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Old 08-27-2014, 04:03 PM   #31
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I think everyone here are much better sleepers than us. I know there is probably another thread on this but is it safe to use one of those small ceramic heaters with the windows cracked a bit? They are pretty quiet.
I seem to recall during the orientation, Rhonda turned on the furnace and it didn't seem that loud, but when we used it - much louder, I was hoping there was a high and low setting for the fan, couldn't find one.
if we are hooked up to a current bush, we will use a pelonis cube heater. As far as I know, it is safe. It is quieter than the furnace, and uses the campground's electricity as opposed to your propane.
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Old 08-27-2014, 05:32 PM   #32
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I agree. If warmth and quiet are your goal, you can't beat the electric cube heater. But if all you want to do is take the chill out of the air in the morning, the ac strip is perfect. You sleep with the cube heater and wake up with the ac strip. The fan in the air conditioner isn't any louder than the furnace.
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Old 08-27-2014, 05:41 PM   #33
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I sleep with my head below the thermostat.
I wake up when it clicks on, and lay there waiting for the furnace to do its thing. Haven't gotten used to it yet.
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Old 08-27-2014, 06:25 PM   #34
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Jim, didn't you install one of those Broan heaters? I seem to recall a post about the installation
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Old 08-27-2014, 06:34 PM   #35
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I sleep with my head below the thermostat.
I wake up when it clicks on, and lay there waiting for the furnace to do its thing. Haven't gotten used to it yet.
Have you thought about getting a digital thermostat? I don't recall hearing the original thermostat, but we replaced with a $20.00 digital one and it seems to have less temperature swing to it
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Old 08-27-2014, 06:36 PM   #36
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Jim, didn't you install one of those Broan heaters? I seem to recall a post about the installation
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Yes, in my 19 and in my 21……..both are working great…...
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Old 08-27-2014, 06:43 PM   #37
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Yes, in my 19 and in my 21……..both are working great…...
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Where did you install it on the 19? The only place I could put it would be on the passenger side under the bench as we keep the front dinette made up as a bed. Would have to work out how to power there, shouldn't be a problem as there is an outlet above on the bulkhead.
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Old 08-27-2014, 07:05 PM   #38
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Here is the thread on my 19 install Planned modifications for my 19'
go to post#94 and see the pictures. Yes, I tapped into the outlet under the dinette, installed a switch and then power to the fan.
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Old 08-27-2014, 07:29 PM   #39
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Here is the thread on my 19 install Planned modifications for my 19'
go to post#94 and see the pictures. Yes, I tapped into the outlet under the dinette, installed a switch and then power to the fan.
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I was really worried about the noise from the furnace because of what people had written. But our experience has been that it isn't so bad. We reach up like Baglo said, turn it on, the trailer heats up and we turn it off. However the thermostat itself is a problem. It sticks and we always feel like we're going to break it. We plan to replace it.
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