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Old 06-29-2016, 07:50 PM   #1
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Fantastic fan necessary for bathroom?

Ordering a 371rebh tomorrow.

Just for moisture and 'smells,' the stock exhaust fan is adequate, correct?

There's no need for a fantastic fan in the bathroom, is there?

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Old 06-29-2016, 08:00 PM   #2
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Ordering a 371rebh tomorrow.

Just for moisture and 'smells,' the stock exhaust fan is adequate, correct?

There's no need for a fantastic fan in the bathroom, is there?

Thanks!

Parker
The typical base exhaust fan has always worked fine for me. I don't think a fantastic fan is necessary for the bathroom.
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Old 06-29-2016, 08:05 PM   #3
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It depends on your needs. They are quiet and move a lot of air efficiently. We open the vent in the bedroom in our 5er and then turn on the Fantastic Fan in the rear bathroom to pull cool evening air through the trailer. Especially nice if you are boondocking and can't run your AC.
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It depends on your needs. They are quiet and move a lot of air efficiently. We open the vent in the bedroom in our 5er and then turn on the Fantastic Fan in the rear bathroom to pull cool evening air through the trailer. Especially nice if you are boondocking and can't run your AC.
That is what they are really good for, use mine all the time for that exact reason.
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Options are good. One doesn't have to use them but handy.

I recently upgraded our base model fantastic fan to the thermostat with reverse.

The basic is handy since the screen pops right out for easy cleaning. No need to go up top to clean out leaves and such.

They have several upgrades available if you already have the basic one installed.

One of the upgrades power opens and closes when it detects rain.

After upgrading I learned I can turn it on reverse with all windows shut and the bugs have a hard time getting in the door while we go in and out the door at night which normally fills the trailer with the pesky critters making for a wild chase with a cordless vac to clean them all out.
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Old 06-29-2016, 09:47 PM   #6
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That is what they are really good for, use mine all the time for that exact reason.
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Plus it is a lot quieter than the AC. Just make sure you shut it off before flushing.
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Options are good. One doesn't have to use them but handy.

I recently upgraded our base model fantastic fan to the thermostat with reverse.

The basic is handy since the screen pops right out for easy cleaning. No need to go up top to clean out leaves and such.

They have several upgrades available if you already have the basic one installed.

One of the upgrades power opens and closes when it detects rain.

After upgrading I learned I can turn it on reverse with all windows shut and the bugs have a hard time getting in the door while we go in and out the door at night which normally fills the trailer with the pesky critters making for a wild chase with a cordless vac to clean them all out.
Great idea running in reverse for bug control. I gotta try that.
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That is what they are really good for, use mine all the time for that exact reason.
x2......it would be a Must Have for me, they move a lot of air
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If you are talking about the 6" diameter "fart fan", it's a noisy, sorry excuse for a mechanical ventilation device. Upgrade it. Simple decision, lifetime satisfaction...
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Bathroom Fan

Both work, but the Fantastic takes the steam and smells away with a lot less noise.
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