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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-11-2022, 03:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,840
Posted By artfuldodger
Oil prices have been there before, yet retail in...

Oil prices have been there before, yet retail in Canada was around 1.20 /litre. Diesel was usually slightly lower than gas. Now diesel in Canada is around 2.40/litre.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-11-2022, 07:55 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,840
Posted By artfuldodger
The high prices are supposed to be the result of...

The high prices are supposed to be the result of a shortage due to not getting any from Russia because of their invasion of Ukraine. That seems to make sense except that I don't actually see any...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-08-2022, 08:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,302
Posted By artfuldodger
Hello Gary, welcome to my post. John of On.

Hello Gary, welcome to my post. John of On.
Forum: Maintenance 04-28-2022, 05:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,588
Posted By artfuldodger
Forgot to include the stealer's name:. Apache...

Forgot to include the stealer's name:. Apache Village RV St. Louis
Forum: Maintenance 04-28-2022, 05:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,588
Posted By artfuldodger
I had many spring problems on our 2017 3720 ....

I had many spring problems on our 2017 3720 . Then on the way back from Arizona we broke two springs near St. Louis Missouri and took it to a large dealer in Hazelwood, Missouri, which is part of...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-11-2022, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By artfuldodger
The Victron seems to be the most popular but the...

The Victron seems to be the most popular but the Renogy sounds good too and is considerably less expensive. I particularly like the option of manual and Bluetooth control and monitoring. Each will...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-09-2022, 06:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By artfuldodger
Are the Victron 60amp charger's settings easily...

Are the Victron 60amp charger's settings easily alterable by the user? I would love to extend the max charge time by the push of a button.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-09-2022, 04:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By artfuldodger
Best solar controller

We changed to lithiums a week ago but am less than happy with the rate of charge allowed by my Epever 40 amp controller. It moves to float charge after 2 hrs of boost charge even though the batts are...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 04-09-2022, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By artfuldodger
The first step is to assess your expected daily...

The first step is to assess your expected daily power usage in watt / hrs or amp / hrs. This assessment will determine how many amp/hrs of batttery you will need. Then you can work out how many watts...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 04-01-2022, 08:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,302
Posted By artfuldodger
Montana is a 2017 Legacy 3720. The fridge is a...

Montana is a 2017 Legacy 3720. The fridge is a Norcold 2118. Any of the Montana installed residential brands should fit the space of the 2118 so I don't think that year or model should make any...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-31-2022, 09:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,302
Posted By artfuldodger
I want to know the brand and model frig that...

I want to know the brand and model frig that Montana installs so that I can be assured of fit and efficiency from a power point of view.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-29-2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,302
Posted By artfuldodger
What brand and model is OEM? Are people with the...

What brand and model is OEM? Are people with the supplied residential fridge satisfied with its performance and reliability?
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-28-2022, 06:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,302
Posted By artfuldodger
Norcold 2118 Fridge to a Residential

We boondock a lot and have adequate solar to power our needs, even with the addition of a residential fridge. Has anyone done this and what brand fridge did you choose? What model?
Forum: On the Road Again 03-28-2022, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By artfuldodger
We've been travelling to Mexico and the SW USA...

We've been travelling to Mexico and the SW USA from north of Toronto,Ontario (6 days on the road) and typically stop for each night at Walmart for about ten years now and we put out all slides almost...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-19-2022, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By artfuldodger
Awning tear

We had the awning out and went to town. Upon return the awning had a year about 20" long. Is there a way to repair it with a special tape or am I in for a full fabric replacement?
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 03-19-2022, 09:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 857
Posted By artfuldodger
That blinking green light sounds like the manual...

That blinking green light sounds like the manual battery boost button which has nothing to do with AC .If your AC is dead on one side then suspect that only one side of your breaker box is not...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-11-2022, 10:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,940
Posted By artfuldodger
Been there, done that, no problem after 25 yrs of...

Been there, done that, no problem after 25 yrs of owning an RV. The slide takes our combined weight inside and the roof as mentioned is built with the same material as the floor.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 03-11-2022, 10:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,991
Posted By artfuldodger
Legacy includes a molded fiberglass cap on the...

Legacy includes a molded fiberglass cap on the rear except the 3790 and 3791 which has a straight roof and therefore is too tall at the back for the cap.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 03-08-2022, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By artfuldodger
I believe that the parts in question can be just...

I believe that the parts in question can be just turned over for a brand new surface. I had a super glide once upon a time.
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 03-02-2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 828
Posted By artfuldodger
I have no idea how you will find the room for...

I have no idea how you will find the room for that many watts on your roof. I have 720 watts on a 3720 (which is plenty for us) and I may have room for 4 more panels but that is only 1440 . Remember...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-24-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,032
Posted By artfuldodger
I totally agree with you about quality control,...

I totally agree with you about quality control, but the dealer DOES bear some responsibility because he gets paid to do a Pre Delivery Inspection(PDI) by you the buyer. In so many factories today QC...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-08-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,179
Posted By artfuldodger
We have had solar for 4 years now and are almost...

We have had solar for 4 years now and are almost comfortable with our setup. We have 480 watts on the roof, a 40 amp solar controller, and 4 6volt AGM batteries at 224 amp hrs each. Our inverter is a...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-08-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,219
Posted By artfuldodger
Thanks, that answers my question. I use the forum...

Thanks, that answers my question. I use the forum a lot and have saved hours and dollars many times.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-08-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,219
Posted By artfuldodger
Thanks for your response. I know that there is a...

Thanks for your response. I know that there is a wire lead in the hole and that a new strip will have leads on the end to splice to. The new strip is 16 ft long. Do I use the first peice with the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 12-07-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,219
Posted By artfuldodger
Front Cap Strip Led Lights

On our 2017 we have LEDs on the front cap that we refer to as eye brows and mouth . Both the eye brows have gaps from non functioning leds. My question is whether a new strip of these ribbon lights...
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