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Old 04-14-2015, 09:09 AM   #21
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The unit comes with a vent shut off that is operated from inside. No need for the outer flap.
I thought that was understood, OC. However, when stored I am going to cut to fit, a piece of foam rubber and slip it into the vent opening to keep out wasps and mud daubers, that let me live on their property.
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Old 05-17-2015, 09:02 AM   #22
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Just finished the SAM-1 install and we are very happy. I kept the original outside vent, removed the flapper and siliconed a piece of bug screen to the vent after removing it from the RV wall, then reinstalling after the RTV dried. Follow the instructions carefully. I first wired red to red & black to black, then realized I was not reading the directions. Red to black was called for on the instruction sheet then all worked well. Don't try to operate without the grease screen installed or the small switch won't allow the fan to activate. Take the time to caulk the extra space around the wall vent hole that Forest River cut out with a large router bit. Potential energy loss in this area averted with a 6oz tube of silicone. I also reversed the position of the switches on the front of the range hood to match the function of the SAM-1. Great product FOP!
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Old 05-17-2015, 09:22 AM   #23
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I thought that was understood, OC. However, when stored I am going to cut to fit, a piece of foam rubber and slip it into the vent opening to keep out wasps and mud daubers, that let me live on their property.
Just fabricate a pc of screen wire to fit the bottom of the vent and you don't have to remove anything to use the fan.
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That would be better OC. I need to get more screen.
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