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Old 11-09-2011, 12:26 PM   #21
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Fireplace is a nice idea, but our trailer isn't big enough. We don't have slideouts. The only place I could even think of where one coulde go would under the stove top where the actual STOVE would go had we opted for that extra.
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Old 11-09-2011, 03:12 PM   #22
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Cheap heat????? Wholly cow $880 plus 5hr install. I must be missing something. How is that cheap? You can buy about 50 bottles of propane for that. About 15 yr supply of propane. TT will be worth less than cheap heat system then, possibly use on my boat as an anchor.
I guess you didn't read my follow-up post to OP's response.

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Old 11-09-2011, 03:22 PM   #23
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Yup, sure did, nothing to do with you. Just adding my 2 cents with you. I was intrigued by it's reference to "cheap". I will try not agree with you in the future ;-)
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Old 11-09-2011, 04:24 PM   #24
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I honestly don't like using the Gas Furnace we have in our Puma 23FB. Actually I don't like using Gas anything but the stove. Would be cool to remove GAS furnace and put something Electric in that could still connect to the floor ducts. Anything like this out there?
we installed one of these in our ac unit that turns it into a decent electric heater. couldn't be any simpler to install. it's not as warm of heat as the propane, but does the job. just takes longer to get to the temp you want. I figured it was cheap enough there was nothing to loose, and would be better to use the park electricity than propane.

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Old 11-17-2011, 06:59 PM   #25
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I just did a little checking and found out this heating element just plugs into a plug inside the Coleman 15,000 BTU AC. Thanks for the idea.
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I just found the installation for it on page 8 and 9 how to do it. If anyone wants the pdf document just email me. It looks like you just attach it in front of the AC coil and just plug in. The Thermostat controls are a little tricky but a easy MOD.
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Old 11-17-2011, 09:54 PM   #26
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This is what I did for $25
How deep is that fireplace?
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Old 11-17-2011, 10:59 PM   #27
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We use a small oil filled heater and just keep the ac fan on to circulate. Works good and safe around the kids....

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Old 11-18-2011, 10:30 AM   #28
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How deep is that fireplace?

Can't remember the exact dimensions, but I'm guessing 6-8".
The height was an exact fit for the space somewher around 22-24". The fit is snug from top to bottom. I have no fasteners to keep in in place. The width allowed me enough space toaccess the video and cable outlets as well as the electrical outlet.
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Old 11-21-2011, 10:36 PM   #29
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hello every one.
i was wondering if anyone knows about installing an on demand water heater? i know they have them in houses and the little 6 gallon water heater in my trailer doesnt seem to be enough. just an idea i wanted to bounce a out the experienced campers. looking forward to hearing from you guys
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Old 11-22-2011, 12:07 AM   #30
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Check out RV on demand water heaters. They now come in a size that will replace your 6 gal. heater.
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