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Old 10-21-2011, 06:40 PM   #1
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MaxxAir II Vent Cover

Do any of you guys use the MaxAir II vent covers over your kitchen vent/fan? I know the MaxxAir people want you to use the Fan/Mate vent cover, but is it really worth 2 times the price of the MaxAir II? It also seems the installation is much simpler for the MaxxAirII. It seems that they recommend installing the Fan/Mate into the roof, while the MaxAir II can just be screwed into the flange.

Can I get away with just using the MaxxAir II?

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Old 10-21-2011, 07:13 PM   #2
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I have used the first design (around $35.00) on the last three coach's. All had the fantastic fan. Never had one problem with any of them. I installed three on one coach. I have one on the coach I have now and will install two more on the remaining vents.

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Old 10-21-2011, 07:24 PM   #3
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Thanks for the response. FYI, Camping World has them (MaxxAir II's) on sale for $34.99 with free shipping. I think I am going to stick with them and hold off on the vent/mate.
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Old 10-21-2011, 07:47 PM   #4
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I installed two FAN/MATE covers on the fans on my 2010 40G Discovery as that is what the dealer recommended. I bought them about a year ago but didn't pay anywhere near $70 and got free shipping at that time. They were a breeze to install and existing vent cover opens almost all the way. You CAN as stated, leave the vent open during a rain, and while your on the road.

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Old 10-25-2011, 08:06 PM   #5
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x2 what tmmk90 said. I've left the vents open in some pretty good rains wind and haven't gotten any water inside the coach.
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Old 10-27-2011, 03:25 PM   #6
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Just installed a Camco version on the MH for all 3 vents, this includes the kitchen "Fantastic Fan" vent too. The fan-tastic fan install was slightyl different than the others, I just sheet metal screwed the cover brackets where they needed to be and all works well. Sure dont want to put more holes in the roof.
I Bought on amazon @ 14.99ea w/free shipping. I have the original max air's on the toy trailer, very comparable in quality, but much cheaper price. All vent are slightly limited from full open but I don't think this will affect venting.

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