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Old 05-12-2011, 08:08 PM   #1
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It was 80 degrees today

and we're driveway camping this weekend, so I opened up the Roo and wow, it was hot in here. So I order the bunk end covers today. We talked about it a lot for the PUP, but never did it. I'm excited to feel the difference.

Also I saw those vent covers with the fan build in, any reviews/opinions?
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Old 05-12-2011, 09:25 PM   #2
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are you talking about the Fantastic Fan? also, those are in the vents. a vent cover is the add-on item that houses the vent and its crank-up lid.

we have a Fantastic Fan in the bathroom and it works great. it can really draw a breeze thru the trailer.
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Old 05-12-2011, 10:19 PM   #3
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are you talking about the Fantastic Fan? also, those are in the vents. a vent cover is the add-on item that houses the vent and its crank-up lid.

we have a Fantastic Fan in the bathroom and it works great. it can really draw a breeze thru the trailer.

Yes, that's it. I was hoping it would work for the skylight/vent, but if it draws in a breeze in the bathroom, awesome! Do you have to leave the bathroom door open for it to work well though?

ETA, I had the wrong item in my head.
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Yes, that's it. I was hoping it would work for the skylight/vent, but if it draws in a breeze in the bathroom, awesome! Do you have to leave the bathroom door open for it to work well though?

ETA, I had the wrong item in my head.
if you open both vents, the Fantastic Fan will draw a breeze between both vents, cooling most of the trailer.
and no, you don't have to leave the bathroom door open. that's why there's such a large gap at the top and bottom of the bathroom door, for air movement.
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I went to camping world today and this is what I was talking about. It goes on vents without fans, and there's a fan in the cover.

There's a fan bathroom already, should I upgrade it?
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first, try using the bathroom fan and opening the front vent too. you'll be surprised how much air movement you'll get with just the one fan.

you can always add a second Fantastic Fan or a vent cover like you linked to, at a later date.

we've had our 23SS for 4 1/2 years and have never needed to add a second fan.
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It's not really moving too much air though...or it could be the humidity making it feel like the air isn't moving.
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so, you have the vent covers cranked open on both vents and have the Fantastic Fan at its highest speed?
i can usually hold my hand near the front vent and can feel the air being drawn in.
you won't feel it in the bathroom, since that's where it gets pushed out.
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I'll double check it tomorrow, storms rolling in. Thanks for your help. I appreciated it!
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standard in house/bathroom fan works fine for us. Installed maxx airs on both front and bathroom vent. You can close the front vent and crack a window or bunk end to direct the airflow to your choosing.
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