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Old 09-20-2013, 03:22 PM   #11
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I'm in total agreement with both of you (Ford & JT). Bet the stranded wires are in case you want to put a vent fan in the hole and the romex is, of course, for the AC. When I get my AC, I'll figure out exactly where I'll have to drill a hole in the wood that frames the cavity and fish it over there. Now all I have to do is find a reasonably priced place to get the AC. It kills me to pay $800+ for a roof AC when I could buy a window unit at Lowes to do the same thing for $100 on sale. HAHAHA...my wife would love for me to hang a window unit out the side of this thing. Either of you seen a source thru the forums that offers Dometic Brisk Air or Brisk Air II for cheap? And thanks again for helping me think thru this guys!!!
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Old 09-20-2013, 03:28 PM   #12
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I have not seen that brand here but then I am new here.
I have been looking at the Maxxair because of the remote control.
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Old 09-20-2013, 03:29 PM   #13
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I'm in total agreement with both of you (Ford & JT). Bet the stranded wires are in case you want to put a vent fan in the hole and the romex is, of course, for the AC. When I get my AC, I'll figure out exactly where I'll have to drill a hole in the wood that frames the cavity and fish it over there. Now all I have to do is find a reasonably priced place to get the AC. It kills me to pay $800+ for a roof AC when I could buy a window unit at Lowes to do the same thing for $100 on sale. HAHAHA...my wife would love for me to hang a window unit out the side of this thing. Either of you seen a source thru the forums that offers Dometic Brisk Air or Brisk Air II for cheap? And thanks again for helping me think thru this guys!!!
Adventurerv.net is where I bought mine. It was just over $600 for the top and bottom units, 15K btu
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Old 09-20-2013, 04:23 PM   #14
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HAHAHA JT...I just found them and talked to one of their reps. So evidently you were pleased with the product and service from Adventure?
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Old 09-20-2013, 04:42 PM   #15
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HAHAHA JT...I just found them and talked to one of their reps. So evidently you were pleased with the product and service from Adventure?
Glad you have your wiring issues figured out!

I have purchased a few items from Adventure and was very pleased with their service. I bought a new hot water tank from them a couple years ago and it was shipped really fast!!!
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HAHAHA JT...I just found them and talked to one of their reps. So evidently you were pleased with the product and service from Adventure?
Yes. Fair prices. Fast shipping. And my AC is cold !
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Old 09-20-2013, 07:21 PM   #17
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I'm suprised you need a second AC.
Our 1 gets the whole camper very cold even at 100 degrees..You don't have it on direct max flow in the living room do you?
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Old 09-20-2013, 08:00 PM   #18
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Hey hrlyguy2, we blocked off 2 of the outlets in the living area and that helped a great deal. However, during the late afternoon and early evening, our bedroom and bath are not too comfortable. By late evening, maybe bedtime it gets cooled off. But, if you take a couple of showers, you may be warm when you got to bed. Now mind you that my wife has been going the "the change" for the last 5 years and can't get cool enough. So, if it means spending some $ to keep her cool in our new 5er, I'll do it. If momma ain't happy (or cool), ain't nobody happy. hehe
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Old 09-20-2013, 08:24 PM   #19
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Same here on my wife.I do know the agony sometimes.
But we never block anything.And set it at 68 and it stays cold.
Also depends if all the shades are down where the sun is shining.And we have a grandchild in and out all the time.
Do you have a 13500 ac we have the 15k
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Old 09-20-2013, 09:19 PM   #20
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You know hrly, I was told we had the 15K, but I have not actually checked it. I might climb up on top and pull the cover and check it out. We were down at the NC Outer Banks week before last for our first real trip on it. Temps were in the mid to high 80s. We kept all the shades pulled during the afternoon and had the stat set at 70. While we were not uncomfortably warm anywhere in the RV, I could only imagine how warm it will be at the lake next summer when it gets into the high 90s. I even tried the old trick/logic to run the fan on low so the air coming out of the vents might be a tad lower than if running on high. We are going out west next July and I'm just gonna bite the bullet and put the second AC on. Call us gluttons for punishment, we had a Flagstaff GTSS with a full side of windows just like our 345RET. You would have thought we learned our lesson about so many windows. But, having all those windows and that view of the outside world is great and far outweighs chasing a cooler temp in the RV.
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