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Old 10-13-2013, 12:51 PM   #1
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My Flagstaff Super Lite 8528IKWS has Black rooftop AC Shroud and Vent Covers. Apparently the AC Unit is an Airxcel/Dometic. I am looking for a Black AC Cover to match the other covers. Most of the ones I find are white. I have seen a couple black or gray online but the dimensions are not listed. I need one which is a minimum of 26" Wide, 38" Long, and 15" high. Anyone know where I might find such an item? I have done lengthy searches online but no dimensions are listed. Thanks.
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Old 10-13-2013, 01:33 PM   #2
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My Flagstaff Super Lite 8528IKWS has Black rooftop AC Shroud and Vent Covers. Apparently the AC Unit is an Airxcel/Dometic. I am looking for a Black AC Cover to match the other covers. Most of the ones I find are white. I have seen a couple black or gray online but the dimensions are not listed. I need one which is a minimum of 26" Wide, 38" Long, and 15" high. Anyone know where I might find such an item? I have done lengthy searches online but no dimensions are listed. Thanks.
Why not just get some Black Plastikote paint and paint it? BTW, the black will absorb more heat and will not be helping the ac unit cool.
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OC approach is a good one. AC covers are available in black. However; my Georgetown AC covers are white and FR painted them black (on all top surfaces) to match the coach and can't tell any difference. Can't say if affects cooling efficiency. Does't seem to in our unit. Previous unit had white and identical AC's and seems same to us.
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If it were me, I'd leave it alone. The white definitely reflects heat and black absorbs.
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Here is a great test graph showing the temps of two plates.
One white and one black. Seem the white stays about 20c less than black panels.
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My Flagstaff Super Lite 8528IKWS has Black rooftop AC Shroud and Vent Covers. Apparently the AC Unit is an Airxcel/Dometic. I am looking for a Black AC Cover to match the other covers. Most of the ones I find are white. I have seen a couple black or gray online but the dimensions are not listed. I need one which is a minimum of 26" Wide, 38" Long, and 15" high. Anyone know where I might find such an item? I have done lengthy searches online but no dimensions are listed. Thanks.
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