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Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-06-2022, 05:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,053
Posted By JoeUSNRET
The propane straps are usually held on by only 1...

The propane straps are usually held on by only 1 or 2 self-tapping screws behind the propane tank. these screws frequently backout when traveling and simply need to be tighten up again. just pull the...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-22-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,029
Posted By JoeUSNRET
Double check that you actually attached your...

Double check that you actually attached your water hose to the "CITY WATER" inlet in the convenience center NOT the potable water/fresh water inlet in the convenience center. I made this mistake...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-21-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,465
Posted By JoeUSNRET
I would recommend a portable surge protector/EMS....

I would recommend a portable surge protector/EMS. I had a Progressive Industries hardwired HW50 EMS fail this summer at about 7pm in 95 degree heat that shut down my entire electrical system. I was...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-12-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,217
Posted By JoeUSNRET
Lynwood, thanks for the info. I just looked at...

Lynwood, thanks for the info. I just looked at trail camera's on the Cabela's website. I was not aware they had cellular capability. Looks like a Verizon data plan could be as low as 3 dollars per...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-12-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,217
Posted By JoeUSNRET
Montana Man, looks like a stand alone battery...

Montana Man, looks like a stand alone battery powered motion detector with alarm and lights may be the best solution when AC/DC power and WIFI is not available. having one motion detector inside...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-12-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,115
Posted By JoeUSNRET
Ruben, that may be something to check on. It...

Ruben, that may be something to check on. It appears the thief was living in one of his storage lockers, at least part time. Joe.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-10-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,217
Posted By JoeUSNRET
Security Alarm / System during Storage?

As you may know, my Montana was declared a total loss due to theft while in a "secure" storage facility last month. We currently have a covered storage location with easy access to back in a 40' 5th...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-10-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,115
Posted By JoeUSNRET
UPDATE: Police found 2 storage lockers full of...

UPDATE: Police found 2 storage lockers full of stolen stuff today. I got back a few of the parts and some items that were stolen. However, the trailer is already gone :(. Just found out the thief...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-06-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,115
Posted By JoeUSNRET
Bartman, I don't think he had a storage unit at...

Bartman, I don't think he had a storage unit at the facility. However, it's still an ongoing investigation as several other units were broken into. The thief is still in jail, unbailable due to a...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-05-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,115
Posted By JoeUSNRET
Phillyg, Their contracts are very solid. With my...

Phillyg, Their contracts are very solid. With my experience with Lawyer's it would not be worth it. In hindsight I could have insured the trailer for replacement value vs. agreed value. However, at...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-05-2021, 07:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,115
Posted By JoeUSNRET
Socinc, it was located at Store-it, in Meridian,...

Socinc, it was located at Store-it, in Meridian, Idaho. I believe trailer was taken to Copart in Nampa, ID. joe.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-04-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,115
Posted By JoeUSNRET
I would sure like to be able to store an RV at...

I would sure like to be able to store an RV at home. Unfortunately, that is not in the cards for us. we're considering our options now. Give up RV'ing or put a new trailer back in a storage...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-04-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,115
Posted By JoeUSNRET
UPDATE: Trailer is gone however, the Police made...

UPDATE: Trailer is gone however, the Police made an arrest at the storage facility, "Store-It" Meridian Idaho, last night with some of my personal property in his car. Appears he also had items that...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-03-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,115
Posted By JoeUSNRET
Bshgto, Unfortunately, all or most storage...

Bshgto, Unfortunately, all or most storage facilities require you to sign a contract where they are essentially not responsible for anything. I'm holding out to see if there are finger prints that...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-03-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,115
Posted By JoeUSNRET
Lynwood, I hear ya!, they even took the BAL...

Lynwood, I hear ya!, they even took the BAL accuslide cable ends that you were kind enough to make and send me this spring. I did find a pair of pliers with rubber grips that they left in the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-03-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,115
Posted By JoeUSNRET
Thank you. Seems like the only thing harder than...

Thank you. Seems like the only thing harder than finding a good deal on a RV right now is finding a safe place with covered storage to keep it. Waiting lists are very long at all the other...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-03-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,115
Posted By JoeUSNRET
Montana Totaled in Secure Storage Facility

Trailer declared a total loss while in "secure" storage facility. My Montana was broken into about October 15th. The thieves essentially removed the hydraulic level up system including the 12v motor...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-15-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,923
Posted By JoeUSNRET
Just got back from the "secure" storage facility....

Just got back from the "secure" storage facility. My Montana was broken into with in the last 2 weeks. they essentially remove the hydraulic level up system including the pump reservoir. stole the...
Forum: Navigation 06-22-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,069
Posted By JoeUSNRET
Thanks for all the input. we chose to go up the...

Thanks for all the input. we chose to go up the east side of Flat Head lake on hwy 35 today. your right the road is a little narrow with really no shoulders to speak of. However, a really nice...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 06-21-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,402
Posted By JoeUSNRET
I'm with Chalkie, I bought the 5 inch and kinda...

I'm with Chalkie, I bought the 5 inch and kinda wish I had went with the 7 inch.
Forum: Navigation 06-21-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,069
Posted By JoeUSNRET
Thank you. on the way back from Glacier i'm...

Thank you. on the way back from Glacier i'm planning on taking 28 from Elmo and heading down to St Regis to pick up the I90 heading to CDA'l. I assuming you may have come up that way and it is good...
Forum: Navigation 06-21-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,069
Posted By JoeUSNRET
Missoula to West Glacier, best route?

We are headed from Missoula to Glacier NP tomorrow taking hwy 93 to Poulson. from there we could stay on the east side of Flat head lake and take hwy 35, or go up the west side of Flat head lake...
Forum: Repairs & Service 06-20-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,999
Posted By JoeUSNRET
here is a video showing bal-accuslide cable...

here is a video showing bal-accuslide cable replacement. at about 10:18 minute into the video is an explanation of the most common reason for the cable fraying. Looks like it would be a fairly easy...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-20-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By JoeUSNRET
Thanks for the reply. attaching plugs to both...

Thanks for the reply. attaching plugs to both ends of the hardwired EMS sounds interesting. Although I would have to wire in 4 separate plugs which would be a lot of work. Maybe worth it though. If...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 06-20-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By JoeUSNRET
Progressive Industries hardwired HW50 EMS failed

We've been having ongoing issues with our hardwired PI HW50 electrical management / surge protector. it has been throwing a high frequency code on L2 of more than 132volts for awhile. Called PI for...
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