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Old 10-27-2014, 10:33 AM   #1
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Buyer Beware Apex 300BHS

We bought our 2015 Apex 300BHS 1 month ago. We took one trip the weekend of Columbus Day. Was very cold each night so the furnace was use a lot. 1st night, absolutely no heat getting into BH, despite two vents in there. Took to dealer on way home. After 3 weeks, found out there Apex not only doesn't install heat to BH but no AC either even though there are both side vents for heat and ceiling vents for AC back there. This means that the entire 30 ft interior length must be heated by 3 vents, yes only 3 vents. Stupidest engineering design I've ever heard in my life.
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Old 10-27-2014, 04:22 PM   #2
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Wow, that's pathetic. So they have vents there to make you think you have forced air, but they don't even hook them up?

Wow, just, wow.
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Old 10-27-2014, 04:37 PM   #3
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The placement of the heat vents on our 288bhs is kinda dumb also, master bed has one under feet area with a smaller diameter hose. Table miunted to floor crooked, lack of caulking outside. Good thing i can repair almost anything!
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Old 10-27-2014, 04:44 PM   #4
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We bought our 2015 Apex 300BHS 1 month ago. We took one trip the weekend of Columbus Day. Was very cold each night so the furnace was use a lot. 1st night, absolutely no heat getting into BH, despite two vents in there. Took to dealer on way home. After 3 weeks, found out there Apex not only doesn't install heat to BH but no AC either even though there are both side vents for heat and ceiling vents for AC back there. This means that the entire 30 ft interior length must be heated by 3 vents, yes only 3 vents. Stupidest engineering design I've ever heard in my life.
Someone is pulling your chain.
If there's vents in the bunkhouse they should work.
There's most likely a duct unhooked.

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Old 10-27-2014, 05:31 PM   #5
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X2 duct not hooked up
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Old 10-27-2014, 05:55 PM   #6
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X2 duct not hooked up
If ducts aren't hooked up,then shouldn't heat be felt in basement compartments,etc.?

If in fact there are ducts.
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No sure on your rig set up my compartment has a heating duct in it. The factory could have just forgotten to install the duct to you vents completely
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If ducts aren't hooked up,then shouldn't heat be felt in basement compartments,etc.?

If in fact there are ducts.
Unless it's a fifth wheel it has no basement.
All cubbies are above the main floor.

He'd have heat going to the under belly.

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Unless it's a fifth wheel it has no basement.
All cubbies are above the main floor.

He'd have heat going to the under belly.

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True - I don't know his model type or layout,that's why I put "etc.".

Regardless IF there are ducts that aren't hooked up to registers or vents,then he should feel heat somewhere.
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I would try to contact someone at the factory to clarify this. Something sounds off here and I think it's the mushroom fodder er I mean info your dealership is feeding you.
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