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Old 02-06-2013, 12:53 PM   #21
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Old 02-06-2013, 08:15 PM   #22
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I believe the profile height is taller on the Cub if that makes a difference. Someday I am going to investigate the option of slowing down my AC fan speed with a resistor. I believe the white noise is enough inside to allow someone to make off with my tow vehicle without a shot fired.
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Old 02-06-2013, 08:19 PM   #23
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If you can hook up a digital thermostat with 2 fan speeds that would help, I had one on another trailer so they are available.
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Old 02-06-2013, 09:21 PM   #24
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I believe the profile height is taller on the Cub if that makes a difference. Someday I am going to investigate the option of slowing down my AC fan speed with a resistor. I believe the white noise is enough inside to allow someone to make off with my tow vehicle without a shot fired.
The problem with slowing down the fan is it may cause the coils to freeze.
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:00 PM   #25
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Just a quick note that the Polar Cub w/o the heater strip option can easily be retrofitted. $44.95 + shipping got me part# 9233-4551 which included the heater strip and a new knob for the existing fan switch indicating the heat position.

The neat thing with the Polar Cub (maybe the Dometic is the same) is the unit is already prewired for this option. You have to remove the interior air distribution cowling from the trailer ceiling (4 screws) and PLUG IN the heater to an existing socket and tighten a set screw to keep the heater coil in place. 30 mins start to finish.

The existing thermostat on the unit already has the cooling AND heating settings range (blue and red) and the fan switch has the heat position masked with a knob with two low fan only positions.

My likes..

5460 BTU'S so just under 50% of the furnace out put.

No portable electric space heater and cord cluttering up the floor area and taking up storage space.

Steady fan noise.. identical to using the AC on low minus the compressor (and furnace) cycling.

Powerful AC fan distributing heated air is keeping condensation at zero in the far reaches of the trailer.

Getting much more use out of the Polar Cub investment that is already sitting on the roof waiting for the few fleeting hot days of summer.
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:02 PM   #26
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Several good observations, Robert, thanks for sharing.
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:28 PM   #27
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Several good observations, Robert, thanks for sharing.
I'll also add its great being a bit of a carbon hog sitting inside enjoying a cool one with just the screen door closed on a coolish breezy day. Just wearing a short sleeve polo shirt watching afternoon baseball. Im really getting good use out of my unmetered 30A connection. Kind of like driving a convertible with the top down and AC on
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:33 PM   #28
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Or driving with the top down at night with the heat on!!
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Or driving with the top down at night with the heat on!!
There you go.. Im not the only one
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:37 PM   #30
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I see you are camping right now, I just checked out your CG, I was in Banff one time 10 years ago, fell in love with the place. This cg looks real nice. I'm hoping one day to take a train across Canada, it is on my bucket list.
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