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Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical Yesterday, 07:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By BB_TX
Yeah, you will not find any wiring diagrams or...

Yeah, you will not find any wiring diagrams or schematics. Depending on the year they have either 2 or 3 of the cheap auto reset circuit breakers.

The battery disconnect switch disconnects power...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 08-02-2021, 07:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By BB_TX
12 vdc uses fuses in the load center and auto...

12 vdc uses fuses in the load center and auto reset circuit breakers in the front compartment near the battery. Like this:...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-31-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By BB_TX
Could also simply be poor shore power that is...

Could also simply be poor shore power that is dipping every time someone’s AC kicks on or someone starts another hi amp device.
Forum: Navigation 07-30-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By BB_TX
I-20 thru Louisiana

Traveled I-20 from Tyler Texas area almost to Mississippi today. Last time thru about 3 years ago I-20 thru Shreveport/Bossier City was the roughest interstate I have ever been on. Thought sure after...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 07-30-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By BB_TX
I was very concerned they were getting ahead of...

I was very concerned they were getting ahead of things by opening everything back up. We never stopped wearing our masks. And not going to for a long time yet.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 07-29-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,117
Posted By BB_TX
How many people who change their own oil are...

How many people who change their own oil are certified ASE techs? One in ten thousand? One in a hundred thousand? Fewer than that? I suspect those dealer “techs” who change oil are trained how to do...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 07-29-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By BB_TX
Check out this article and see if you think it is...

Check out this article and see if you think it is worth a try.

https://www.rvingknowhow.com/recharging-rv-air-conditioning/
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 07-29-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,117
Posted By BB_TX
I quit changing my own oil 20 years ago. All my...

I quit changing my own oil 20 years ago. All my trucks, diesel and gas, and all my other vehicles since then (Ford for many years) have all had the oil changed by the dealer using what I suppose is...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-27-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 998
Posted By BB_TX
Their brochure available on their web site has...

Their brochure available on their web site has the phrase on the front.

"WARRANTY FOR FULL TIME RVING
Reference Keystone RV Company owner's manual for limited warranty details".

Typical...
Forum: On the Road Again 07-26-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By BB_TX
Saw that first hand a number of years ago staying...

Saw that first hand a number of years ago staying between town of South Fork and Wolf Creek Pass. Day 1 we drove over the pass toward Pagosa Springs and saw a little smoke up north just west of the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-24-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,648
Posted By BB_TX
Donít know how it is in NY. In Texas we have a...

Donít know how it is in NY. In Texas we have a 6.25% sales tax on new vehicles. But that is calculated on the after trade-in price. So if the dealer offered say $40,000 trade-in, that reduces the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-20-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By BB_TX
Did you ask Holiday World for recommendations?...

Did you ask Holiday World for recommendations? They may know if a transporter hearing back north empty and be a good deal both of you.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-19-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,688
Posted By BB_TX
Here is a very good article that pretty clearly...

Here is a very good article that pretty clearly explains in fairly low tech detail how 50 amp service does provide up to 12,000 watts and up to 100 amps @ 120 vac to your RV.
...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-18-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,688
Posted By BB_TX
First I will say I am not POíd. But I will...

First I will say I am not POíd.

But I will say you do in fact have the POTENTIAL of 100 amps. It is possible to draw up to 50 amps on hot leg 1. And simultaneously draw up to 50 amps on hot leg...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-18-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By BB_TX
Carbon deaths possibly from generator

Be careful with your generator.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/ncna1274314?__twitter_impression=true&fbclid=IwAR30DnI7AZEbah-k1MgGqxL7nMlK6oR0Nkln4YSpqsEpHtSW70sVHTDgFG0
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-16-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,648
Posted By BB_TX
KBB value on my 2012 F350 King Ranch FX4 6.7...

KBB value on my 2012 F350 King Ranch FX4 6.7 loaded is over $41,000. I only paid $48,000 new.

Dealer has a 2021 F150 King Ranch FX4 loaded with sticker of about $73,500. I asked how much he would...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 07-14-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,039
Posted By BB_TX
Curious the reason they gave for not helping. My...

Curious the reason they gave for not helping. My hose popped off last year. I drove it a couple blocks to a parking lot and killed the engine to verify what happened and it would not start again. Had...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 07-14-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By BB_TX
Without seeing a picture of yours, I am guessing...

Without seeing a picture of yours, I am guessing you have 3 auto reset circuit breakers. One feeds the inverter. One feeds the hydraulic pump. And the third feeds everything else, including the load...
Forum: On the Road Again 07-14-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By BB_TX
Have a great trip. We made yearly trips to South...

Have a great trip. We made yearly trips to South Fork/Wolf Creek Pass area for many years and really miss it.
Forum: Long Timers 07-13-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 923
Posted By BB_TX
Congratulations on making it to the point you can...

Congratulations on making it to the point you can retire, and having the option of doing it or not. I liked my job and planned on working until 66. But my 30 mile each way commute was getting worse...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-12-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,688
Posted By BB_TX
I was editing my first answer when you asked...

I was editing my first answer when you asked about the second question.
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 07-12-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By BB_TX
Is there a second large wire to the 12 vdc load...

Is there a second large wire to the 12 vdc load center hot? The converter is always connected to the load center. The 12 vdc disconnect switch disconnects the battery from the load center.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-12-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,688
Posted By BB_TX
50 amps at 120 vac is 12,000 watts. That’s a...

50 amps at 120 vac is 12,000 watts. That’s a large generator.

You can run 2 A/Cs on a lot less if you are careful about everything else you use. An A/C will pull 13-15 amps, with a surge on...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-08-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,197
Posted By BB_TX
Lower your tailgate and back under until pin box...

Lower your tailgate and back under until pin box is above tailgate. Lower front of trailer until pin box is nearly touching tailgate. (Or put some wood blocks or plywood there). Remove bolts and drop...
Forum: It's a Dirty Job but Someone has to do it! 07-08-2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 915
Posted By BB_TX
Sometimes after a water system has had...

Sometimes after a water system has had maintenance performed they will add extra chlorine to sanitize the system in case any impurities found their way in.
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