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Old 07-25-2015, 10:44 PM   #431
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Looks pretty awesome. Where's that at? We're just wrapping up our week in the Outer Banks (Kill Devil Hills). Unfortunately, our trip is not with camper in tow. Next trip isn't until mid August.



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Old 07-25-2015, 11:09 PM   #432
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Smithpoint county park here on longisland. Great week not a drop of rain, little tired of the sun though!
Nice down where you went, would love to try that some day.
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Do your thermostats suck? Mine is horrible. Sometimes 10 deg off. Cycles the slow/fast fan too much as it approaches temps.
It's digital. Can't recall a model or maker.
There are dozens of thermostat upgrade threads. I dread having to dig through them...


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Old 08-03-2015, 06:10 PM   #434
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Do your thermostats suck? Mine is horrible. Sometimes 10 deg off. Cycles the slow/fast fan too much as it approaches temps.
It's digital. Can't recall a model or maker.
There are dozens of thermostat upgrade threads. I dread having to dig through them...


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Yes it is a little odd, i just keep it on low ac and i can here when the compressor kicks off but fan still stays on. Much better to sleep with one solid noise then on and off for us!
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Do your thermostats suck? Mine is horrible. Sometimes 10 deg off. Cycles the slow/fast fan too much as it approaches temps.
It's digital. Can't recall a model or maker.
There are dozens of thermostat upgrade threads. I dread having to dig through them...


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I was very disappointed when I saw that the 288 came with a Dometic A/C. I had one previously that was loud, vibrated the camper, and the thermostat wasn't very accurate. Our Rockwood came with a Coleman Mach... Great unit. Now we're back to the Dometic and same issues as before. We've kinda gotten used to it, however.
We leave the fan on continuously at night, and then let the whole system cycle through the day.

On another note... Finally got the bathroom vent cover put on. Nice to have the fan running even when it's raining.


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Finally got the bathroom vent cover put on. Nice to have the fan running even when it's raining.

What'd you go with? I'm torn between Maxxair and Fantastic.


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Potential new Apex owner/Apex 288BH info

I got the Fantastic Vent Cover. I had it on my Rockwood, so I figured the same for this one. It was pretty easy to install.


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Anybody get one yet for their 288BHS? What kind?

I'm a handy guy. Can I install it?


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Anybody get one yet for their 288BHS? What kind?

I'm a handy guy. Can I install it?


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Guy told me once, stuff still gets underneath then its harder to get out!
I have a little 18v makita blower i use, love it! Milwaukee make one too if you have any of these cordless tools.
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I've been on the fence but last trip I had to pull it in while raining. I've lubricated all the seals but you still don't get a great 'wipe' and got more water than I cared for inside.

Put covers on and blow off underneath before pulling in?

I'm just unsure of the best cover and the complexity. Seems some RVs have a channel to attach the cover so it's a breeze. I don't think ours has that so it's probably a much larger job.


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