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Old 02-19-2014, 12:14 AM   #1
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2nd Air Conditioner

I have a 35ROK on order but didn't order the 2nd air conditioner. Was this a mistake? I'm told I can still add to the order because it isn't built yet. But the specs say there are rails back there for a second unit. Does that mean one can be added later? The first one is ducted and is supposed to send cool air to the back but at 41 ft long that seems like a stretch to do a good job. Any thoughts?
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Old 02-19-2014, 12:18 AM   #2
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Depends on where you camp as well. Ours is just over 32'. But at times in the middle of summer with the tan exterior I'm glad we opted for the second unit. Wasn't that much over the life of the trailer.

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Old 02-19-2014, 01:28 AM   #3
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Good cheap insurance to have the second one, whether you need it or not. If your camping in the summer, and you have only one, and it decides to quit on you, game over, you're going home or calling the nearest RV place. If you have 2, you have a spare per say and can manage. We've always had 2 on the units that offered it. Well worth losing 100 Lbs of carrying capacity to have the cooling capacity available. In the summer, we almost always use both in the hot, humid Louisiana weather. If they offered 3, I'd have 3.
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Old 02-19-2014, 03:13 AM   #4
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It always costs more to have anything, especially air conditioners, added later. Plus, a unit that long practically demands it.
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Old 02-19-2014, 07:29 AM   #5
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Considering your investment, go for it. Its a small price to pay for comfort. It will also add to your resale value when you sale..or make it easier to sell.

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Old 02-19-2014, 07:41 AM   #6
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Your Sandpiper is 42 feet long with a very high interior ceiling and it has three slideouts, the second A/C should be standard equipment.
Yes, add the 2nd A/C to your order.
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Old 02-19-2014, 08:27 AM   #7
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all good info, I live in a 40' 5ther and I knew to buy the add'l a/c.
You don't want the DW sweating in the rig! Your life
will be a lot easier with the 2nd a/c.

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Old 02-19-2014, 09:12 AM   #8
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It would be smart money spent.....trust me. On our 40 foot motor home we had three a/c units. Yes, we could hang meat and freeze it if needed, but in Texas summer heat we humans sure appreciated that ability to do so.
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You might want to consider a low profile unit for possible clearance issues, but get the second unit regardless.
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Old 02-19-2014, 09:57 AM   #10
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All good answers! Thanks guys I'm going to add it!
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