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Old 07-29-2018, 06:43 PM   #1
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16 Fury 2910 floor insulation

Just bought and am suspicious about the use in colder weather. Appears all furnace ducting is in living areas in bottom of cabinets. Also only bottom seal is between frames from front to front of toy hauler area. So, from frame to outside skirting is not enclosed. No heat in belly area. Can't believe this would stand up to cold temps as currently configured. Looking for ideas and advice on how to resolve this. I'm not talking about sub zero but possible teens and twenties. Thanks, Roger

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Old 07-29-2018, 07:08 PM   #2
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Most campers are not 4 seasons rated. 3 seasons at best. Any use below freezing temps for any extended period of time requires work and planning. Short periods below freezing at night may be ok if temps during the day climb above freezing. Long periods of minus freezing temps require "higher" end units with specific "artic" or winter packages.

Water freezes at "freezing" that's the only temp that matters. Below that you are at risk.

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Old 07-30-2018, 01:57 PM   #3
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Floor insulation

Prime Time brochure clearly states under "Thermal Package" that the underbelly is heated and enclosed as well as the water lines. What I am looking for is someone who has had some experience with this type of unit in colder weather. Thanks, Roger
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Old 07-30-2018, 02:11 PM   #4
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I have a 2016 Prime 2910 but can't tell you about below 0 temps. we go to Florida in the winter and have it winterized till we get there. How cold are we talking. If the bottom is heated. All you will have to worry about is the water supply hose.
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Old 07-30-2018, 04:41 PM   #5
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Fury floor insulation

A bit of history. Purchased from original owner who had used only briefly twice. Unit looks like new with many factory stickers still attached. When I pulled unit home I went through a rain storm and ended up with lots of water in the underbelly. After checking I found the coroplast was sagging at exterior attachments and front Jack's had been mounted by cutting large holes in the coroplast without any attempt to seal the belly. Further checking turned up holes through the frame in the generator area and assorted other issues not related to the underbelly. I have taken care of most of the problems with the exception of heat in the belly area. As now configured none of the heat ducts run through the underbelly and I wonder if this is the norm for this type of unit? My expectations are to be able to use the trailer in temps of low to mid twenties at night and above freezing in day. Other trailers I have owned of similiar design have withstood temps in the mid teens without freezing up. This one, I have serious doubts about.
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Old 07-30-2018, 05:05 PM   #6
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We do not camp often in below freezing temps but we do it at times. Our underbelly is open with the insulation at the floor level instead. Personally I hate enclosed underbelly's. I would not want to camp for extended periods with temps below freezing though.

We have never had anything freeze yet with the exception of the outside hose.


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