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Forum: Repairs & Service 05-18-2022, 06:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By RipNC
Lippert has sent us 2 of these brackets to...

Lippert has sent us 2 of these brackets to correct the "crowned" out arm (where the gear pack mounts). They are at our AL site, but I haven't seen them yet because we're at Morryde getting our IS...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-13-2022, 05:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 882
Posted By RipNC
I don't having any markup tools on my tablet, but...

I don't having any markup tools on my tablet, but when I zoom in it looks like I see the large red wire in the right forefront, crossing over the wire that comes from the right terminal. What I...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-13-2022, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 882
Posted By RipNC
Carl, Mine was OEM wired like his. The...

Carl,

Mine was OEM wired like his. The right hand 50A has batt feed (from bottom - left terminal), 2 jumpers (out top - left terminal) large jumper to 80A hydraulics breaker, smaller jumper to...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-13-2022, 03:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 882
Posted By RipNC
Another vote for the red 50 amp auto reset...

Another vote for the red 50 amp auto reset breaker. Our 2021 rig came with 80A manual reset breaker on the hydraulics, but the 12v to the battery disconnect switch ran thru the infamous 50A auto...
Forum: Maintenance 05-12-2022, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By RipNC
On our 3121 there are 2 short screws that go up...

On our 3121 there are 2 short screws that go up into the top of the valance. After removing those and the valance I was able to find the clips were not used for the blind and it was screwed to the...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-10-2022, 07:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,042
Posted By RipNC
Warning, disconnect all shorepower and inverter...

Warning, disconnect all shorepower and inverter before you open the transfer switch incase something is shorted inside. Inspect all interior connections and make sure all are tight and correct...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-10-2022, 02:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,042
Posted By RipNC
Shippilot, To be clear, +/- 240v (or 250v)...

Shippilot,

To be clear, +/- 240v (or 250v) reading at the 50A shotepower receptacle is expected but ONLY between L1 and L2 if your reading 250v between other poles (see Daryles attachment) you...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-10-2022, 02:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,042
Posted By RipNC
Shippilot, I second Daryles recommendation...

Shippilot,

I second Daryles recommendation to test the pedestal (or home 50A receptacle) per the drawing provided and post the readings for feedback.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-10-2022, 02:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,042
Posted By RipNC
Jeff, As Bill said - if you are hooked up to...

Jeff,

As Bill said - if you are hooked up to standard CG 50A shorepower and put your leads on L1 and L2 inside your rig you will read +/- 240v. Granted, after the main breaker there are typically...
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box 05-08-2022, 05:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By RipNC
Janet, Carl & Susan, Thanks! The expanded...

Janet, Carl & Susan,

Thanks! The expanded number is an improvement for sure. The thumbnails on the folders actually help locate those with mods (sometimes labeled too). Now I am able browse...
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box 05-07-2022, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By RipNC
Is there a way to browse photo folders that are older?

I seem to only be able to access 5 pages of Recent Photo folders tha go back about a year. Is there a way to browse older folders/photos? Find it interesting to browse fixes and improvements that...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 05-04-2022, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By RipNC
Southwire does make a unit w/o EMS and I think it...

Southwire does make a unit w/o EMS and I think it was formerly the TRC unit.

To monitor Watchdog remotely I use RV Whisper (rvwhisper.com). It can do other things as well. Mine does a canin temp...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 05-04-2022, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By RipNC
Ron, Consolidation being typical of the RV...

Ron,

Consolidation being typical of the RV has TRC now owned by Southwire (aka Surge Guard) and Go Power owned by Dometic! Both have mixed reviews (on the straight ATS w/o any EMS). Hoping to...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 05-03-2022, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By RipNC
Ron, I do have the Onan 5500 and I feed my...

Ron,

I do have the Onan 5500 and I feed my Victron Multiplus II 2x120v 3kva inverter from the ATS output. I've not seen any larger amperage ATS from Magnum. I'll look into them.
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 05-03-2022, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By RipNC
ATS recommendations?

Looking to replace my PD52DCSD ATS and just want a simple, quiet ATS without the EMS functions that the current unit has. I have a hardwired Watchdog for EMS. Looking for input from users that are...
Forum: What I'd like to say if... 05-02-2022, 07:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By RipNC
Jimmy, Attached photo is my HP controller...

Jimmy,

Attached photo is my HP controller (same model as yours). The red wire to the left provides the 12v needed for temp sensor. Possibly this wire to both units (likely one circuit) has an...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-02-2022, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 858
Posted By RipNC
Byron, If your F350 is a long bed I'd...

Byron,

If your F350 is a long bed I'd recommend having the support arms set forward. Also, I think most of the late model 350s with Companion hitch are using the middle height. Arm forward on...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-01-2022, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 858
Posted By RipNC
Remove the head from the base and move the 2...

Remove the head from the base and move the 2 vertical supports up to the middle set of holes. I have a Companion on my 2020 F350 and have good bed clearance.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 05-01-2022, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By RipNC
Probably not you issue but... I helped a friend...

Probably not you issue but... I helped a friend with an issue getting his SOB fiver to be seen by his new to him TV (a 2018 Ford). Usual troubleshooting wasn't yielding much and when we were...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 05-01-2022, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By RipNC
When I had a problem with the temps being wrong...

When I had a problem with the temps being wrong it was only one zone and was a loose wire on the sensor. When I removed the sensor from the wall it was spliced to the wire that carries the signal to...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 04-26-2022, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By RipNC
So our signature photo was taken during a pitstop...

So our signature photo was taken during a pitstop on the way home after picking up our new rig after 4 months of waiting. When I sent the photo to a friend he noticed the background and asked if we...
Forum: Maintenance 04-22-2022, 01:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,346
Posted By RipNC
I was really motivated to noodle a solution: ...

I was really motivated to noodle a solution:

Halloween 2015 - double hernia surgery - surgeon's first name? Igore (nope, not kidding). Not bad enough, they had to wake me up during the...
Forum: Maintenance 04-21-2022, 06:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,346
Posted By RipNC
Dieselguy - roger that! I did a lot of research...

Dieselguy - roger that! I did a lot of research before tackling this project. Watched Lippert's video and I downloaded their guide for adjusting the slides. Recommend anyone tackling slide...
Forum: Maintenance 04-20-2022, 05:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,346
Posted By RipNC
Like all good ideas the spanish probably got from...

Like all good ideas the spanish probably got from someone else. I was probably a teen when I was taught the method while we were doing some sort of repair to my father's skipjack back in Annapolis...
Forum: Maintenance 04-20-2022, 04:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,346
Posted By RipNC
To lever the two opposing wrenches together (so...

To lever the two opposing wrenches together (so they are going opposite directions). I took a piece of rope and ran it thru each box end of the two wrenches, I was able to make 3 loops and then drew...
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