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Old 05-11-2012, 06:41 PM   #1
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Smile Bunk lights, add-a-room; worth getting?

We just picked up our brand new trailer yesterday and are in love! Two features we thought we wanted, but weren't included were the add-a-room and bunk lights.

Do dealers have these in stock? Is there a cheap place online to get them? Are they even worth the search?
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Old 05-11-2012, 08:07 PM   #2
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bunk light/fan combos are well worth it. check Ebay for the best prices. does your popup have the outlets to plug them into?

not a fan of add-a-room but we don't have a lot of insect issues out on the West Coast.
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I never thought of ebay! We have outlets for them from what I can tell up on the ceiling lights.
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Old 05-11-2012, 09:14 PM   #4
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Congratulations on picking up your new trailer!

Not speaking from experience but from what I have read the add-a-room takes a bit of effort to put up. If used regularly it would be worth the investment otherwise a regular easy-up canopy might be easier and quicker to put up.

When you see someone with one why not ask how it's working out? Bet you get the good & bad options on it.
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Old 05-11-2012, 09:16 PM   #5
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The outlets for the fan/lights are 1/4" jacks. They look like headphone jacks from a home stereo, not an I-pod. And yes I would say they are worth it as far as air circulation goes.
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I would recommend the bunk lights but the add a room is a PITA to put up and take down. When we had out PU we invested in a good quality screen room to take with us. it went up easier and had more room then the add a room.
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Old 05-11-2012, 10:20 PM   #7
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The shipping from ebay to Canada is something crazy like $40. I do think I'll buy one and see how it goes but need to find someone with reasonable shipping charges.

Those are definitely the right jacks for the bunk lights. I was looking at those, wondering what they were for.

Thank you so much for your help! My husband is the one who really wanted the screen room, I had heard that they were a pain.
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Old 05-11-2012, 10:55 PM   #8
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They are available from your local dealer. The price in the coast distribution cat. are
light and fan combo $66.95 p/n12422 and the light only is $37.95 p/n 12251. The prices listed are Canadian prices.
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Congrats on the new camper and the fan/lights are worth having.
Have fun in the new camper.
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Old 05-12-2012, 10:28 PM   #10
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Thank you for your help. I think I can get them cheaper on ebay than if I were to buy from the dealer, even with crazy shipping.

Is there a certain brand that I should be looking for or are they all the same brand?
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