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Old 07-22-2015, 06:00 AM   #11
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it's a balancing act with power usage with 1 ac and 30 amp. Hope all works out for you

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Old 07-22-2015, 08:14 AM   #12
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Was that something you did yourself? Is the second a/c hooked directly to the 2nd 30 amp service? Installed simply for that one a/c unit? I wonder by doing that if it would affect the warranty in any way?

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Old 07-22-2015, 08:59 AM   #13
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Kelly. Don't get discouraged. If you can't get the second a/c there are ways to "manage" the heat and still have lots of good times in your new unit.
Shade is a lifesaver. Try to get shady spots when checking into a campground.
Allow for some air circulation while towing by cracking a couple of windows or roof vent so outside air can get in.
Plan your vacations/camping trips for fall or spring for cooler climate. Or go to mountainous areas.
I've had to go out and hose down my roof and sunny wall with water hose to get unit cooled down after on the road all day. After dark the a/c was able to chill us out.
This was all on my previous fiver, wildcat,. My new rockwood has 2 a/c s. You can do this.
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Old 07-22-2015, 09:30 AM   #14
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Thank you for the advice and encouragement. We love the trailer, I just wish we would've put a little more thought into 30 vs 50
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Old 07-22-2015, 09:59 AM   #15
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Our 8289 had one 15k A/C. We traveled all over the USA, summertime mostly, and only one time was the A/C not enough. It was 104 in OK City. A/C did catch up over night and was good for the next 3 days there, all over 102 degrees. Take a box fan to move air around in the unit. It really helps. We also use a box fan outside to fend off mosquitoes and also helps to cool us off.

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Old 07-22-2015, 11:37 AM   #16
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We have one 15 and on days over about 85 it will run pretty much non stop, stays cool inside but has to run all the time. Dealer should be able to upgrade without a problem. If I was buying a new unit I would definitely get dual ac units.
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Old 07-22-2015, 12:11 PM   #17
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When we were looking for some reason I read about having two A/C units, so I told my Camping World contact about our needs and that's what came on our unit. They have separate thermostats and we usually use the main unit in the living room during the day and the other in the bedroom at night. Working with units in stock your salesman prefers to sell what he has in stock, and with the options that come with it. Unlike buying a vehicle there isn't much in the way of option lists. I say that because even with the brouchurs on line, there are things that you can have added that don't appear in the sales catalog.
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Old 07-22-2015, 12:17 PM   #18
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Add a 2nd a/c and put it on its own circuit. Then you would plug your 30amp up and a 20amp for the 2nd ac when needed. It should work fine.
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Old 07-22-2015, 12:25 PM   #19
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Just up grade now to the 15,000btu and you will probably be just fine. I had a pretty go size V-Lite that had only one 15000 on it and did fine. Yes at times you may run in to high heat. Later RJD
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Old 07-22-2015, 12:40 PM   #20
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Right now I am having trouble getting a call back from the dealer. They are about 40 miles from us and we are supposed to pick out up tomorrow.

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