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Old 05-09-2016, 12:09 PM   #1
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Trying to decide if I want a front to window in a 21 foot. Does this window present a problem temperature wise ? Difference between making it a regular or thermal ? Is it worth it ?
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Old 05-09-2016, 04:46 PM   #2
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You can't make that window thermal. Susan whined about not having it but when I told her they could put one in when we visit ETI soon she changed her tune.

Another personal choice thing ultimately.
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Old 05-09-2016, 08:09 PM   #3
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We have it. We like it. You lose the little shelf across and above the head of the bed, but we like letting in the daylight. Yesterday afternoon three of us holed up in our 21 during a rain shower. It was lovely to be able to look out.

We do drop the rock guard at night, although we don't completely close it 'til we're ready to travel again: that sucker is hard to pry open.

I don't have enough experience with it yet to say if it affects interior temperature. I suppose if we were in very cold weather we'd just leave the rock guard down, if we thought having it open would affect the indoor temp. YMMV
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Old 05-09-2016, 10:44 PM   #4
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Trying to decide if I want a front to window in a 21 foot. Does this window present a problem temperature wise ? Difference between making it a regular or thermal ? Is it worth it ?
We sit up and read in bed so we have no window and we omitted the shelf. Keep in mind that if you want to sit up with your back there, you would have a window there that you would be sitting against. Many people do not care to sit up against that wall, but we did. You could use large pillows or something there if you had a window.
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We went with no window as we like it dark until time to get up. Also, the 2014 style windows have a spool at each lower corner to tension the blinds that is a real back-stabber as it sticks out a couple of inches.
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Old 05-09-2016, 11:17 PM   #6
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Thank you. This was very helpful. Craig.
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Old 05-12-2016, 09:03 PM   #7
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Saw a pic of it the other day on a 21. Looks pretty small to be a front window. Does not look proportional to the trailers height and width.
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Saw a pic of it the other day on a 21. Looks pretty small to be a front window. Does not look proportional to the trailers height and width.
Well, of course not. It's not a stock feature, but an option. Because of where the bathroom is located, if you choose the front window option on a 21, it's a small one at the head of the bed, and it's also not centered.
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Old 05-13-2016, 01:08 AM   #9
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Thanks. You just saved me $300.00 dollars. That's why you need a DVD or to see one of these in person.
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