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Old 02-07-2015, 03:21 PM   #11
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My Flagstaff has tank heaters and even heaters secured to the waste gates to keep the tank drains from freezing. It has a completely sealed underbelly with insulation and a one piece cover with only wires for brakes and the drain pipes coming out. Every place that something pops out of the belly cover it is siliconed to keep stuff out. All of this and the thing still cannot stay warm on the inside without the furnace running non-stop.
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Old 02-07-2015, 05:23 PM   #12
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My Flagstaff has tank heaters and even heaters secured to the waste gates to keep the tank drains from freezing. It has a completely sealed underbelly with insulation and a one piece cover with only wires for brakes and the drain pipes coming out. Every place that something pops out of the belly cover it is siliconed to keep stuff out. All of this and the thing still cannot stay warm on the inside without the furnace running non-stop.
Don't feel like the LONE RANGER they are all like that. as far as the camping queen. FR should be ashamed of themselves putting out a product like that.
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Old 02-11-2015, 02:33 PM   #13
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any insulation package decal is as mis-informing as a 1/2 ton towable decal
This had me cracking up for awhile!
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Old 02-23-2015, 12:44 PM   #14
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I am not sure how to approach this....as I too own a "cold weather" packaged Work & Pay ( yes work & pay )
At no time was this trailer represented to us as a 4 season camper, not by the dealer, the sales rep, or the factory rep we talked to (either by phone or in person during the factory tour). in fact it was quite the opposite, they all cautioned us to not expect this to be used regularly in hard freeze conditions for any amount of time. They advised no more than 24-48 hours sustained temps below 30 degrees.


That being said, i had ours stored outside most of this winter, and did have the furnace on, and water hooked up for a couple of weeks, just to test things. It performed as expected. used alot of fuel, but the 30K BTU furnace kept up fine, actually did better than well. as we stayed toasty while performing some interior upgrades. Once the weather dipped below 25 degrees i put it inside for the remainder of our modification process.


Maybe you all bought from bad dealers, or had a bad factory rep, I'm not sure. I do know that dads advise hasn't ever steered me wrong, don't pay the man until you know what he's sellin'....
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Old 03-04-2015, 10:17 PM   #15
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I can understand why the OP thought one way, because of the actual equipment installed on the trailer, insulation, heated tanks etc. leading them to believe the trailer had performance enhancements better than a trailer without
rjtimmer had verbal assurances this was not the case. Very ambiguous.
My question is simply why have the option available at additional cost if it obviously doesn't work?
It would be analogous to installing a refrigerator that doesn't keep food cold.
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My Flagstaff has tank heaters and even heaters secured to the waste gates to keep the tank drains from freezing. It has a completely sealed underbelly with insulation and a one piece cover with only wires for brakes and the drain pipes coming out. Every place that something pops out of the belly cover it is siliconed to keep stuff out. All of this and the thing still cannot stay warm on the inside without the furnace running non-stop.
Are you talking about the underbelly or the inside of the living area?.If you are talking about the underbelly, I run a 1500 watt heater down there and leave my tank heaters on. Also took one of my remote accustat from the refer and put it down there. I then know what temp all that area is. I have a plug down below so no problem, I also run a small electric heater set at 60 in the living area.....The main control will record the lowest temp and I just adjust the heaters to keep it above freezing down below. I have not had a problem even at extended cold like this year where it hasn't got above 25 for weeks.
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It is a "four season", as long as the cold one is spent in Naples.

Check this out.
https://www.wagontrailrv.com/Northwood/DesertFox.php
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That's not entirely true. I have spent a week in mine in sub freezing weather. She kept me warm, and it didn't freeze up. Granted, it wasn't like sitting in front of the fire place, all cozy on a bear skin rug in a rugged front range hunting cabin.
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