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Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 10-12-2018, 03:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,181
Posted By Mtntrek
TG no, Not while towing, although I have seen bed...

TG no, Not while towing, although I have seen bed covers interfere with bed rail clearance(s) of front cap undersides, and long pin boxes, backing.
I recently witnessed a late model Ram 3500HD DRW...
Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 10-12-2018, 03:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 776
Posted By Mtntrek
http://ultra-fab.com/new_detail2.cfm?productid=61...

http://ultra-fab.com/new_detail2.cfm?productid=61
Not stout enough to move our trailer, but you get the idea.
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 09-11-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 734
Posted By Mtntrek
Our experience also.

Our experience also.
Forum: General Maintenance and Repairs 09-10-2018, 01:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,023
Posted By Mtntrek
^X2 on Eternabond

^X2 on Eternabond
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 09-10-2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 734
Posted By Mtntrek
https://www.thetford.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/0...

https://www.thetford.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/38996A-TecmaSilenceRV-Eng.pdf
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 09-06-2018, 02:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,462
Posted By Mtntrek
I wasn't either but that doesn't account for...

I wasn't either but that doesn't account for other issues either. There was definitely something(s) else leaking by.

Uh huh, have the tee shirt too. Yes it was an inconvenience at the time. But...
Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 08-26-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,287
Posted By Mtntrek
We moved a friends '14 Dallas 43' not long ago,...

We moved a friends '14 Dallas 43' not long ago, although it was nearly empty. Other than a little more tire scuffing from the third axle we didn't notice an appreciable difference from our normal...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 08-22-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By Mtntrek
Do you have a 7-pin connector / receiver hitch on...

Do you have a 7-pin connector / receiver hitch on the trailer?

Otherwise, pull one of the rear scare light fixtures. There is a separate bulb, socket, pigtail, for the backup circuit. Tie into...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repairs 08-21-2018, 02:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,023
Posted By Mtntrek
Had you been traveling, perhaps ran the bedroom...

Had you been traveling, perhaps ran the bedroom slide in with water on the top?
Forum: General Community Discussions 08-21-2018, 01:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,474
Posted By Mtntrek
Welcome to the forum. Learning to back a 5w...

Welcome to the forum.

Learning to back a 5w can indeed take some skill and practice. Often it slowly develops as an art form.

Mainly because the pin is directly over the TV rear axle, so there...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repairs 08-21-2018, 01:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By Mtntrek
Agreed. At best the bed is only sandwiched...

Agreed.
At best the bed is only sandwiched between the frame components and the traditional rails. Often not even properly.

In a puck mount system none of the components even touch the bed. The...
Forum: Fulltimer Forum 08-18-2018, 03:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 35,657
Posted By Mtntrek
Having spent several yrs. in northern Ohio,...

Having spent several yrs. in northern Ohio, couple of yrs. in northern Montana in a trailer I can safely say "I ain't cowboy enough for that stuff any more."
Granted it can be done, but it isn't...
Forum: General Community Discussions 08-16-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,227
Posted By Mtntrek
Everything appears great on the "net", let the...

Everything appears great on the "net", let the buyer beware. Does Amazon sell RV's? They have a good return policy.
Forum: General Community Discussions 08-16-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,227
Posted By Mtntrek
You might get 4 yrs. on the rubber. ...

You might get 4 yrs. on the rubber.

Surprisingly the dish-drawer although working well, only uses less than 2 gal. of water. We use ours nearly daily.
On the running gear, you didn't mention the...
Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 08-16-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 537
Posted By Mtntrek
Our front cap extends approx. 2' forward of the...

Our front cap extends approx. 2' forward of the pin. To front edge of pin-box approx. 18".
Hitch would generally be placed so pin is 1-2" forward of single axle center. Likewise pin 1-2" forward of...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 08-16-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,775
Posted By Mtntrek
First off, it's unfortunate to hear that you've...

First off, it's unfortunate to hear that you've been having a difficult time with the RV industry in general. Not a good thing. Also that your DRV experience was painful. I suspect that it could very...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 08-12-2018, 02:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,372
Posted By Mtntrek
Hmm, they are listed on the GY commercial truck /...

Hmm, they are listed on the GY commercial truck / trailer site.
https://www.goodyeartrucktires.com/tires/product-details.html?prodline=160807
i wonder if some folks have purchased optional...
Forum: New Member Intros 08-11-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By Mtntrek
Welcome to the forum. Obviously there are no...

Welcome to the forum.
Obviously there are no right or wrong answers here. Only you know what you expect or require for your equipment type or style of camping.
You didn't note trailer style, or...
Forum: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc 08-11-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,187
Posted By Mtntrek
Looks fairly handy, thanks for posting. The GPS...

Looks fairly handy, thanks for posting.
The GPS options are offered by third party software developers that use the database(s) similar to the commercial carriers atlas. Some GPS models can...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 08-11-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,061
Posted By Mtntrek
I find this curious too, as a dubious person...

I find this curious too, as a dubious person "could falsify" the identity of a trailer masking it's history.
Wondering if at some time mfr. noticed deformation on the pin head, etc. or in order to...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 08-09-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By Mtntrek
Wow, now that would be a luxury! I thought my...

Wow, now that would be a luxury! I thought my telescopic pole(s) were handy.
I once had a folding type ladder that would form a platform I made a walk board for it.
Forum: Plumbing and Electrical 08-09-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,032
Posted By Mtntrek
We all had to learn someplace, Hard knocks U. ...

We all had to learn someplace, Hard knocks U.
Yeah, pulling damaged holding tanks might be a chore indeed.

There are services that will:
1) Run a water-proof lighted fiber optic camera in...
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 08-09-2018, 03:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,372
Posted By Mtntrek
Hmm, we'll assume that is from the mfr. date...

Hmm, we'll assume that is from the mfr. date stamp too? Sheds more light on "timed out" theory, sigh.

Thanks.
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 08-09-2018, 03:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By Mtntrek
Yeah one roof vent / stack is common, probably...

Yeah one roof vent / stack is common, probably AAV on sink(s) traps.
Forum: DRV | Formerly Doubletree 08-09-2018, 02:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,061
Posted By Mtntrek
No worries, just remember to buy low, sell high....

No worries, just remember to buy low, sell high. You'll be OK.
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