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Old 03-17-2015, 11:23 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by geotex1 View Post
My only suggestion would be to skip the bedroom fan and commit to the second air conditioner.
I would second this, but at least go ahead and get 50amp service and the pre-wire for a 2nd A/C. You'll have less juggling of high draw items on 50amp, like coffee makers, toasters, crockpots, space heaters (fall and spring) and hair dryers.

If you ever get the 2nd A/C, you can choose which one to run to keep the noise down. In the evenings we like running the bedroom A/C while watching movies, and the Living Room A/C while we sleep.

I think a great place for your 2nd Create a Breeze fan is in the Kitchen.
We ordered one there, and never have to open the fragile exterior vent to the stove hood fan. You'll also end up with two powerful fans near the center of your rig, so you can open windows on both ends and still move lots of air.

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Old 03-17-2015, 04:50 PM   #12
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I would get slide toppers for slide outs( keeps twigs, and other stuff out of your slides)We have a 2nd fan in bedroom, but really the one in bathroom circulates air well. We have the 2604ws with power tongue & stableizer jack (I want to get setup with least amount of sweat). 15 btu air is good. We live in WV, but have traveled hot humid areas also.

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Old 03-17-2015, 05:11 PM   #13
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I very much appreciate all the feedback thus far. Keep it coming if you have some! Missed connecting with my rep today so looks like I have another night to loath over the options.... Thanks so much!
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Old 03-17-2015, 11:31 PM   #14
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X2 on the second fan...

I have the same rig in platinum package... color does not seem to affect temps. Black trim and hardware is a breeze to keep looking sharp.

Depending on location and weather extremes OP plans on camping in, the only thing I would add is the double pane windows. We camp early April to late November in the northeast and can keep things heated comfortably, but window condensation is a real chore to deal with.

Our single AC seems to keep up ok... YMMV based on location.

Good Luck! Its a great floorplan...
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Old 03-18-2015, 02:13 PM   #15
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Hazmat, did you decide to change anything?
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Old 03-18-2015, 03:20 PM   #16
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X4 on the second A/C!
I also agree on the slide toppers - it will keep you from having to clean your slides off every time you close up.
Do you have an option for a fireplace? If so, consider getting one - you can usually heat your whole rig with the fireplace on the CG's dime and not use your propane

BTW, our rig has the tan gelcoat (and white roof) - we have no problems keeping the unit at 70 degrees in the summer here in Alabama
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Old 03-18-2015, 04:14 PM   #17
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For our 8327ss we got 2nd ac and 2 fans, power tongue but not power stabilizers, cherry but not raised frig panels, Stan floor with min carpet, slide covers, and 2nd couch in kids room.
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Old 03-18-2015, 10:26 PM   #18
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I actually took many of the suggestions here; 50 amp prep, dual pane windows; looked at the slider awnings and will do those after market but will def. do that.

Second fan (different location than what I was originally thinking) and elected to NOT do a second ac mainly because our camping is midwest and even in pop-up camping I cannot recall a day that I felt it was unbearable, however feel one ac will feel like a world of a difference. 50 amp is still there however should I quickly change my mind!

I appreciate all the help and will post pics when it arrives!

Thanks again!
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Old 03-22-2015, 10:35 AM   #19
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We upgraded to the following and very happy we did:
- 2nd AC (very happy about that, especially in the 90 degree weather)
-Tan color (white shows the black streaks much more)
-Power stabilizer
-Power Jack

Also, I was reluctant to get a warranty, and decided not to through the dealer. We got an after market warranty through wholesale warranty and glad we did after hot water heater issue.
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Old 04-10-2015, 09:14 PM   #20
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I appreciate it has only been a month, however I would have expected a VIN to be assigned at this point. Truck is on a rail car on its way here, so perhaps I am getting antsy.

Has anyone ever contacted FR directly to see if they have a VIN. Dealer has been less than helpful with this, I believe he is pretty annoyed with me.

Any contacts?

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