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Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 07-04-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,464
Posted By WaltBennett
Still have an '06 that I got in 2013 when it had...

Still have an '06 that I got in 2013 when it had 28k miles on it. Only 'serious' breakdown in 70k miles was an internal high pressure oil line coming off that cost $700 to get fixed. Have had two...
Forum: Navigation 06-06-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,515
Posted By WaltBennett
Look at their tour trucks. In 2017 I thought my...

Look at their tour trucks. In 2017 I thought my '06 F350 long bed dually wouldn't be 'legal', but after measuring one of those tour bus things I went ahead and ran the road both ways with no...
Forum: Repairs & Service 05-26-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,304
Posted By WaltBennett
Interesting. Our 2010 roof is still OK, but I'm...

Interesting. Our 2010 roof is still OK, but I'm not certain for how long. Will have to look into this.
Forum: Maintenance 05-23-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 194
Posted By WaltBennett
Care Free rant!

Long time since I posted something new, BUT I'm seriously frosted about this. Spring of 2019 I went on a cross-country jaunt with two of my grown kids - long story on why, but it was a blast. Had a...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 04-28-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,256
Posted By WaltBennett
For the trailer, it's 5 YEARS no matter how many...

For the trailer, it's 5 YEARS no matter how many miles. The truck gets about the same as everyone else.
Forum: 2021 Montana Owners VIRTUAL Rally 12-04-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,209
Posted By WaltBennett
Great idea, but I can't 'register' for some...

Great idea, but I can't 'register' for some reason that's beyond me.


Fixed it.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-25-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,421
Posted By WaltBennett
The factory guys seldom ever install one - I...

The factory guys seldom ever install one - I found ours with the documentation package still rolled up. Just a simple dipole and with a rear entertainment setup all I had to do was put it across the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-29-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,642
Posted By WaltBennett
Got a 2010 3665RE with a clear and shiny mirror...

Got a 2010 3665RE with a clear and shiny mirror that I've never used as it doesn't show anything useful. Two things: 1) Figure out if the thing will actually be useful before getting a new one. 2)...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 03-29-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,504
Posted By WaltBennett
That 6 - 7AM for seniors is only on Tuesdays at...

That 6 - 7AM for seniors is only on Tuesdays at our WM, and it's almost like Black Friday in how crowded it is. I gave that a pass and just go on their slack times - 9AM or 3PM, but even those...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 02-19-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,287
Posted By WaltBennett
Went shopping six years back for a Chevy/GMC...

Went shopping six years back for a Chevy/GMC diesel dually and couldn't find one with less than 100k miles and $40k. Ended up with my ancient '06 F350 6.0 long bed crew cab Lariat that only had 28k...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-17-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,049
Posted By WaltBennett
I see none of you all ever mentioned how that...

I see none of you all ever mentioned how that coloring affects your inside temps. Yes, those colors do look great, but how many AC units do you need to have?



This is one of my personal rant...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-03-2019, 04:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,426
Posted By WaltBennett
Have used the Garmin for over six years and 50k...

Have used the Garmin for over six years and 50k miles. Only had it give me a bad route once when it wanted me to turn onto a two lane road that had a RR bridge clearance sign on it of 12' something...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-03-2019, 04:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,340
Posted By WaltBennett
Welcome to the world of cold weather RVing! ...

Welcome to the world of cold weather RVing! Sounds like you're experiencing the famous 'set back' problem. All thermostats have this feature where they don't cut on until their a certain number of...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-23-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,435
Posted By WaltBennett
I've had 400 watts of Renogy panels but different...

I've had 400 watts of Renogy panels but different other parts (four Trojan T-105's, Morningstar controller and Triminic minitor) for five years now on our Monty and it's worked extremely well. Some...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-23-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 955
Posted By WaltBennett
I've used dogbones from 50 to 30 and even to...

I've used dogbones from 50 to 30 and even to 20/15 in all kinds of weather without any problem for over thirty years. Obviously you shouldn't leave any unsealed connection laying where water could...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-23-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By WaltBennett
DQDick's right - UNLESS you've serious flying...

DQDick's right - UNLESS you've serious flying insect or bat problems. They like to get into tiny little places and make homes. That's why I keep our AC on when parked in our driveway during most of...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-23-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,929
Posted By WaltBennett
Just another example of going cheap. I'm amazed...

Just another example of going cheap. I'm amazed that they went this far though. I know mine are aluminum from when I mounted solar panels on the roof, but wood toothpicks??? Looks like not even 2"...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 09-15-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,679
Posted By WaltBennett
A caution on replacement male OR female plugs. ...

A caution on replacement male OR female plugs. Had to replace our anaconda's male one with a Camco (they're all pretty much made the same) around five years back, did it right and tightened the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-01-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,087
Posted By WaltBennett
Had this HF one...

Had this HF one https://www.harborfreight.com/4375-watt-max-starting-extra-long-life-gas-powered-generator-carb-63960.html until the 3500 came out. Worked flawlessly for about four years. At 72db...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-28-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,304
Posted By WaltBennett
OR just keep it simple. Put your genny in the...

OR just keep it simple. Put your genny in the front of your truck's bed and get a 30 amp extension cord from Walmart. 30 amps will run one AC just fine. We unhook and pull forward to get the genny...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-28-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,211
Posted By WaltBennett
We've used Walmarts extensively on our five cross...

We've used Walmarts extensively on our five cross country and three Canadian trips. Like already said, check AllStays or the Walmart website on which ones allow overnights. That's almost always due...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-17-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,064
Posted By WaltBennett
https://jc-refrigeration.com/

https://jc-refrigeration.com/
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-10-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,597
Posted By WaltBennett
Look at my past posts about installing my solar...

Look at my past posts about installing my solar system. I've been all over our electrical system and there's NOTHING ANYWHERE that uses or has 240v. Just because the anaconda is big and heavy...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-10-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,597
Posted By WaltBennett
You're right, you're 5er does NOT use 240v. Talk...

You're right, you're 5er does NOT use 240v. Talk to an electrician if you anyone doesn't believe me. Look at your appliances labels -you see anything says 240v?
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-10-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,597
Posted By WaltBennett
This is what confuses MANY RVers. You've a 30...

This is what confuses MANY RVers. You've a 30 amp 5er, so while I'm sorry for what happened, you should have realized that wasn't a good idea. For 50 amp service 5ers, the 5er does NOT use 320...
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