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Old 04-26-2016, 10:23 PM   #11
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The rear of mine heats very slowly compared to the front bedroom, bathroom, and mid bunk. You can feel heat coming out though. I generally set the thermostat for 72 and set the fireplace heat for auto - 75. That seems to be a nice medium.
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Old 04-27-2016, 07:35 AM   #12
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The rear of mine heats very slowly compared to the front bedroom, bathroom, and mid bunk. You can feel heat coming out though. I generally set the thermostat for 72 and set the fireplace heat for auto - 75. That seems to be a nice medium.
Same here.. The rear vent is the last vent on the duct run so it will get the least. I do the same thing with the fireplace. In fact, I usually only use the fireplace as it keeps the camper warm all the way down to the low 40s outside.
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Old 04-27-2016, 07:43 AM   #13
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Oh... good idea blwnsmoke... do u use fans to help move the air around?
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Old 04-27-2016, 07:47 AM   #14
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Oh... good idea blwnsmoke... do u use fans to help move the air around?
Nope. Our first trip out Columbus Day weekend of 2014 it got down to 39 degrees and 41 degrees 2 of the 3 nights. We had the fireplace on high all night long with the master bedroom door closed half way and kept the bunk room door open about 1/4 of the way. The heat only turned on once on one of the nights and we were very comfortable.

Why use the propane heat when you can use the campground's electricity for the fireplace?? lol.
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What a great idea... thanks!
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What a great idea... thanks!
Incase you didn't think of it, I use the electric water heater instead of the gas as well. Again, why use your propane when you can use the campsite's electricity.
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Just to follow up... I am finally going to pick up the unit tonight. Dealer has had it for a week repairing the slide out issue in the kitchen and the heat dispersion issue...

On the kitchen slide out.. I am told they found the factory had used a screw that was too long and the point of that screw was sticking out the bottom of the slide out and scratching the floor.. they ground off the screw point. For the bottom side of the slide out that was getting torn up they found the roller was dragging and not turning. We will see how that goes in the coming weeks.

As for the heat.. I really like the solution the dealer came up with (we will see how it goes)... They noted alot of air flow out the heat register for the bunk room and the master bedroom so they installed heat registers in the two bedrooms that have dampers on them, so I can close down those rooms and push more air to the rest of the couch. They claimed they tried it out with those two dampers closed about half way and the coach heated up nice and even... We will see, but I suspect that is a great solution... As soon as I mentioned it to the service writer he mentioned that is a common problem on the 360 and 390's... he said he has started changing out the registers to the ones with dampers on the new units because he knows it is a problem.

Anyhow.. I get the joy of feeling that beast of a RAM tow again tonight to bring her home... hopefully the weather straightens out so we can actually get the unit to a campground for a change!
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