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Old 08-02-2021, 02:52 PM   #1
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Phil and Rachel, from Aiken South Carolina. We are the proud owners of a 21 Montana high country to 295 RL. I am pulling it with a new GMC 3500 Duramax. This is our first fifth wheel. Before this we RV for five years with a 27 foot KZ sportsman trailer and a half ton ram pick up. We are planning many long trips.
I ordered it with a solar package, which includes one 285 watt panel, and a 2000 W inverter. Thatís far I have a quick it with two group 27 100 amp battle born lithium batteries. I hope this gives us enough juice to stay off grid for three or four days now and again. Got a lot to learn!
 
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Old 08-02-2021, 03:34 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum! Enjoy your new rig.
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Old 08-02-2021, 03:54 PM   #3
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Welcome. Enjoy it and make great memories.
I have 400W solar panels, 552Ah lithium batteries.
We boondocked on Ocracoke Island OBX for 5 days. Perfect weather. The panels had the batteries charged back to 100% by noon everyday.
Ran satellite, TV, Nintendo, furnace. No problem.
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Old 08-02-2021, 05:30 PM   #4
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Welcome to the forum! May your new rig bring you many years of wonderful memories.
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Old 08-02-2021, 08:37 PM   #5
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Welcome, Phil and Rachel. Lots of good info here. Your satisfaction with your Solar/Battery combination will depend on a number of factors such as do you have RV or residential fridge, what will you run with your batteries, do you augment with generators. Best of luck and enjoy your new unit.
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Old 08-02-2021, 08:57 PM   #6
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Phil and Rachel-- Welcome Aboard the Forum and Congrats on the new unit. You have found the best place to find out information concerning your new unit, to ask questions about your new unit and get answers from the experts-- actual Montana owners. You will meet fellow Montana Owners Club on your journeys across this great nation and if they are not a members pass this site on to them so they too can learn and enjoy their unit even more. If you can, come join us at the 2021 National Fall Rally held this coming September in Goshen, IN which is the birthplace of your 295 RL. You'll learn from the sessions put on by the OEM manufacturers, tour the Montana plant and the MorRyde plants, have some great food and meet more of the Montana Owners Club members from across this nation and Canada, so come join us for a fun time had by all. Check out how to Register for the Fall Rally here on the Forum. There are still 43 sites open to be filled by Montana, Montana Legacy, Montana High Country owners. Hope to see you there!
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Welcome to the forum! Congratulations on your new rig!
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Welcome to the forums and congrats on the purchase of your new Montana.
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