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Old 12-17-2015, 10:55 PM   #11
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Well, no one has said they don't have it and don't miss it. Thanks for all the input.
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Old 12-17-2015, 11:01 PM   #12
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After camping for many years across many seasons in my Scamp with single-pane windows (and dealing with horrible condensation), I'm glad I have the double-pane windows and extra insulation in Ten Forward. I didn't get the foam however. December is the only month I don't camp... too much going on personally. But November and January can be wet and cold... not inside Ten Forward! YMMV
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Old 12-18-2015, 01:28 AM   #13
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I vote with Donna - probably because I live in the same place and for the same reasons!
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Old 12-18-2015, 05:17 PM   #14
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extra insulation and double glazed windows was an essential option for us as winter users of the trailer.
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Old 12-18-2015, 06:51 PM   #15
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extra insulation and double glazed windows was an essential option for us as winter users of the trailer.

Even when you don't winter camp, still a great idea. Cooler in the summer, quieter, and less condensation.
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Old 12-18-2015, 07:51 PM   #16
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Well, no one has said they don't have it and don't miss it. Thanks for all the input.
We purchased that option as well. No complaints. The last time we were at ETI, someone working there mentioned that it's their most popular option -- something like > 90% of buyers get it.
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Old 12-18-2015, 08:00 PM   #17
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One of the big reasons people buy insulation with the build is that putting it in later would be a lot of trouble. Not to mention the window expense. There is probably someone out there who regrets having insulation, but not many of us!
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Old 12-18-2015, 08:25 PM   #18
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We bought our unit used in early 2009 and it doesn't even have the tinted windows!
I wish that we had the extra insulation and double windows---but will try to put some of the extra insulation around the bottom this coming spring... Our two front side windows are changed to the little opening ones and they are tinted---but you make do with what you have...

If I was doing it gain--that would for sure be an option...
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Old 12-18-2015, 08:34 PM   #19
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Even when you don't winter camp, still a great idea. Cooler in the summer, quieter, and less condensation.
I think I'd have to agree that it's probably desirable to have the extra insulation and double glazed windows if you winter camp cutting down on condensation and such, but I'm still puzzled on how, with out air conditioning (AC), it's cooler and quieter in the summer. Without AC wouldn't the windows be open to make use of the fans? Wouldn't the open windows, the bathroom vent, the stove top vent, the MaxFan and possibly door, let the heat and noise in?
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Insulation may do even better at keeping the heat out in summer (with most windows closed and vents open a little) than keeping heat in, in cold weather. Depends on how much heat on the trailer in summer. Covering windows in summer is very important also to keep heat out.
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