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Old 05-30-2018, 02:52 PM   #101
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Hmm I do have the auto-level system I will have to look at that control panel to see if it provides any useful battery status.
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Old 05-30-2018, 02:53 PM   #102
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My 2014 2500TS came with the factory ladder. No leaks, no issues. Allows me the roof access without worrying about bringing a ladder.
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Did not know there was room for a ladder there !!!
You might some day need it !!!
I worry we have no way to get on the roof what we are on the road !!!
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Old 05-31-2018, 12:02 AM   #103
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I have 480 watts of Zamp solar panels on the roof, and at the moment I use the solar charger readout which covers everything including amp hours.
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Old 05-31-2018, 09:44 AM   #104
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cooling capacity

The question has been posed many times, how much AC do you need. It is hard to find the requirements for RV AC units. The FIRST thing you look at in a household window unit it square footage of the room. A 25' long interior RV space with no slides is about 200 sq foot. Adding 3 slides like ours might add another 75 sq feet. Looking at a chart for hh units like this one https://learn.compactappliance.com/b...ng-calculator/

it calls for 7000 BTU's to cool 300 Sq ft. And this assumes 8 foot ceilings so RV's usually have less cubic footage to cool. But of course the insulation is not equal to a stick built home either. I looked briefly for any estimation of square footage ratings on RV AC and didn't come up with it. Maybe someone on the forum has found it?

But it seems like one 15000 BTU unit is double the requirement of the size required for a 300 sq ft space in a house and should do a decent job in normal outdoor temps for a well built RV OF course if you are going to Phoenix or Vegas in the summer, all bets are off, but personally I wouldn't be caught dead there at that time of year.

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Old 05-31-2018, 01:02 PM   #105
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Old 02-03-2019, 04:11 PM   #106
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My 3011 is good to drive i even pull a 20 foot enclosed trailer with my ATVís in it through the foot hills of alberta
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