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Old 06-09-2012, 09:45 AM   #1
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Fantastic Fan vs MaxxAir

Trying to decide if I want the fantastic fan in lieu of the maxx air fan on my 19'. Fantastic offers a clear double pane cover that eliminates condensation in the winter and the smoke cover is cool because it lets a lot of light inside both in day and at night you can see the stars. Fantastic also allows you to slow the speed with a resister kit approximately 50% for a quiet fan.
I have never used the Maxx Air and I'm not familiar with it's operation other than it allows use in the rain. But the hood is not clear or smoke and I'd think the light is restricted. Also can the speed be adjusted real slow? Thanks for your opinion.

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Old 06-09-2012, 09:58 AM   #2
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Re: Fantastic Fan vs MaxxAir

Hi: cpaharley... You can get a smoke covered MaxxFan. They are more than the clear/white ones. IMHO the MaxxFan is far superior to the Fantastic Fan. That's why I liked Escape trailers & 5.0 in particular, as Reace used the MaxxFan on them. You can even tow with them open as the rain hood has a lock feature too. Here's a pic. or two of the smoked one I installed on our former Boler. Alf
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Old 06-10-2012, 12:56 AM   #3
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Re: Fantastic Fan vs MaxxAir

The Maxx Fan has 10 speeds forward and reverse, controlled electronically. You can't blow the fuse when reversing it like some other fans. When you hit the reverse button, it slows to a stop, pauses and then starts in reverse. Also, it has a 'ceiling fan' mode. Close the lid and it circulates the air inside the trailer. Pretty cool.

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Old 06-10-2012, 10:34 AM   #4
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Re: Fantastic Fan vs MaxxAir

ok, I'l ask Reace to install the MaxxAir- like I said I never used one but it seems to be a better fan than Fantastic, so I'll go that route.
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Smoke tint cover(s)

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Hi: cpaharley... You can get a smoke covered MaxxFan. Here's a pic. or two of the smoked one I installed on our former Boler. Alf
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Finally got our smoked Maax Fan cover. Now it matches the smoked vent cover we replaced last year. 8)

Looks much better with the solar panels too - everything on top matches! Thanks cpaharley for the contact info for the Maax cover.
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Hi:LBaranyi... Yepper that looks really good seen from above. Did you take that shot from the "Fire escape"? Alf
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Finally got our smoked Maax Fan cover. Now it matches the smoked vent cover we replaced last year.
LBaranyai can you provide the part number ?
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Here you go,

James,

I apologize for the delay in responding to your request.

The price of the MaxxFan Deluxe Smoke Lid Assembly is as follows:

(1) 05-30520 $29.47
(1) Shipping to 17403 ZIP code $17.47

Sales tax will also be charged on this item.

If you wish to order the Smoke Lid please call Customer Service at 800.780.9893 x23 with a VISA or MasterCard for payment.
We will require a shipping address and serial number of the MaxxFan to ensure we ship the correct replacement lid.

Sincerely,

Gary Tremer
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Phone: 813.882.8282 Ext. 32
Fax: 813.876.2550
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Vent Covers cont'd

I also picked up these retractable shade screens at Walmart on clearance for $1.00. They clamp easily on the vent housing and help reduce the light even further plus shade the interior.
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