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Old 11-17-2014, 07:23 AM   #2321
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Installed an electric fireplace to help keep us warm during our Thanksgiving camping trip!
Pictures or it didn't happen!
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Old 11-17-2014, 10:13 AM   #2322
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Installed an electric fireplace to help keep us warm during our Thanksgiving camping trip!
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Which one did you use, and do you have any pics? Was thinking of doing the same thing.
Those electric fireplaces are just about the coolest mod (or, in our case, option ) you can put in a camper if you camp in cold weather!

Unless it is just sub-zero frigid, we can usually get by with leaving our fireplace on high and using a small fan to blow warm air from the fireplace to the front & our bedroom. Why use your propane if you don't have to?

Oh, and, like I said in another thread, THIS mod to your bed is a MUST HAVE if you camp in the cold!
Amazon.com - Soft Heat Micro-Plush Top Low-Voltage Electric Heated Queen Mattress Pad, White - Electric Warming Pads
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Old 11-17-2014, 10:16 AM   #2323
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Just looked at pics of it since it's in storage, and dreamed of spring returning!!!! -13c= 8F this morning!
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Old 11-17-2014, 11:40 AM   #2324
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Glanced at it out the kitchen window and whimpered.


(we have the fireplace on it ours right now (set at 66*), along with a couple of small electric heaters in the bathroom/bedroom area)

Have I mentioned that I HATE winter? And we're in the south!

(kicking myself for moving back here from Florida 13 years ago)
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Old 11-17-2014, 12:50 PM   #2325
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Fixed and balanced the heating duct work in the Rig. The bedroom vent hardly had any air flow so I found where the duct was coming thru the floor under the bath sink and thru to the bedroom wall. Found they only cut a 1 1/2" hole for the 4" vent so cut that out bigger. In our toy hauler garage the heater vent was sucking air instead of blowing, I found where they had tapped off a 4" wye fitting with about a 2 1/2" duct and run it to the garage. That was causing a venturi effect on the small duct so I modified the wye fitting and now have good air flow to the garage. FR also had way to much heat dumping into the large storage compartment it was about 150 degrees in it. I found 2, 4" ducts and one 2 1/2" ducts blowing in there. Closed off one 4" duct completely and it is still way hot in there so I'll adjust that somemore later on. End result is we now have real good heat in the RV!!! I can see there being heat in the storage area with all those water lines and filter housing and water pump but WOW HOT IN THERE. There is one 4" duct blowing under the floor where the water lines run and one 2 1/2" blowing in the water filter area. The other has been capped and need to back off on the other 4" more. LOL No wonder there wasn't much heat left over for the inside of the rig.
Working good now.

Oh I also install a dual fridg. fan on the coils to move all the cold around for a more even temp. Wired the 2 fans to run when the fridg. is on and off when the fridg is turned off.
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Old 11-17-2014, 12:57 PM   #2326
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Covered 2 landing jack pads for the spare landing jacks in the storage shed.
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Old 11-17-2014, 02:00 PM   #2327
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Cool

Was late and I was tired. Will snap some pics this evening if the rain stops!
I installed a Greystone 2609E. The unit would have come with the Dimplex DF2600L if I had not been a bone head and have them delete that from my order! Went to see how much those were! Oh My! Almost $800. So I went with the $150 choice!
Got to put one piece of trim at the bottom to cover a small gap and poor trimming on the installer's part!
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Old 11-17-2014, 02:10 PM   #2328
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Was late and I was tired. Will snap some pics this evening if the rain stops!
I installed a Greystone 2609E. The unit would have come with the Dimplex DF2600L if I had not been a bone head and have them delete that from my order! Went to see how much those were! Oh My! Almost $800. So I went with the $150 choice!
Got to put one piece of trim at the bottom to cover a small gap and poor trimming on the installer's part!
Thanks, think I am going to have to measure the area I can put one, and get one installed.
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Old 11-17-2014, 02:11 PM   #2329
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Covered 2 landing jack pads for the spare landing jacks in the storage shed.
Yet another great OC Mod - good job Neil!

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(Who happens to have a set of OC's pads on his Landing Gear as well )
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Put water back in her, refilled the fresh tank, got the empty LP tank filled, purged the gas system, checked the heat then set it to 45*. Leaving tomorrow for a week in the forest and didn't want to do all that in sub freezing temps.
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