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Old 07-16-2019, 05:27 PM   #1
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Cooling fan

Looking for ideas on some type of cooling fan to use at night while sleeping. I don't have head room for a ceiling fan and not real crazy about a pedestal fan for the RV. I have mounted one of those 12 volt silver two speed metal fans but makes a little more noise than I desire. I want something I can mount that will blow on us at night and was hoping maybe some of you have crossed this same trail. Thanks for any feedback.
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Old 07-16-2019, 06:49 PM   #3
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I put this Maxx-Air fan in the bedroom vent opening. It will blow in or out, is super quiet on 7 of the 10 speeds, turns off if the temp gets lower than you set it and back on when it gets warm again and will operate as a ceiling fan if you need to keep the lid closed due to rain or campfire smoke. Best upgrade I have done yet.
https://www.amazon.com/Maxxair-00045...9B3BAVD13ZSPHR
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Old 07-17-2019, 08:16 AM   #4
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Fantastic

Fantastic makes a good vent fan as well. There are models with different features. I have one mounted in a free standing box frame. I plug into a 12 volt outlet and set it where ever it is convenient. I don't find the need to run it higher the setting "1" on the dial.
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Old 07-17-2019, 04:29 PM   #5
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We have this fan at home: https://www.o2-cool.com/FD10002A?page_id=845

It is smallish and pretty quiet and runs off a AC wall adapter or batteries.
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Portable battery fan

I use mainly dewalt power tools. They produce a good fan and given I have all the various batteries and chargers it works out good.

https://www.dewalt.ca/en-ca/products...l-only/dce511b

All the major tool companies produce a fan model and flashlights
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Old 07-25-2019, 06:53 PM   #7
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We have been eyeballing this fan for the same purpose.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...KIKX0DER&psc=1
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With this idea in mind I bought a:

Caframo Bora 12V Marine 3 Speed Fan, White, Small

but it's too small to make a breeze from 6 or 8 feet away. So my take on it would be to find a larger one you could mount on the wall or side of a cabinet. I'd also entertain something that could fit in a window opening.

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I just bought this one but haven't received it yet. Inexpensive and can be mounted close to the head of the bed and will cool both sides or just one.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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I just bought this one but haven't received it yet. Inexpensive and can be mounted close to the head of the bed and will cool both sides or just one.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
I had ordered and just received yesterday the exact same thing. I watched a couple of youtube videos on guys using them. I just need to work out mounting it upside down. Thanks
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Old 08-02-2019, 12:54 PM   #11
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So I tried out that fan, and for me, it's too loud. It's not that it's loud, but it has a high pitched sound that definitely annoys me. Back to Amazon with it. I bought a very large computer box fan and a PWM controller that I was going to use for the stove exhaust vent, and will experiment with those.
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