At Lake DeSmet our front landing jacks did not want to retract. The motor died. Jim was able to crank them up manually so we could get back to Billings.
He completely took the whole motor and whatever else is in there apart. I stayed out of the way and just offered words of encouragement and ice water. Occasionally I ordered him in the house to rest for awhile. He ended up having to replace the motor and some gears that were stripped. Required several trips to Pierce RV and ACE.
After he finally got everything put back together (two days later) the fuse kept blowing whenever he tried to extend or retract the legs. I am so grateful to the Escapees forum people. They gave us the answer to our problem and also referred us to the Montana Owner’s Club forum. Jim added a breaker to the whatever and everything is working really good now.
I didn’t take any pictures. Jim definitely wasn’t in the mood for that. He’s much better today. Now he’s raising our hitch about an inch and a half. That is one of the things they told us should be done when we got weighed in Gillette. Think we’ll ever get out of this driveway?
While Jim’s been toiling away outside, I’ve been cleaning out drawers and closets and everything I can lay my hands on. I am always amazed at the amount of “stuff” I can collect in a year’s time. I also went through all my clothes and really got rid of a lot of them. Linda Sand – I’m still not at my 100 but I’m a lot closer than I was last week.
I also added a couple of other “fish” items to the decor.
We also got a new couch. I hated that old flowered one.