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Old 08-19-2012, 05:34 PM   #1
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Please pardon my ignorance...
We only recently took delivery of out 2013 Rockwood 8280WS and I see on the back, outside at the top something that I can not figure out. I asked the sales person and he didn't know either... anyone know? It looks like some sort of vent... for the fridge???
There's another one on the curb side but I believe it's a vent for the galley tank.
This one has me stumped.

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Old 08-19-2012, 06:02 PM   #2
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I was just thru Rockwood factory tour and was told that was a vent for aluminum framing
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Old 08-19-2012, 07:09 PM   #3
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Please pardon my ignorance...
We only recently took delivery of out 2013 Rockwood 8280WS and I see on the back, outside at the top something that I can not figure out. I asked the sales person and he didn't know either... anyone know? It looks like some sort of vent... for the fridge???
There's another one on the curb side but I believe it's a vent for the galley tank.
This one has me stumped.

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It is another vent for a holding tank. Refrigerator vent is the large one on the top.
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Old 08-19-2012, 07:30 PM   #4
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It is another vent for a holding tank. Refrigerator vent is the large one on the top.
No holding tank back there in my floorplan and I have one.

I always thought it was a vent for my Concertone that is right in front of it.
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Old 08-19-2012, 07:41 PM   #5
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When we were at the F/R factory in Millersburg,at the Assy.line,they said it was a vent for the attic chase area,front to back! Made sense to me. Youroo!!
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Old 08-20-2012, 08:04 PM   #6
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Structure vent sounds logical. I wondered myself.
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Old 08-20-2012, 08:23 PM   #7
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No holding tank back there in my floorplan and I have one.

I always thought it was a vent for my Concertone that is right in front of it.
We have the Flagstaff 8528RKWS which is the exact same floorplan with the rear kitchen and we have the vent and there is a holding tank for the galley tank.
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We have the Flagstaff 8528RKWS which is the exact same floorplan and don't have the vent, BUT, there is a holding tank for the galley tank. Wonder why the Rockwood would have the vent and the Flagstaff doesn't?
That just proves it... the Rockwoods are better after all... LOL
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No holding tank back there in my floorplan and I have one.

I always thought it was a vent for my Concertone that is right in front of it.
Herk, Thought your trailer had a rear living room, the 8520ws has a rear kitchen.
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No holding tank back there in my floorplan and I have one.

I always thought it was a vent for my Concertone that is right in front of it.
Our rear living room 8528 has the vent as well, and the only thing up there is the cupboards over the recliners, and there are no tanks at the back. So it obviously is not venting anything related to waste tanks.
Besides, the rear wall is far too thin to have any kind of vent pipe going up through it.
So it is either venting the roof as yooroo said, or it doesn't do much of anything.
It is a curiosity though!
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