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Old 09-13-2020, 10:48 PM   #1
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Swapping B/room fireplace for dresser drawers

2020 39RKFB, looking to see if anyone has any experience with removing the fireplace in the bedroom and replacing with drawer storage. On that note, any thoughts on why I shouldn’t remove the fireplace? TIA
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What kind of fireplace is it? Is it the electric one that comes with the unit new?
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Old 09-23-2020, 01:56 PM   #3
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2020 39RKFB, looking to see if anyone has any experience with removing the fireplace in the bedroom and replacing with drawer storage. On that note, any thoughts on why I shouldn’t remove the fireplace? TIA
No problem at all . not very deep but still extra room . it's your unit and you can modify as you like for your needs . nothing stopping you and no problems . just take care of the electric . maybe use it for more outlets or ???
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2020 39RKFB, looking to see if anyone has any experience with removing the fireplace in the bedroom and replacing with drawer storage. On that note, any thoughts on why I shouldn’t remove the fireplace? TIA
Your unit.....do as you please. However, a lot of electric fireplaces do not need a lot of depth to install, so I’d look behind to see if the drawers you want will actually accomplish anything.
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2020 39RKFB, looking to see if anyone has any experience with removing the fireplace in the bedroom and replacing with drawer storage. On that note, any thoughts on why I shouldn’t remove the fireplace? TIA
We had our propane furnace fan decide to disassemble itself about 4:45 AM on one 35-degree morning. If it were not for the fireplace, which is actually a 1,500 watt electric heater, we would have had to cancel the remaining three nights of the trip. We now carry a 1500/750 watt space heater as a supplemental heat source.

If you can keep from burning propane by using electric heat that will save you some money. But you may not camp any place where that is a concern.

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What kind of fireplace is it? Is it the electric one that comes with the unit new?
It’s the one that came with the unit (new), electric.
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No problem at all . not very deep but still extra room . it's your unit and you can modify as you like for your needs . nothing stopping you and no problems . just take care of the electric . maybe use it for more outlets or ???
Thanks for the reply. I do like the idea of more outlets.
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We had our propane furnace fan decide to disassemble itself about 4:45 AM on one 35-degree morning. If it were not for the fireplace, which is actually a 1,500 watt electric heater, we would have had to cancel the remaining three nights of the trip. We now carry a 1500/750 watt space heater as a supplemental heat source.

If you can keep from burning propane by using electric heat that will save you some money. But you may not camp any place where that is a concern.

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Thanks for the reply Ray. I do like the idea of the back up heat source and saving propane for the gen when boondocking.
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Your unit.....do as you please. However, a lot of electric fireplaces do not need a lot of depth to install, so I’d look behind to see if the drawers you want will actually accomplish anything.
Good tip. Thanks
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