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Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 10-26-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,056
Posted By Hblick48
I put a set of Transeagle on my fiver about a...

I put a set of Transeagle on my fiver about a year ago. IMHO they are very comparable to Sailun. Just replaced my 5 year old F rated spare with a new Transeagle so there will be no issues if the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-23-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 628
Posted By Hblick48
I don't know the answer to that question however...

I don't know the answer to that question however I'm sure is it has to be less (over its lifetime) than an the energy used to produce, fuel, and maintain an internal combustion vehicle over its...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-23-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 628
Posted By Hblick48
I agree 100%. Also, the electric light bulb will...

I agree 100%. Also, the electric light bulb will never replace the kerosene lamp!

I recently replaced my daily driver car with a used Tesla. The car is amazing, fun to drive, and requires...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-21-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 141
Posted By Hblick48
What about the grey and black holding tanks? You...

What about the grey and black holding tanks? You don't want them to freeze with their respective contents. Perhaps a tote to empty them and then add some antifreeze to tanks so residual "materials"...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-21-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 628
Posted By Hblick48
Tesla has it figured out with their supercharger...

Tesla has it figured out with their supercharger network. New Tesla model X can tow 5,000 pounds and has over 400 mile range not towing. Electric usage more than doubles when towing. Superchargers...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-21-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 141
Posted By Hblick48
You will need to keep the heater running full...

You will need to keep the heater running full time to keep the water pipes from freezing. That means using a lot of propane. Two propane tanks that are in the Montana probably will not make it...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-24-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,929
Posted By Hblick48
First time I purchased Happy Camper directly from...

First time I purchased Happy Camper directly from them, I asked which toilet paper to use. They suggested 2 ply Quilted Northern. I did the jar test with Costco, RV paper, and Quilted Northern....
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-15-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 897
Posted By Hblick48
Was it a Dewald pump on EBAY? If not, how are...

Was it a Dewald pump on EBAY? If not, how are you going to connect the manifold with the valves and emergency hand pump?
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-04-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,807
Posted By Hblick48
I had Firestone air bags on my old Sea Breeze...

I had Firestone air bags on my old Sea Breeze motorhome. After 10 years, they no longer would hold air.

I considered air bags and timberens to make my TV ride level and improve the ride when...
Forum: Repairs & Service 09-03-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,023
Posted By Hblick48
I used plumbing strap to support mine. I put 4...

I used plumbing strap to support mine. I put 4 layers of shrink wrap over the plumbing strap to provide protection between the strap and tank. I cut 2x4's the size of the tank ends since they...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-01-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 897
Posted By Hblick48
Thanks! May have to tear into it after next trip...

Thanks! May have to tear into it after next trip (first one this year because of covid), leaving Sunday. Yea!
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 08-31-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 897
Posted By Hblick48
Where are you getting parts for the Dewald pump? ...

Where are you getting parts for the Dewald pump? I tried a few years ago, no luck. Mine has an internal valve that leaks causing the slide to creep out. It also has a small leak where the tank...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-25-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By Hblick48
I found out about these on another thread: ...

I found out about these on another thread:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B073NZG76R/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-11-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,636
Posted By Hblick48
Got one booked for Sept 2021. Before Covid, they...

Got one booked for Sept 2021. Before Covid, they were set to open after Labor Day 2020, we had reservations. Covid delayed the remodel. They gave us first pick for 2021.
Forum: Campgrounds State, Provincial & Federal 07-28-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,176
Posted By Hblick48
Been members for 3 years. Standard membership...

Been members for 3 years. Standard membership around $500/year. You choose a home zone. Additional zones can be purchased for $49.

There are limits. Maximum stay 14 days, then have to stay...
Forum: Repairs & Service 07-24-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,341
Posted By Hblick48
I drilled a hole on the side of the landing gear...

I drilled a hole on the side of the landing gear near the top on both. I could feel the drill bit touch the rod when it went through. I use a pump oil can and lube the threads by pumping oil...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 07-20-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 959
Posted By Hblick48
BTW, just checked out Nanking. Been in the tire...

BTW, just checked out Nanking. Been in the tire business for over 50 years. Based in Taiwan.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 07-20-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 959
Posted By Hblick48
I did some research on the DOT numbers. MW...

I did some research on the DOT numbers. MW (Sailun) is made by Shenyang Peace Radial Tyre Manufacturing Co , LTD. Trans Eagle is code 10 Nanking Rubber Industrial Co., LTD.

I'll keep the forum...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-16-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By Hblick48
I assume the third unit is on it's own breaker. ...

I assume the third unit is on it's own breaker. If so, there are the wires you need to fashion some kind of "extension cord" to go from there to the pedistal.

I did the same thing to the 2nd ac...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 07-13-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 959
Posted By Hblick48
I put a set on our rig in January. Unfortunately...

I put a set on our rig in January. Unfortunately haven't gone anywhere because of Covid 19. I was able to purchase from wholesale distributor, so saved many $$$.

I called Simple Tire to ask...
Forum: Navigation 07-07-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By Hblick48
Last time I was there was last December. Will...

Last time I was there was last December. Will try new route next time we go that way. Thanks for the heads up.
Forum: Navigation 07-07-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By Hblick48
Yes, this trip was completed last year. I used...

Yes, this trip was completed last year. I used the route suggested by Carl n Susan, worked just fine except for some steep downgrades, that's what tow/haul downshifts are for.

Will look at your...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-03-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By Hblick48
I fixed mine by using 1/16 1 self stick UHMW...

I fixed mine by using 1/16 1 self stick UHMW tape:

https://www.eplastics.com/accessories/plastic-tape/slick-strips-uhmw/SLICKSTRIP0-060X-1-000X25FT

Jack up the slide (not fully opened). ...
Forum: Repairs & Service 06-27-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By Hblick48
Fuel plus spark at the proper time, can't be...

Fuel plus spark at the proper time, can't be anything else.
Forum: Maintenance 06-21-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 858
Posted By Hblick48
Removed hardened and cracked butyl with plastic...

Removed hardened and cracked butyl with plastic razor blade. Used silicone to seal between window frame and filon. No leaks, rig is 18 years old.
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