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Old 04-16-2019, 06:15 PM   #1
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Replace analogue thermostat with digital

I sleep with my head right below the thermostat. The thermostat would wake me each time it cycled on and off. I finally replaced it with this non-programmable digital Honeywell, which works well. Got it at Home Depot. Simple installation, as I recall.
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I know the feeling. Hard, isn't it, removing that mousetrap off the wallet? And to think it only took you 10 years to do it.
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Old 04-16-2019, 06:28 PM   #3
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I know the feeling. Hard, isn't it, removing that mousetrap off the wallet? And to think it only took you 10 years to do it.

When the Home Depot assistant came over to help, I expressed dismay at the price as I had seen the US price online. She asked me what I thought would be fair and then took me to cash and sold it for that price. It was some sort of customer satisfaction program they were running at the time.
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Great idea for a thread!!

I couldn't find the model you used (RTH5100B) on homedepot.ca, but did see this model that looks quite slick for only CAD$53.
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Great idea for a thread!!

I couldn't find the model you used (RTH5100B) on homedepot.ca, but did see this model that looks quite slick for only CAD$58.

The one you linked to shows as $53 now.
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The one you linked to shows as $53 now.
I can't conclude that wasn't an input error... I have updated the post!
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I’m glad this is a thread. It’s embarrassing that the mechanical thermostats are still installed in trailers when one opts for no A/C. They shouldn’t even be in the junk drawer. At almost $30 US for one you are more than halfway to a non-programmable digital.
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I’m glad this is a thread. It’s embarrassing that the mechanical thermostats are still installed in trailers when one opts for no A/C. They shouldn’t even be in the junk drawer. At almost $30 US for one you are more than halfway to a non-programmable digital.
Dave we did get AC and received the mechanical thermostat . It went buy , buy fast and changed to a digital $ 21 lighted thermostat . Pat
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Dave we did get AC and received the mechanical thermostat . It went buy , buy fast and changed to a digital $ 21 lighted thermostat . Pat
Yes, the older trailers had A/C controls on the unit and a mechanical heater thermostat. Maybe some even had two thermostats. Newer trailers with A/C and heat have the functions combined on the Dometic digital thermostat.
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At almost $30 US for one you are more than halfway to a non-programmable digital.
I stand corrected. The digital thermostats can be found cheaper than the mechanical. These are nice compact ones that I have used:
Heating and cooling:
https://www.amazon.com/Lux-Products-...17962577&psc=1

Heating only:
https://www.supplyhouse.com/Lux-PSD0...nly-Thermostat
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