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Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 02-21-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,671
Posted By Mark N.
Andersen ultimate all the way.

I'm on my second Andersen Ultimate. First the steel one and now the aluminum one. I'll never go back to old school heavy steel. My wife can literally remove this hitch by herself in 5 minutes and...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-28-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,275
Posted By Mark N.
1/2 tsp per tank! As you can see, a 1 lb bottle...

1/2 tsp per tank! As you can see, a 1 lb bottle of this stuff will last you many, many years. Compare that to the cost of messy, damaging bleac0p This bottle would last you about a decade....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-28-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,275
Posted By Mark N.
Don't use bleach. Use Dichlor

Don't use bleach. It's very damaging to plastics. Go to a pool supply store or order online, a granular sanitizer called sodium dichlor. 1/2 tsp., put into your fill hose, then fill the tank and let...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 12-28-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,476
Posted By Mark N.
Light bars are illegal for on-road use in many...

Light bars are illegal for on-road use in many states. Even having them uncovered on a highway will get you a ticket in some states. Even in the daytime, lights off, you'll be ticketed if uncovered.
Forum: Pet Palace 09-02-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,244
Posted By Mark N.
Dogs ride in their kennels in the backs of...

Dogs ride in their kennels in the backs of pickups all over America all the time. What's the difference to the dog?
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 09-02-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,638
Posted By Mark N.
No rotation needed. Trailer tires aren't...

No rotation needed. Trailer tires aren't providing traction or steering, so rotation is pointless.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-02-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,479
Posted By Mark N.
I had a 3400RL and a brand new 3/4 ton...

I
had a 3400RL and a brand new 3/4 ton short-bed Ram diesel. For one month. Traded it in on a 1 Ton. Everything else remained the same. Loved it for towing the 3400RL for 5 years. I wasn't willing...
Forum: Was that You??? 07-08-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,367
Posted By Mark N.
No I don't bother and please, everybody quit...

No I don't bother and please, everybody quit flashing lights to say "HI". Flashing lights at oncoming traffic is the universal sign on our highwsys to "Sow down, there's something going on ahead of...
Forum: Campgrounds State, Provincial & Federal 02-16-2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,833
Posted By Mark N.
The last thermal fatality I'm aware of in...

The last thermal fatality I'm aware of in Yellowstone was 2016. I believe the closest to that one was back in 2006. 10 years earlier.
Forum: Campgrounds State, Provincial & Federal 02-16-2020, 10:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,833
Posted By Mark N.
The last thermal fatality I'm aware of in...

The last thermal fatality I'm aware of in Yellowstone was 2016. I believe the closest to that one was back in 2006. 10 years earlier.
Forum: Campgrounds State, Provincial & Federal 01-23-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,370
Posted By Mark N.
I hate to bear bad news, but if you are talking...

I hate to bear bad news, but if you are talking about staying inside the National Parks, you probably should have made reservations 6 months ago. Commercial campgrounds might be a safer bet. More...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-06-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,890
Posted By Mark N.
Whoa! Don't even consider a 3/4-ton with those...

Whoa! Don't even consider a 3/4-ton with those numbers.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-06-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,126
Posted By Mark N.
I used a Andersen Ultimate for 6 years with my...

I used a Andersen Ultimate for 6 years with my 3400RL and a short-bed Ram SRW, with never once an issue. I'm now on my second Ultimate hitch with a new 5th wheel. Same truck though. If backing...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-27-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,579
Posted By Mark N.
Give it a minute or two. ��

Give it a minute or two. ��
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-27-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,579
Posted By Mark N.
I feel that way about a long bed. Yes, in my...

I feel that way about a long bed. Yes, in my mind, it (the extra length) makes ALL the difference. For 6 years now, I've proved it makes no difference, EXCEPT for the difference in looks. I pulled a...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 10-27-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,579
Posted By Mark N.
Sorry to hear about the rear window. I...

Sorry
to hear about the rear window. I agonized over the bed-length decision 6 years ago with my 3400RL. Because of several reasons (Biggest of which was I hate the looks of the long-beds) I chose...
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 10-21-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,012
Posted By Mark N.
Save your money!

Seriously. Save the money. There's no reason to cover your RV for the winter. If you actually want to protect your RV during outside storage, you should be covering it during the SUMMER. That's when...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-15-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,794
Posted By Mark N.
Amsoil synthetic. Always and forever!

Amsoil synthetic. Always and forever!
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-04-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,135
Posted By Mark N.
If I'm camping and I can hear your music, you're...

If I'm camping and I can hear your music, you're bothering me. I love music in my trailer, but outside music is taboo in my mind. Unless you're positive there's NOBODY within earshot.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-04-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,289
Posted By Mark N.
Never once thought about this, but that's because...

Never once thought about this, but that's because nobody would EVER ride unrestrained in a vehicle I'm in charge of. I'm scratching my head here trying to understand letting someone I love be at such...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-02-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,397
Posted By Mark N.
Care to explain why? I've done so many, many...

Care to explain why? I've done so many, many times without issue. There's no risk in using an adapted 30A pedestal. You are simply restricted to one A/C unit.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-11-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,156
Posted By Mark N.
I have the Andersen Ultimate hitch, so there's...

I have the Andersen Ultimate hitch, so there's zero chance of dropping the hitch on a tailgate. It serves zero purpose for me and I think they're really ugly so nope. I like being able to hide things...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-11-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,382
Posted By Mark N.
Still ugly. In fact they're "fugly". But they...

Still ugly. In fact they're "fugly". But they serve a purpose. I'll just NEVER cross that weight line because of that reason. My SRW Ram diesel will pull all I'll ever want. It did my Montana 3400RL...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-01-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,684
Posted By Mark N.
You leave that weight hanging off the king pin...

You leave that weight hanging off the king pin full time? Just the opposite load it's designed for? What's the weight of that? That might be your "weight problem" you just asked about. Hmmmm. What...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-01-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,684
Posted By Mark N.
I too had "a spanking new Monty". (2013 3400RL) I...

I too had "a spanking new Monty". (2013 3400RL) I pulled it home with the Andersen, and for 6 years after. Quit worrying, get the Andersen and thank yourself from the first time you mount it, pull...
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