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Old 06-02-2015, 01:36 AM   #11
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Open the window and the roof vent in the bath - airflow without using power and no noise..........
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Old 06-02-2015, 03:10 AM   #12
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How important is an opening window in the bathroom? Seems like the roof fan would do the job. Thoughts?

Thanks for all the helpful info!
Bath window can be used to put a hose through and use wand in the black tank. Otherwise you are coming through the door with it. Or the roof.
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Old 06-02-2015, 08:56 AM   #13
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How important is an opening window in the bathroom? Seems like the roof fan would do the job. Thoughts?

Thanks for all the helpful info!

I commented to my wife how nice and bright the bathroom was in daytime thanks to this optional window. No regrets here.

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Old 06-02-2015, 09:25 AM   #14
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Bath window can be used to put a hose through and use wand in the black tank. Otherwise you are coming through the door with it. Or the roof.
So true! And makes cleaning the sensors an easy task at campgrounds before heading home since water hookup is on that side of the trailer.
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Old 06-02-2015, 03:30 PM   #15
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How important is an opening window in the bathroom? Seems like the roof fan would do the job. Thoughts?

Thanks for all the helpful info!
Two things about this window that sold me on it. One it provides more light, and you can run a hose through to help clean out your black tank.
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Old 06-02-2015, 04:37 PM   #16
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Great insider info. Thanks to all!
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Old 06-02-2015, 06:58 PM   #17
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We have a 17B that we picked up Sept 30, 2014. We ordered the screen room and have yet to use it. But we are just entering our first buggy season so we may use it soon. However, when we do use the awning, we usually roll it up before leaving the campsite or going to bed which I didn't really consider before ordering the screen room.
I wish we had ordered a light directly over the center of the rear table. When we ordered the trailer we were sure we would use the front dinette as our main table but it turns out the rear dinette is our main table and the front dinette provides a storage space for the Costco topper we use on the rear dinette. The view out the back is much better and the table is more solid than the front.
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Old 06-02-2015, 07:03 PM   #18
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Hang in there; somewhere on this forum someone posted a thread (this year) about adding on overhead light where they wanted it. They ordered the light and had a wooden mounting block made they used as a template to cut away the overhead liner, then epoxied the block to the fiberglass after running the power wires to the location, and installed the light. ETI runs the wiring up the rear corners underneath the vertical corner pads to the overhead cabinets, so you could tap into those lines.
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Old 06-02-2015, 07:12 PM   #19
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However, when we do use the awning, we usually roll it up before leaving the campsite or going to bed which I didn't really consider before ordering the screen room.
My understanding is that the screen room prevents wind from getting under the awning and causing it to act like wing. I've not worried about it, but I've only used the room a couple of times.
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Old 06-02-2015, 07:57 PM   #20
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This is fun! Okay, here's an easy one. What is the 1500W inverter and is it worth $550? I assume it's about DC to AC or something but I can't figure it out.
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