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Old 07-17-2013, 05:27 PM   #1
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365SAQ. Keeping cool in hot weather

Anybody got any hints on keeping the entire coach cool during periods of temps on the 90's. I have tried several things and have had good results, but wondering what everyone else is doing. We have 2 A/C's and both are ducted.
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Old 07-17-2013, 06:00 PM   #2
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I took the last vent off in front and back run and put a stop at the end of each.they both blew on past the last vent and into ceiling.That increased airflow dramatically.We also have two a/c units and have no problem keeping it 72 degrees when in 90s.As long as its been cooling since morning.
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Old 07-17-2013, 09:00 PM   #3
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How difficult was it to close the duct off at each end. If possible give me some info so I can close each of them off. No need to put cool air where I don't need it.
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Old 07-18-2013, 10:04 AM   #4
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I just took cardboard and that silver duct tape and closed off endcaps... Took 5 min... Makes huge difference..
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Old 07-18-2013, 10:52 AM   #5
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Did you just take the last round vent out on each end to access the duct and block it just past the vent? If so it sounds easy enough. Thanks.
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Old 07-18-2013, 10:58 AM   #6
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Exactly... Bunk room u will notice it the most... It will be much cooler in there
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Old 07-18-2013, 12:12 PM   #7
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Great. Thanks, I will do it this evening.
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Old 07-19-2013, 01:24 AM   #8
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fishgolf365 let us know if it works easy for you too and helps with the cooling. I'm going to have to check this on our camper too. I never think it gets cool enough, except at night.
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I believe they are all built this way.My brother has the same camper and he found the same thing.
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Old 07-19-2013, 11:15 AM   #10
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We stayed in Myrtle Beach last week in the mid 90s and kept the rig in the low 70s by running both a/cs. However, with mine being a '12 and only having one factory vent in the bunkroom, I cut the ceiling and installed another in that duct line. I then bought a closeable vent and installed it in the 1/2 bath(and closed it almost off) and it made a huge difference over last year.
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