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Old 08-07-2017, 10:54 AM   #1
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No duct heat?

I ordered my grey wolf 27dbs it comes in soon. My question is in the cool weather, is there any problems with not having ducted heat vents, or does the furnace heat seem even through out the trailer?
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Old 08-07-2017, 08:36 PM   #2
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You can set your a/c fan to on and it will pull in the warm air and distribute it through the ducts if needed. On my 26dbh I don't have a problem though inly using the lower vents. One is by the front door and i can point it towards the bedroom so there is fairly good circulation. The vents move quite a bit of air.
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Old 08-07-2017, 08:38 PM   #3
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So there is a few vents then
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Old 08-07-2017, 08:47 PM   #4
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Looking at the pics of one here it looks like the furnace is under the stove. There's a heat duct on the right side of the pantry (i.e., just to the left of the slideout bunk/sofa), so I'm guessing there's another one at the end of the countertop by the entry door, blowing towards the bed.

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Old 08-08-2017, 12:27 AM   #5
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Hey Darrin, 2017 27DBS here, I think I already commented on another post of yours about the heat situation. The cool nights here in Tennessee and the cool nights in Ontario might be a "little" different to say the least but in the winter here, 20's and 30's I ran mine to see how it would heat and it did fine.......except for the bathroom....no heat in the bathroom so it was kind of cool in there. But there is a plug in there so you can plug in a small heater and probably be good.
I also am going to add another vent in the area under the stove where you can access the furnace and see there are unused knockouts on the furnace. I plan on knocking out the one right on the front there and adding a vent right on the wooden access panel right there to help distribute the heat throughout the camper.....
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Old 08-08-2017, 08:31 AM   #6
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Hey Darrin, 2017 27DBS here, I think I already commented on another post of yours about the heat situation. The cool nights here in Tennessee and the cool nights in Ontario might be a "little" different to say the least but in the winter here, 20's and 30's I ran mine to see how it would heat and it did fine.......except for the bathroom....no heat in the bathroom so it was kind of cool in there. But there is a plug in there so you can plug in a small heater and probably be good.
I also am going to add another vent in the area under the stove where you can access the furnace and see there are unused knockouts on the furnace. I plan on knocking out the one right on the front there and adding a vent right on the wooden access panel right there to help distribute the heat throughout the camper.....
Just a precaution: That grill under your stove is the cold air return. You don't want to put a hot air vent too near to that or you'll just be short-circuiting your hot air back into the furnace. That's why the two vents you do have are run out to the sides as far as they could take them. Also, keep in mind that any air flow to your "new" vent will rob air flow from the existing vents.

Good luck.
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Thanks for the info Rockfordroo! Maybe I'll look for a different place for the vent, I was hoping to find a vent that I could open or close depending on the situation.
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