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Old 09-29-2016, 01:03 AM   #1
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Winter help!!

Hi , I am currently staying in a 1986 Winnebago Itaska. I live in Fairbanks Alaska and the temperature is dropping. I do not use the water system or the furnace system . All I use is a plug-in electric heater. It got pretty chilly last night and my little heater is not going to make it the winter. I've visquined the windows and there is a constant draft from the cab and from underneath the two couches in the back.

Please any advice would be greatly appreciated! ( I thought about Visquining off the cab from the rest of the motorhome but idk if I can do a "Visquine wall" like that) any ideas would be appreciated !!
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The draft from the cab , may be air coming through the heater ; A/C in the dash and will probably need to seal off the inlet air .
Are you in a spot where you could seal off the RV to the ground ; to stop wind from blowing underneath ?
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The draft from the cab , may be air coming through the heater ; A/C in the dash and will probably need to seal off the inlet air .
Are you in a spot where you could seal off the RV to the ground ; to stop wind from blowing underneath ?
Yes I have skirted the outside around the bottom. Floor still very cold
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I spent a winter in my Motorhome in KAnsas City back in 91 and I had an external propane tank, skirting around the outside, heated water hose and a 60watt bulb in the back of the refer compartment.
I could not imagine Fairbanks for the winter. The electric heater will not carry you thru the winter. Is there anyway to have a bigger propane tank delivered for the furnace? Please let us know how you make out as the temps fall.
Take care up there.
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I picked up some materials today. Hopefully it helps.
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