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Forum: Repairs & Service 03-23-2022, 11:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,185
Posted By BiggarView
Not afraid of DIYing these , so the question is...

Not afraid of DIYing these , so the question is which did you use... the premade or the DIY ones?
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-17-2022, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,318
Posted By BiggarView
Releveling

How often do you have to relevel your rig? For me it seems to be about every 3-6 weeks for it to become noticeably unlevel. In colder weather it is closer to 3 weeks but in steady warm temps it can...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-05-2022, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By BiggarView
no.... but it is now. duh! thanks

no.... but it is now. duh! thanks
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-05-2022, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By BiggarView
A/C won't shut down after reaching set point.

RV rear a/c (with heat pump) not shutting down when set point reached. Heat pump function works normally. I have to use InCommand console to manually turn off A/C unit. A/C will start normally when...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-29-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,095
Posted By BiggarView
Sounds like a lot of hype to me.

Sounds like a lot of hype to me.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-29-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,306
Posted By BiggarView
Really depends on your peace of mind. In my case...

Really depends on your peace of mind. In my case since we full time, it would sooner rather than later if I was approaching 5 years out of them which the maximum time I would be comfortable with tire...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-29-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,292
Posted By BiggarView
DEF has a roughly one year shelf life, no need to...

DEF has a roughly one year shelf life, no need to panic buy it. Every box has a MFR date code just have to learn how to read them. Always buy the freshest on the shelf.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-29-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,292
Posted By BiggarView
gas stations routinely run out of gas or diesel...

gas stations routinely run out of gas or diesel especially in tough times, ask anyone who was in south texas this past february, or during hurricane season and recall the 1970s anywhere in the USA...
Forum: Full Timing in your Montana 12-08-2021, 10:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,298
Posted By BiggarView
Oil will be around long after the grandchildren...

Oil will be around long after the grandchildren of anyone reading this will be around. Oil is not just used for fuel. Technology evolves, so will the RV industry and so will anyone currently using IC...
Forum: Polls 12-08-2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,772
Posted By BiggarView
A desk would be the most versatile add. We modded...

A desk would be the most versatile add. We modded our 3813MS to put a desk in the the space occupied the front closet. Fits our lifestyle perfectly.
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 12-06-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,996
Posted By BiggarView
We have same RV except 2020, we have 3150...

We have same RV except 2020, we have 3150 Champion with remote start which struggled with 1 A/C until we put micro soft starts on our units. Now it runs one A/C and everything else. If I was doing...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 12-06-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,926
Posted By BiggarView
If you do not have gen prep or on board genset...

If you do not have gen prep or on board genset then you do not have an ATS. ATS is for switching between shore power and the on board generator if installed or ordered with available gen prep. You...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-10-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,978
Posted By BiggarView
Okay then what is the switch near the battery...

Okay then what is the switch near the battery for? Looks like a disconnect switch too. What is it disconnecting?

What do I do when I swap out my two SLA batteries and install a huge LFP battery...
Forum: Trailers, Tow Vehicles & RV related items for Sale 06-28-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,995
Posted By BiggarView
So offer them 45... all they can say is no... so...

So offer them 45... all they can say is no... so can you. Lots of fish in the sea. Demand for RVs is out-stripping supply. The same shortages that are affecting everything else is also affecting RV...
Forum: Let Us Entertain You 06-28-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,496
Posted By BiggarView
Mom taught me "If you don't have anything nice to...

Mom taught me "If you don't have anything nice to say, then say nothing..."

On Jensen TV's and their RV stereos..........



'nuff said. :popcorn:I feel your pain, from similar experience.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-27-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,771
Posted By BiggarView
Sooooo... convenience bay battery disconnect...

Sooooo... convenience bay battery disconnect switch on or off? What is not connected or connected when that switch is switched. I can't tell if it even works. Everything seems to be "on" whether the...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 06-13-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,209
Posted By BiggarView
I cringed when I read that. While you can do it,...

I cringed when I read that. While you can do it, no pro I have talked to would dare suggest it as recommended. Busbars are the way to go and a battery disconnect is essential. That couple is setting...
Forum: Repairs & Service 06-09-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,482
Posted By BiggarView
I'd press the issue. We don't have your issue...

I'd press the issue. We don't have your issue since we did not need the ATS because we do not have the onboard genset, just the prep package. But the failed ATS had the surge protection features and...
Forum: Repairs & Service 06-09-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,482
Posted By BiggarView
We had our ATS fail almost right out of the gate....

We had our ATS fail almost right out of the gate. Your story sounds like an exact replay of how ours expired. We (a mobile tech with keystone approval) bypassed it by moving the incoming wires over...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 06-07-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,019
Posted By BiggarView
if you are not going to approach the CCC...

if you are not going to approach the CCC (3900+lbs) for that trailer which is not very likely, I'd go with 7k. But if you are going to load down the trailer then go with the 8k. Why pay for more if...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-20-2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,675
Posted By BiggarView
Blue Beacon Truck Wash... wash and RainX for ~60...

Blue Beacon Truck Wash... wash and RainX for ~60 dollars truck and RV... did a great job. only negative was the wait... we were 5th in line, took about 2 hours to get into their wash bay, 30 minutes...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-20-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,410
Posted By BiggarView
Your "negotiated discount" is the fair market...

Your "negotiated discount" is the fair market retail price. Even with MFR price increases the fair market retail price will still reflect dealer "discounting". No consumer should ever be paying MSRP...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-13-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,137
Posted By BiggarView
A determined casual thief will probably do more...

A determined casual thief will probably do more damage to your rig opening the door with better locks on it. A smart thief will move on to easier targets. You are more likely to get the former than...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 05-13-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,178
Posted By BiggarView
There are low cost ways to add heating for LFP...

There are low cost ways to add heating for LFP batteries. Will Prowse just did one on YT. The heating issue only matters if you will expose your batteries to sub freezing temperatures while charging...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-13-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,410
Posted By BiggarView
Add in rising labor costs ($15 minimum wage is...

Add in rising labor costs ($15 minimum wage is just around the corner) and inflation will get worse before it gets better. Wherever you get your goods and services they will be passing on their costs...
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