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Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-12-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 503
Posted By timandsusan
When friends ask about RVing and buying. My 1st...

When friends ask about RVing and buying. My 1st question is--Do you know how to use a screwdriver? It gets their attention away from shiny stuff in their dream rig to real world of "it will need...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-23-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,903
Posted By timandsusan
X2 Texan! Cheap is not the way to go on torque...

X2 Texan! Cheap is not the way to go on torque wrench.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-22-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,903
Posted By timandsusan
My RV checklist--yes I have one that I started in...

My RV checklist--yes I have one that I started in 2006--has torque lug nuts. 120 using a good torque wrench. If a tire has been removed, then it is the retorque, 10, 20 and 50 mile stops to...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 08-14-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 532
Posted By timandsusan
X2 for Carl! Installed mine about 15 years ago. ...

X2 for Carl! Installed mine about 15 years ago. I am still amazed at the numerous RVers who don't have one. Maybe they can move faster than I can!
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 08-13-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 981
Posted By timandsusan
Its 120 on my 2006! And yes a disc did come with...

Its 120 on my 2006! And yes a disc did come with the rig back in those days!
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 07-26-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,367
Posted By timandsusan
We met a couple who live nearby at a wedding in...

We met a couple who live nearby at a wedding in November. Same age as us--early 70's. Today, both got Covid and he is dead. Just another fact. Treat it as you might.
Forum: Maintenance 07-23-2020, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By timandsusan
One Atomic clock signal is transmitted from WWV...

One Atomic clock signal is transmitted from WWV in Ft. Collins, CO--if my memory serves me. We used it for our testing of EW systems during my working days in San Antonio. Great article on the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-21-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,491
Posted By timandsusan
Easy to replace as previous response. UV will do...

Easy to replace as previous response. UV will do number of these vents so plan on replacing if you keep your Monty long enough.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 05-31-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 935
Posted By timandsusan
My 2006 has the "drifting" bedroom slide out. I...

My 2006 has the "drifting" bedroom slide out. I keep both batteries installed so I bring it in and life is good. On the road, I watch to see if it happens--so far NO. I have followed the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-25-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,124
Posted By timandsusan
Best day in camping was the day ours was tossed...

Best day in camping was the day ours was tossed out! Not been missed for years!
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 05-10-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,822
Posted By timandsusan
Yep, In Texas I get the $7 safety look at done...

Yep, In Texas I get the $7 safety look at done and then the sticker. I store our 5er in an open storage lot. The trailer next to me is covered in mildew, etc. with a 2013 plate. I all ways check...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 03-10-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,424
Posted By timandsusan
Yes, I would be concerned about 135 degrees on a...

Yes, I would be concerned about 135 degrees on a 65 degree day. What was your speed? It is basic thermodynamics. Put 65 degree water in a pot and put it on the stove but do not turn on the...
Forum: The Campsite 02-14-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,511
Posted By timandsusan
I just ignore all the "experts" watching the...

I just ignore all the "experts" watching the action! Any that want to comment can just go ahead because I ignore them and usually continue to ignore them after we set up. Finally, I still use a...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 02-13-2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,180
Posted By timandsusan
Simple and easy to use for storage in South...

Simple and easy to use for storage in South Texas. We have lots of SUN with UV. Even though I replace tires about every 3 years--I still think the covers are too easy to install and get some...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 02-02-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,461
Posted By timandsusan
My first place is the RV Park where I am staying...

My first place is the RV Park where I am staying or will stop in that day. I have found the mobile RV techs that I used in Santa Fe, NM, San Antonio, Tx, and Durango, Co to very skilled and have...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-30-2020, 05:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,832
Posted By timandsusan
We have a Thule bike rack for 2 bikes--about 45...

We have a Thule bike rack for 2 bikes--about 45 lbs total bike weight--not eBikes. Ours is a front mount on the truck--even leave it there when we are home. Works great for us.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-11-2020, 06:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,004
Posted By timandsusan
X2 for Rohrmann--I am in the habit of checking...

X2 for Rohrmann--I am in the habit of checking the tanks about 3 times a week when we are using the furnace or maybe 2 times otherwise. Never had the midnight trek to the full tank for a switch...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-10-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,823
Posted By timandsusan
Those cosmetic scratches and dings can hide major...

Those cosmetic scratches and dings can hide major issues like blowout damage. And they can distract the buyer from really major issues like dogs/cat smells. I recommend passing on this one. As far...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-31-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 976
Posted By timandsusan
X2 on taking your rig to a service only business....

X2 on taking your rig to a service only business. I have done that for years, and never been disappointed. Yes, I could drive about 1/2 mile to a RV retailer but I prefer the 16 mile trip to a...
Forum: Campgrounds 12-30-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,355
Posted By timandsusan
JJ--I will write you a PM on our experiences in...

JJ--I will write you a PM on our experiences in Utah. We really like all the National Parks in the state as well as the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-13-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,520
Posted By timandsusan
We have been traveling in the West (Tx, NM, CO,...

We have been traveling in the West (Tx, NM, CO, AZ, and Ut) for the past 6 years, I am very cautious about the awning being extended. Unless I just forget, I have to be at the RV when it is...
Forum: Let Us Entertain You 11-13-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,981
Posted By timandsusan
X2 for CHAT feature--sure works for us.

X2 for CHAT feature--sure works for us.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 11-13-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By timandsusan
I recommend you start a written log on the tires,...

I recommend you start a written log on the tires, include the date installed, location on the RV (right, left, front, back, spare). Why?? On our Monty, we travel about 4000 miles each summer and...
Forum: Long Timers 11-12-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,921
Posted By timandsusan
When we leave our Monty during the summer...

When we leave our Monty during the summer season--not worried about freezing BUT I disconnect and store the water hose. Never know when "somehow" the water got turned ON. Also remove and store my...
Forum: Maintenance 11-04-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,278
Posted By timandsusan
As recommended by Keystone, when removing and...

As recommended by Keystone, when removing and re-installing an aluminum wheel. Tighten the lug nuts to the specs, drive 10-15 miles and re-tighten (I have always gotten some tightening at this...
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