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Forum: Repairs & Service 11-22-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,114
Posted By 5acresofchaos
I was unable to just replace this part, I bought...

I was unable to just replace this part, I bought the whole fixture for about $20 and now I have repair parts for everything else.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-21-2021, 06:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,290
Posted By 5acresofchaos
These units come with all the refrigerant you...

These units come with all the refrigerant you need inside the condenser (outside unit). The only tricky part for most non HVAC people is getting a vacuum pump to pull all moisture and air out of the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-07-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,068
Posted By 5acresofchaos
I don’t think it matters which truck you buy, I...

I don’t think it matters which truck you buy, I have friends driving GMC and Dodge we are always comparing repairs. Different trucks different problems, we all spend about the same time/money on...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 11-07-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,741
Posted By 5acresofchaos
Itís always easer to beg forgiveness.

Itís always easer to beg forgiveness.
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-04-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,068
Posted By 5acresofchaos
2019 F 350 factory undercarriage rust inhibitor system

Found an oil leak on my last towing experience that coated the undercarriage and front legs of the trailer. Initially freaked out but itís an easy fix if you have the time and an 8mm wrench. Thanks...
Forum: Maintenance 11-04-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,798
Posted By 5acresofchaos
Itís only about an inch and a half past the hole,...

Itís only about an inch and a half past the hole, in theory you should be able to thread it past the cables and onto the valve stem.
Forum: Maintenance 11-03-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,798
Posted By 5acresofchaos
Funny but sad, I just lost mine and I did cut...

Funny but sad, I just lost mine and I did cut mine open to see the valve. It’s at about a 45 degree angle from the hole and behind about 10-15 wires laying on the coroplast so careful if you cut into...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-02-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,731
Posted By 5acresofchaos
This video demonstrates how to remove a rivet,...

This video demonstrates how to remove a rivet, it’s on a totally different application but all rivets function the same. Drill the head off and it looses it’s structural strength.
...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-24-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,690
Posted By 5acresofchaos
Thatís Alcova just outside of Casper WY, itís BLM...

Thatís Alcova just outside of Casper WY, itís BLM land so bring everything if you want it. Always very quiet this time of year.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-23-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,690
Posted By 5acresofchaos
Last Trip of the year

Left Colorado and headed up to Sheridan WY to see family. First morning found our coroplast full of water, outside sink just barely on and over flowed. Lost the kitchen grey water drain handle. Itís...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 10-13-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,249
Posted By 5acresofchaos
[QUOTE=randdcran;1235860]They have a great...

[QUOTE=randdcran;1235860]They have a great publicist, I'll give them that.

But, while I'm on a roll, I'll mention all the interior trim that has fallen off over the first 3 trips, the wooden...
Forum: Brrr it's cold outside! Winter Camping 10-09-2021, 06:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,971
Posted By 5acresofchaos
[QUOTE=Daryles;1235523]Keystone Montana factory...

[QUOTE=Daryles;1235523]Keystone Montana factory tour.
They use Reflectex (silver coated bubble wrap) for insulation. I think it has an R factor of 3?
The Coroplast also provides some protection.
...
Forum: Repairs & Service 10-04-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,128
Posted By 5acresofchaos
Pretty excited about possibly needing this...

Pretty excited about possibly needing this extensive repair to mine as well!! Since we have owned it one month and never taken it anywhere but from Ohio to our property it should be a great man cave...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 10-01-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 741
Posted By 5acresofchaos
I had this problem on my last money waster on...

I had this problem on my last money waster on wheels, the problem was not that the cable needed tightened it was the other needed less tension. Pull too much on one corner and the other cannot keep...
Forum: Maintenance 09-27-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 432
Posted By 5acresofchaos
My InCommand is attached to a wall panel in...

My InCommand is attached to a wall panel in basement and it’s easier to just back out the 6 screws holding the wall panel and access fuses on bottom right side of the InCommand. Mine has 6-8 inches...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 09-23-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By 5acresofchaos
I have never ordered from here but they do have...

I have never ordered from here but they do have several variations of the rubber bits in stock.
https://www.boatandrvaccessories.com/collections/brand-atwood-range-parts
Forum: Full Timing in your Montana 09-15-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 496
Posted By 5acresofchaos
I’m not able to post a picture to your post but...

I’m not able to post a picture to your post but your floor plan is the same as mine, all vents and ac are running dead centerline on mine. Should be the same on yours.
Ours has a Winegard antenna...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-15-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By 5acresofchaos
Thank you for the links, our last camper came...

Thank you for the links, our last camper came with generic manuals so I was hoping Montana did better.
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-15-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By 5acresofchaos
Hello fellow Colorado Montana owner, we did see...

Hello fellow Colorado Montana owner, we did see there was a rally and we had picked up our trailer in Ohio but schedule didn’t allow for rally. Hoping to see you on the road after winter.
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-15-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By 5acresofchaos
Thanks for your help, I will continue removing...

Thanks for your help, I will continue removing panels and taking pictures of manufacturers data plates. finding the hidden fuses and Checking/tightening every electrical connection. Water lines seem...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-14-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By 5acresofchaos
New to Montana 5th Wheeling

My wife and I are very excited about our new to us 2021 3855BR, we have reached the point in our life where it will get lots of use and weíre looking forward to seeing the country we both served. ...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-30-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,372
Posted By 5acresofchaos
DW always says,”There are rules and there is what...

DW always says,”There are rules and there is what my husband does”.
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-30-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,429
Posted By 5acresofchaos
This may/may not be your particular brand but it...

This may/may not be your particular brand but it shows operation and where pulleys are located.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7F6HRn_4cQ
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 08-25-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,123
Posted By 5acresofchaos
Is your fridge running hot because the coils and...

Is your fridge running hot because the coils and compressor need a cleaning? It may just be trying to overcome some dust bunnies.
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 08-25-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 924
Posted By 5acresofchaos
My sister lived in Casper WY and rented her front...

My sister lived in Casper WY and rented her front yard to tent campers for $250, RV should net you a cool grand.
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