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Old 06-26-2013, 10:52 PM   #611
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we have been looking at the crusader 360BHS but after many nights of looking at how big the camper is and how much it ways i think my families saftey is more eimportant. we have a 2006 cummins 2500 long bed 2WD and it has towed a 25' puma rear living for about 8 years. 3 kids latter it is time to upgrade. we need a lrge bunk house camper but everything that i have found is to large for my truck does anyone have any sugestions. i would like to stay with a 5er cause im a large fellow 6'1" 225# and i would like to fit in the shower. i would like to hear from people that are curently or have towed larger 5er's with diesel 3/4 tons. we live in louisiana and most of our camping will be no more that 3hrs away except for the ocasional yearly trip to some hilly country.
I tow a Sabre 34TBOK with a F250 CC 4x4 V10, and it pulls great. I did add airbags to help smooth out the bumps. There had only been one hill (and it was in a campground at no speed) that caused me any stress on pulling. The second time at the same hill was no problem, just needed to realize what I needed to do. My 34tbok is 39' + long and just over 13K wet weight headed to camp for a week.
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Old 06-26-2013, 10:58 PM   #612
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Has anyone experienced the bedroom AC short cycling, and has anyone experienced condensation on the bedroom and full bath AC vents? What is the solution? I left the unit at the campground, so I haven't got to tinker to see what the issue could be.
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Old 06-26-2013, 11:09 PM   #613
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Can you describe "short cycling"? We might have...

Definitely HAVE condensation issues out of all of our vents. Was actually pretty bad this last trip. I didn't remember it being this bad last year, but it DID happen then, too. I remember one night my leg got dripped on while sleeping.
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Old 06-26-2013, 11:38 PM   #614
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Can you describe "short cycling"? We might have...

Definitely HAVE condensation issues out of all of our vents. Was actually pretty bad this last trip. I didn't remember it being this bad last year, but it DID happen then, too. I remember one night my leg got dripped on while sleeping.
The short cycling was the unit turning off then right back on within a minute. it would sometimes do it back to back. I'll pay closer attention when we get there tomorrow. I think the fan may have been in "on" mode instead of "auto" thru part of the cycling.
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I have noticed that. Usually when the AC cycles from high to low and then it will kick off and on a few times. It has been in auto mode and I haven't been to worried about it. It never has done it when the fan has been running at hi speed, just low. After a cycle or two it shut down for fifteen minutes or so. Noticed it while at Disney a couple weeks ago.
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Sounds familiar- wife mentioned it seemed weird to her this past trip.

Does anyone have any thoughts as to the condensation? Why's it doing it? And what can we do to lessen it?
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Noticed that same condensation on ours too today...some in the bathroom that didn't seem surprising, but some also in the kitchen...
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Old 06-27-2013, 07:34 AM   #618
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Noticed that same condensation on ours too today...some in the bathroom that didn't seem surprising, but some also in the kitchen...
We've had it in all- bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and bunkhouse.
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Old 06-27-2013, 08:22 AM   #619
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Sounds familiar- wife mentioned it seemed weird to her this past trip.

Does anyone have any thoughts as to the condensation? Why's it doing it? And what can we do to lessen it?
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We're down in very humid FL @ the beach & we experienced condensation issue ourselves...what I found for a solution was keeping our bathroom vent closed & the fan off, as soon as I implemented with this...all vents went dry & air temp felt better in camper...
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Old 06-27-2013, 08:24 AM   #620
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At first it was the seal on my main slide but now is also on the bedroom and bunkhouse. My theory is they stick to the edge of the slide when it is in and pull out of the groove when extended. It seems worse on the main slide since there is a bowing effect where the platform of the RV and skirt meet. I did see where someone suggested putting baby powder on the seal to keep it from sticking..
I always use "slide lube", a spray on foam for rv rubber seals on slides...makes it slick & a lot less sticky, I apply to our campers about 4x/year...
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