posted By DutchmenSport
I'm glad to see mine is not the only one that...

I'm glad to see mine is not the only one that does that!

https://i.imgur.com/pCWkzGT.jpg
Forum: Additions & Improvements Today, 07:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,540
Posted By DutchmenSport
In April 2021 we had installed a stackable...

In April 2021 we had installed a stackable Splendid washer and dryer. I knew the units were very heavy and the space allocated in my Montana was not desirable, especially since the closet shelf...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Today, 05:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 223
Posted By DutchmenSport
Up when traveling. Everything in the camper is...

Up when traveling. Everything in the camper is secured as much as humanly possible to keep things from moving, banging, or getting broken in transit. Why would I keep the shades down so they can...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By DutchmenSport
Ever since we had our first pop-up, we have used...

Ever since we had our first pop-up, we have used Quick Shades for this purpose. If the sun in the right position, there may not be any shade at all under the awning. Sitting in the intense sun is...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas Yesterday, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By DutchmenSport
Thanks for the report on your trip. Looks like...

Thanks for the report on your trip. Looks like you had a great time! We absolutely loved South Dakota. We want to go back, but there are just too many other places we haven't been to yet. I'm glad...
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box Yesterday, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By DutchmenSport
If there is 'crud' on the black tank dump valve...

If there is 'crud' on the black tank dump valve itself, then there is still something you can try before dismanteling anything. As stated above, block off the end of the dump pipe with another...
Forum: Additions & Improvements Yesterday, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By DutchmenSport
As you can see in the photo, the outside skin...

As you can see in the photo, the outside skin (the fiberglass) and the plywood behind it is only about 3/16 inch thick. Behind that is Styrofoam.

When I attached the shower box, I originally...
Forum: New Member Introductions Yesterday, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 148
Posted By DutchmenSport
Welcome to the forums. Don't be shy, jump right...

Welcome to the forums. Don't be shy, jump right in and share your experiences. We all learn from each other.

All last year, both my wife and I worked-from-camper when our companies closed the...
Forum: Maintenance Yesterday, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By DutchmenSport
Our camper is in use 24x7x365 also. Filters get...

Our camper is in use 24x7x365 also. Filters get clean about once a month or when I notice a build up of dust on them. Because it's a sponge type material, I simply rinse them backwards under running...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 06-22-2022, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By DutchmenSport
Part 2 Now it was time to assemble the...

Part 2

Now it was time to assemble the Erector Set.

https://i.imgur.com/tc6DCrw.jpg

I installed the inside backer board and sealed it with white calking.

https://i.imgur.com/6FZ1t8e.jpg
Forum: Additions & Improvements 06-22-2022, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By DutchmenSport
New Outside Shower Install

Part 1

We’ve had our Montana for about 4 years now. One thing we always wanted was an outside shower on the passenger side of the camper. Although the camper has a shower on a blue coiled hose in...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 06-22-2022, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By DutchmenSport
What's "really" inside the walls?

I did a modification (I'll start a different thread for that), but it required cutting a hole in the side of my Montana. I thought I get some photos of exactly what is inside those wall and how they...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-21-2022, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By DutchmenSport
I'm another "No" for using tie downs with the...

I'm another "No" for using tie downs with the electric awning. They are just too fickle and cost too much to replace. Awnings are always pulled in at night, because we never know when wind will pick...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 06-20-2022, 08:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 625
Posted By DutchmenSport
Drive whatever speed limit you want. You are...

Drive whatever speed limit you want. You are absolutely right, as far as the everyone is concerned, it's just a suggested speed limit now-a-days anyway. Forget safety, the condition of the road and...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-17-2022, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By DutchmenSport
Welcome to the forums and congrats on getting...

Welcome to the forums and congrats on getting your Montana Mountaineer! Happy Camping!
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-16-2022, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By DutchmenSport
Something like This?...

Something like This? (https://www.amazon.com/Point-Fifthwheel-Trailer-Mover-Category/dp/B097CCS93P)

or Something like this? (https://steveshitch.com/)

or A different type of forum thread?...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-14-2022, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,101
Posted By DutchmenSport
We've tried foam toppers, we've tried air...

We've tried foam toppers, we've tried air mattresses, and we've tried thicker air mattresses. Our solution was to simply forget about the hide-a-bed and put one of those 12 inch thick air mattresses...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-14-2022, 06:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,053
Posted By DutchmenSport
Edit ... Delete. I wasn't nice!

Edit ... Delete. I wasn't nice!
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-14-2022, 06:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By DutchmenSport
About 4 years ago, my king ping area made contact...

About 4 years ago, my king ping area made contact with my truck bed rails and put a crack in the lower drivers side corner. I was able to fix it myself with a Bondo Fiberglass repair kit, but color...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-14-2022, 06:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,053
Posted By DutchmenSport
We travel across different states and when it...

We travel across different states and when it comes to diesel, it seems every state is different. I pain-stakingly make sure I've got the right pump for diesel.

Indiana is about as confusing as...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-14-2022, 05:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 810
Posted By DutchmenSport
Welcome to the forums and feel free to ask any...

Welcome to the forums and feel free to ask any question or make any comment. I've been an RV owner for over 25 years and I grew up with travel trailers since I was 8 years old (I'm now 67) and I'm...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-13-2022, 04:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 881
Posted By DutchmenSport
I don't think there is an answer, it all depends...

I don't think there is an answer, it all depends on the way the wind is blowing. Sometimes a very mild wind puff it up and other times an apparent very strong wind has no affect at all. It all...
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