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Old 01-12-2016, 08:52 PM   #31
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Cedar Creek put the fantastic fan in the kitchen to draw out cooking odors and that's why DW didn't like cooking certain items but I fixed that. Someone had a good idea about leaving the fan on its lowest setting and I'll try this when I camp next time to pull out moisture, especially at night. I have always used covers over the fans. At night I leave the vent open in the bathroom and when I am on the road. It's good to have some kind of vent covers


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Old 01-12-2016, 09:27 PM   #32
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Wondering if the Fantastic Fans should be covered with a Vent Cover.

Saw one post that said they should not be covered.

What have others done? PROS / CONS
I had the dealer put a cover over it before I took delivery. Price installed was about $70 If you want to do it yourself it'll cost about $30 or less.

YES cover it, no question about it.
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Old 01-12-2016, 10:52 PM   #33
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Fantastic Fans with Vent Cover

Yes they can be covered but it's a different style of cover which allows more airflow. Available at most RV supply houses.
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we have 3 fantastic fans in our Cedar Creek. They close with the rain, but we have not been able to get them to reopen. for this reason we put vent covers on 2 of them. We will definately have them checked at the Frog Rally in August.
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Watch for 13ft 6in, especially when hooked up. I am 13' 4 or 5 so would not want taller covers.
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Old 01-13-2016, 09:56 AM   #36
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Watch for 13ft 6in, especially when hooked up. I am 13' 4 or 5 so would not want taller covers.
Our A/C unit is taller than our Fan-tastic Fan covers by a couple inches...
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Our A/C unit is taller than our Fan-tastic Fan covers by a couple inches...

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Old 01-13-2016, 10:04 AM   #38
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My 2 fans are auto and have fantastic vent covers......No problems...Peace of mind ...Can go away with no worries......On a very windy occasion they have closed due to water blowiing thru screen....j
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Old 01-13-2016, 12:29 PM   #39
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Regarding your statement

"They close with the rain, but we have not been able to get them to reopen. for this reason we put vent covers on 2 of them. We will definately have them checked at the Frog Rally in August."

In a phone call directly with Fan-Tastic directly (800-521-0298) I discussed the features of the model 7350 and it's operations.

Fan-Tastic Vent's Retail 12 Volt Fans

1. They mentioned the units once upon a time had circuitry that re-opened the vent after the sensor dried, but it became a problem more often that not, so they discontinued the feature. Note the feature description above.....no mention of auto-open after drying.

To others in this discussion...............

With respect to vent covers, see this from their FAQ page:

Q DO YOU RECOMMEND VENT COVERS?

A Fan-Tastic Vent recommends using only UltraBreeze Vent Covers for your Fan-Tastic Vent. UltraBreeze Vent
Covers allow up to 100% airflow. The use of other vent covers greatly restricts airflow (by up to 75%), causing accumulation of dust and increased sound levels.

I always have vent covers over my fans but there are different brands out there!

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With our MaxAir II covers installed and the Fan's on HIGH it's like a Wind Tunnel in the unit! The Air Force could do tests in there! If the Covers reduce the Air Flow by 75% I am Happy,because they would be pulling up the Floor if they had anymore CFM Exhaust! Youroo!!
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