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Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-26-2022, 02:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,134
Posted By CaptnJohn
My wife found 5 drawers hard to open and close...

My wife found 5 drawers hard to open and close during pdi. She said fix it. Ended up with new slides on all 5.
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 06-26-2022, 02:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,865
Posted By CaptnJohn
You have just mentioned the #1 reason my wife...

You have just mentioned the #1 reason my wife said no more! We have wintered in swfl for years, not this coming winter or ever again.
In addition to your examples how about passing on the bike lane...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-19-2022, 01:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,396
Posted By CaptnJohn
No gas pumps at truck lanes. Those big nozzles...

No gas pumps at truck lanes. Those big nozzles won’t fit in your gasser either
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-12-2022, 02:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,056
Posted By CaptnJohn
That skirting looks great! If I ever planned on...

That skirting looks great! If I ever planned on being where it’s cold again I’d consider doing that. I don’t plan on ever being in a cold area again.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-12-2022, 06:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,343
Posted By CaptnJohn
A fiberglass repair person can repair those and...

A fiberglass repair person can repair those and it will be like new, not even you will be able to tell it was repaired
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-11-2022, 02:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,056
Posted By CaptnJohn
I go WAY BACK and the way we heated tanks was two...

I go WAY BACK and the way we heated tanks was two 60 watt bulbs in the underbelly.
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-08-2022, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,899
Posted By CaptnJohn
We are on the SE coast of NC. We rarely see snow...

We are on the SE coast of NC. We rarely see snow for more than a few hours once every year or 2. We stay home at the beach during the crowd season and go warmer in winter. Remember the Jimmy B song,...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-08-2022, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,082
Posted By CaptnJohn
Surely someone closer can come over and help you...

Surely someone closer can come over and help you out! Sadly, I'm on the far side of the country but would have liked to spend a few hours on that beauty.
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-08-2022, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,899
Posted By CaptnJohn
We tried long time, not full time in a 34’ 5er....

We tried long time, not full time in a 34’ 5er. Got cramped in about 2 weeks. Went to a 43’ Montana and it was great. Finally downsized — last 2 have been right at 41’.
Long time or full time...
Forum: Additions & Improvements 06-08-2022, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,710
Posted By CaptnJohn
I have the Husky Mountain soft start with...

I have the Husky Mountain soft start with Bluetooth. My 2000 watt Champion will run it. Also, 50 to 30to 110 will run the 15k ac.
Forum: Repairs & Service 06-08-2022, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,333
Posted By CaptnJohn
Water heater recirculating ~~ in the south no...

Water heater recirculating ~~ in the south no basement so WH is in the garage. Took forever to get hot water to the master bedroom and kitchen. Itís 110 but if you can find a 12 volt all that is...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-08-2022, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 989
Posted By CaptnJohn
You people!! I cannot wait for summer to end so I...

You people!! I cannot wait for summer to end so I get back on the road�� . Arrived home May 2nd, maybe 1 trip before October when we get back on the less crowded road again. We will be home 2 weeks...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-06-2022, 08:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,867
Posted By CaptnJohn
Yes my last 3 at least had auto dump. I like to...

Yes my last 3 at least had auto dump. I like to pick the direction so near the door stays dry.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-06-2022, 08:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,056
Posted By CaptnJohn
My 1st choice in your situation would be to hitch...

My 1st choice in your situation would be to hitch up and head south! There are many things you can do to help stay warm and safe during below freezing weather. As you will not be moving the 5er build...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-06-2022, 07:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,732
Posted By CaptnJohn
Personally, if any fiberglass or gelcoat work...

Personally, if any fiberglass or gelcoat work take it to a boat repair facility. There is a mobile guy in my area that would smile at that little job and have it good as new. A good boat repair will...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-06-2022, 12:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,867
Posted By CaptnJohn
Cannot remember awnings farther back than my 2019...

Cannot remember awnings farther back than my 2019 but the 2022 is the same~~ straight out,,, a boat hook to reach the end, then pull down one corner for water run off or both to install the screen....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-29-2022, 01:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,688
Posted By CaptnJohn
Depends on what you call comfortable. These are...

Depends on what you call comfortable. These are not insulated well and 1 AC never worked well for us in NC or anywhere else. Start the 1 ac real early and it may be able to keep up.
Go with 50 amp....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-29-2022, 01:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,412
Posted By CaptnJohn
Out last 5er was a 3761fl and the separate...

Out last 5er was a 3761fl and the separate Splendide worked great. We had a vented combo before that and it worked on very small loads but took forever. Had the stackable put I our new 5er. Wife...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-25-2022, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,777
Posted By CaptnJohn
The black tank flush is a "feature" recently...

The black tank flush is a "feature" recently available. I had units since the 70s and many had not even thought of such a thing.
There were few problems if people used a lot of water in the toilet...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 05-24-2022, 05:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,831
Posted By CaptnJohn
So very true! We just got by but had everything...

So very true! We just got by but had everything needed growing up. Damn poor after the military as no one wanted to hire a disabled combat vet. By my 40s comfortable, now at 74 easily help others....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-22-2022, 06:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,811
Posted By CaptnJohn
Remember Iím old! When looking to trade our 19...

Remember Iím old! When looking to trade our 19 Montana for a 22 there was 1 item I would not have. A $2.00 switch is easier to replace and less expensive than a board. If I could have found a Legacy...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-22-2022, 06:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,811
Posted By CaptnJohn
Strange on my Montana all light switches are red...

Strange on my Montana all light switches are red except that one, it’s black.
Probably the easiest thing to replace on a 5er. Had one fail years ago and bought a spare.
May just be a loose wire...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-22-2022, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,966
Posted By CaptnJohn
I didnít bother to look at Prevost. My wife will...

I didnít bother to look at Prevost. My wife will not drive pulling the 5er either. My goal is 350-400 miles daily but will not overnight for an extra 100 miles. 1st stop after 3 hours then every 2...
Forum: Maintenance 05-22-2022, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,375
Posted By CaptnJohn
Dealers sure push extend warranties! Never bought...

Dealers sure push extend warranties! Never bought one on anything, not a camper, vehicle, dishwasher, nothing! I’m way ahead! Told the finance guy pushing when I bought long ago if he felt it was...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-22-2022, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,811
Posted By CaptnJohn
My 2022 has 2 switches in the switch panel for...

My 2022 has 2 switches in the switch panel for lighting. One for ‘interior’ which is basically those in the crown molding and the other ‘ceiling’ which works those I believe you are asking about
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