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Old 05-25-2019, 09:34 PM   #1
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What a difference with the AC's.

It was muggy & hit 90-degrees today. Our 3 AC's kept the interior a perfect 72-degrees inside. They even cycled on/off. We were in full sun & I couldn't deploy the large awning to shade that side of the coach due to the winds. But the smaller window awnings (which were cinched down) helped I'm sure.

Our prior Bounder would've strugged to keep the interior at 78-80 & both AC's would've been running non-stop.

Thumbs up for the better insulation on the Phaeton.


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Yep better insulation and "3 AC" would make a huge difference.

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Tiffin, Entegra and Newmar are the best insulated rigs of the current production units. My 10 yr old CC is also well insulated.
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Yet those brands use different type insulation, ridge foam and glass batts !
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45k btu's help and the fact that it can be pre-cooled while driving in helps the coach crowd a bunch - with our high end 5'er we got rid of, used to unhook, plug in, turn ac's to full freeze and leave for three hours !!!
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Hope there is some voltage left for the poor guy with 30 amps, 3 ac and washer & dryer pull lots of juice
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50% more cooling power helps a lot. Glad you nice and comfy!
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That’s good to read.
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Yep. Three ACs are a good thing. In extreme heat (Phoenix, Palm Springs) the magnashade on the windshield makes a big difference.

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