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Old 04-07-2018, 12:53 PM   #11
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We have only camped in below freezing weather one night, (the day we bought it) and we were cold. The furnace just could not keep up. We have since put an electric heater in there to supplement just in case, but we live in Florida and donít plan on camping in freezing weather.
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Old 04-07-2018, 04:05 PM   #12
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I donít think I would camp in anything colder then the 20s. I have owned some campers in the past and some definitely hold heat in better then some. Some the furnace wonít shut off. I have also heard that the separate garage part doesnít have any heat ducts??

Can it really handle down into 20's without things freezing? There is no insulation under these things where all the tanks are located. My tanks are exposed directly to cold air underneath them.
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Old 04-07-2018, 07:50 PM   #13
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I know several with THs. All but one says the living area stays warm ok but the garage is cold. I'm guessing because it is an empty space . The one states his kids say it is warm enough and he has been out into the mid-teens.
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Can it really handle down into 20's without things freezing? There is no insulation under these things where all the tanks are located. My tanks are exposed directly to cold air underneath them.


Mid 20ís to low thirties probably just a soft freeze, not hard enough to split water lines. Iíve been out a couple nights cold enough to have a thick frost in the mornings, but we were boon docking so the heater is off all night to save battery. Lots of blankets. I donít have a garage model, but the heater is at the front, with 2 vent blowing into the living area way up by the door and one into the bathroom. I get up about 5-6am and fire up the Gen and the heater and it takes a little while to warm up, but by breakfast itís Warm.

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Thanks for the input so far guys. So should I stay clear of the work and plays due to the lack of insulation and not a enclosed under belly? I would like to use it some times on colder trips in the fall and not burn a bunch of propane if the furnace will never shut off.
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I wonder if putting some sheets of that 4" thick pink foam insulation under the floor and covering the exposed tanks will help? Perhaps with a tank heater between the tank and the insulation will work. Have a few months to experiment with this setup AFTER winter breaks this year... if it breaks...
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If you are wanting to go in the colder months, get a 4 season. They arenít a true 4 season if you live or plan on going to the north or mtns, but they will be better for cold weather use and be more comfortable in the heat. Thatís when our WnP stuggles. 90+ and the AC runs non stop if youíre trying to be inside it comfortably. Luckily we are usually out wheeling.
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If you are wanting to go in the colder months, get a 4 season. They arenít a true 4 season if you live or plan on going to the north or mtns, but they will be better for cold weather use and be more comfortable in the heat. Thatís when our WnP stuggles. 90+ and the AC runs non stop if youíre trying to be inside it comfortably. Luckily we are usually out wheeling.


I agree with getting a 4 season camper. But the only true 4 season toy hauler I can find is the desert fox. And they are pricey! But you get what you pay for I guess. I would only be using it the odd time in the fall for max 5 day trips
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I just spent 5 months in Wickenburg, AZ - many nights were <32, high 20's. Some folks in the park had their water lines freeze up but as soon as
the sun was out, they were ok. My W&P has tank heaters that are thermostatically controlled and seem to work well. I've also heard of people building an insulation tent to put over the faucet - or disconnect at night and hook up when it warms up in the morning.

Sure wouldn't want to be where you have hard freezes and it doesn't get above 32 for days...been there done that in a house and sure don't want to
try it out in a travel trailer.

My W&P does have a heat vent in the garage that puts out a decent amount of warm air, but it's certainly not enough to HEAT the room. I carry 2 small electric heaters - one for the bathroom and one for the garage.
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