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Forum: New Member Introductions 01-23-2022, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By rames14
Kausality Kid, sorry about the issues you have...

Kausality Kid, sorry about the issues you have dealt with. Unfortunately, the RV Industry is not the auto industry. With RV’s, your choice of dealer will determine whether you like your RV or not. If...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-23-2022, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By rames14
I thought last year they switched over to...

I thought last year they switched over to Southwire transfer switch with EMS. We replaced our PD switch with a Hughes Watchdog because we don’t have the built in generator. The only reason that...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-23-2022, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By rames14
First, a lot of good information, but you didn’t...

First, a lot of good information, but you didn’t say if you are boondocking or going to campgrounds. A little in the tank is all that is required if you are just going to a campground. We routinely...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-23-2022, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 882
Posted By rames14
My wife designed and pieced a custom quilt for...

My wife designed and pieced a custom quilt for our new Montana.
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 01-22-2022, 09:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 525
Posted By rames14
Super Solar came with 540 ah of Battleborn...

Super Solar came with 540 ah of Battleborn batteries, 3000 watt inverterer, two 50 amp solar charge controllers, Victron BMV battery monitor and four 300 watt panels. We are power users, so about...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-22-2022, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By rames14
Kausality Kid, welcome to the forum. Your...

Kausality Kid, welcome to the forum. Your generator choice depends on what you want to do and your equipment. As said,if you want an on board generator, it will use propane. Most people use portable...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 01-20-2022, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 733
Posted By rames14
As with most things on the forum, we all believe...

As with most things on the forum, we all believe what we have is the best. In reality, it is the best “for us”. We re currently in Quartzsite. I am using about 400 ah/day. I would be using my...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-19-2022, 09:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By rames14
Welcome, Judy. Our first Montana was a 3400....

Welcome, Judy. Our first Montana was a 3400. Great unit. Best of luck.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-16-2022, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 649
Posted By rames14
Marcy, which slide? Is it cable or hydraulic?...

Marcy, which slide? Is it cable or hydraulic? Based on year, I’m assuming hydraulic. Also, won’t go in is a broad range of issues. Is it only one slide that won’t work? Does it try to go out but...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-16-2022, 07:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,201
Posted By rames14
Dean, our four Montana’s have ranged from 35’ to...

Dean, our four Montana’s have ranged from 35’ to 38’. We have had Montana’s since 2004 and had an issue one time. There are some places that we will avoid, but it hasn’t been a big issue. Plus, they...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-16-2022, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,018
Posted By rames14
Dean, awnings are 12V. Glad you got it working.

Dean, awnings are 12V. Glad you got it working.
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 01-16-2022, 04:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 916
Posted By rames14
BCRVMan - did you contact Trekwood? I believe...

BCRVMan - did you contact Trekwood? I believe they are an offshoot of Tiara RV in Elkhart. It might be worth calling them or some of the surplus RV stores in Elkhart area. Just a thought. Or, call...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 01-16-2022, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,194
Posted By rames14
A simple test if it’s the bonded neutral issue...

A simple test if it’s the bonded neutral issue (which Ron and I both know about) from experience. Take a plug, run a piece of 12 ga wire between the neutral and ground on the plug and insert into one...
Forum: Solar, Charging Systems, Batteries and Electrical 01-16-2022, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 525
Posted By rames14
We have the Super Solar. I believe we have Jaboni...

We have the Super Solar. I believe we have Jaboni panels and they work great. However, they have had issues with the Jaboni charge controllers and switched ours to Victron 50 amp controllers. The...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-16-2022, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,018
Posted By rames14
Dean, sorry to hear about your issue. First, I...

Dean, sorry to hear about your issue. First, I assume you have checked power coming out of your surge guard with a multimeter. Just keep checking up to the transfer switch. It should be back behind...
Forum: Maintenance 01-15-2022, 08:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,183
Posted By rames14
They are snug on the plastic wear tab and as the...

They are snug on the plastic wear tab and as the slide actuates it’s pushes tight against the outer sleeve.
Forum: Member News 01-14-2022, 09:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,000
Posted By rames14
Congratulations on retirement. It is a real...

Congratulations on retirement. It is a real adjustment going from vacation to retirement. It won’t happen overnight. But it will happen. Enjoy your well earned retirement years.
Forum: Maintenance 01-14-2022, 10:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,183
Posted By rames14
Just a follow up on this post, Scott. We just had...

Just a follow up on this post, Scott. We just had teeth break on our main slide and our dealer got us in the next day to a dealer in Albuquerque through the priority network. The outer tube that the...
Forum: Practice and Testing Forum 01-07-2022, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By rames14
Best of luck with the new lifestyle.

Best of luck with the new lifestyle.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-07-2022, 08:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,291
Posted By rames14
LCI is Lippert Components, Inc. All new Montana’s...

LCI is Lippert Components, Inc. All new Montana’s come with Lippert Suspension and pin box currently. Dexter axles are also standard. Montana switched from MorRyde a number of years back.
Forum: Maintenance 01-07-2022, 08:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,183
Posted By rames14
Scott, a quick call to Lippert would be my...

Scott, a quick call to Lippert would be my recommendation. You should have full engagement on the gear/rack. There are some pretty good manuals on the Lippert site.
Forum: Repairs & Service 01-07-2022, 03:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 210
Posted By rames14
ARP Fridge Defender

Paul Unmack, designer and seller of the ARP Fridge Defender asked that I pass some info along. We are getting ready for travel to Quartzsite and Lake Havasu. I had the Fridge Defender installed by...
Forum: Internet & Cell Phones 01-07-2022, 10:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,230
Posted By rames14
David, we also have Verizon, but no one at the...

David, we also have Verizon, but no one at the time matched the T Mobile price. I could take the SIM card out and install in my Winegard and may in the future. Many don’t realize you don’t need a SIM...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 01-07-2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By rames14
Michelle/Ann, does that kill the power to just...

Michelle/Ann, does that kill the power to just the inverter or the whole coach? We have a main power switch on the Super Solar box that kills all power. In the past, many got confused with the...
Forum: Campgrounds State, Provincial & Federal 01-07-2022, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,558
Posted By rames14
I know that Wisconsin, Nebraska, Colorado and...

I know that Wisconsin, Nebraska, Colorado and Wyoming do this as well. But the fees, especially for non residents is much higher. Add to that non-resident fishing licenses and they make a haul.
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