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Old 05-12-2013, 10:49 AM   #15
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Sounds pretty unanimous.. I've emailed the dealer to have the valances and curtains swapped out so I can get the upgraded windows.
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Old 05-13-2013, 10:08 AM   #16
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I would not buy an RV without insulated (double pane) windows! Makes a big difference in the heating and cooling and you don't have to worry about ice or moisture buildup on the windows inside the RV! JMHO

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Old 05-13-2013, 10:40 AM   #17
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I guess it's almost unanimous. Dual pane all the way. They help with heat and cold. After many years, some seals may fail and you get fogging, but your are looking at new. Do yourself a favor, go dual pane.
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Old 05-14-2013, 12:19 PM   #18
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I looked at a Fleetwood Storm 32bh today and the one with the interior I like only has single pane windows. The other 32bh storms on the lot have double paned windows, but the interior colors aren't what we want. They are all the same price. I know that the dual paned windows are an upgrade from Fleetwood for $588. I've read that the dual pane windows insulate better, make the motorhome more quiet, etc. The downsides are condensation between the panes, fogging, etc. What's the ground truth with this? Are the dual pane windows worth making a trade-off in some way? Do people swear by them or do they just not make much of a difference? Thanks.
fleetwood dual windows are crap,i have one
if you travel when it's cold yes dual pain
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Old 05-14-2013, 12:25 PM   #19
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I wouldn't buy a rig without dual pane windows. Ours are now 11 years old and no creeping seals or fogging at all on any of them.
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Old 05-14-2013, 12:26 PM   #20
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fleetwood dual windows are crap,i have one
if you travel when it's cold yes dual pain
I sure hate to hear that. So far my '08 dual panes are like new. Apologize if it's in your profile - but doesn't show on my iPhone - what year is your Fleetwood? Original windows?
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Old 05-14-2013, 12:37 PM   #21
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My vote is also for the double pane insulated glass.
My coach is 17 years old with 130k miles.
The seals/separators, on the bottom of two panes, began "creeping" at 50k and have continued to get worse over the years/miles.
As of now neither have "fogged".
The remaining 16 panes are fine.
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Old 05-14-2013, 12:55 PM   #22
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Sorry to disagree, but seems like a lot of the positive comments are coming from those "dry states"! My driver side front sliding window has been replaced, and the other stationary pane is fogging pretty bad. And I don't like how the view is distorted by two panes of glass when looking at the mirrors, especially at night. But, all my other windows are dbl pane, mostly without problems, but that's fine and they're worth it and I wouldn't want it any different. But, I'm changing out those front two with a thick single pane.
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Falcon190 - I have whiplash. I think you disagreed and agreed in the same breath.

But I hear what you're saying. Lol.
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Ditto on our '05 Bounder.
Most windows on my 05 Bounder are fogging! Thanks
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Have had both. Difference is significant. I wish I could get a double pane windshield......lots of cold in the winter, and heat in the summer from that thing.
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Dual pane windows do make a huge difference in both cooling and heating. Mine are tinted and sitting beside a unit with single pane, my air conditioner will run half as much as the one with single pane. I have no fogged ones yet, but some of the inner seals have moved to new locations which doesn't affect the function or the use of the window. Like in a house, through time, some will fog up.
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Most windows on my 05 Bounder are fogging! Thanks
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I guess we're just lucky. We have had no problems with any of the windows... (the closest smiley i could find for "knock on wood")!

Unless you want to talk about those aggravating day/night shades that cover the windows.. .not thats a different story!
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