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Old 05-31-2007, 04:12 PM   #15
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I have been thinking on this ac thing for a while, and I do like the idea of a non-mounted unit. Just where did the duct enter the trailer? Its obvious that you would lose some of your coolness from the duct, since it isn't insulated. But then, with it outside, none of the heat of the unit comes into the trailer. Is that a wash?
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Old 05-31-2007, 05:04 PM   #16
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I believe that a hole was cut in the floor under the street-side bench. All the ducting was the same as used for dryer venting. If you don't want to cut fiberglass, you could run the vent up to a sliding window and make a plywood plate that fit inside the partly opened window.

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Bobbie,
I found a photo of an AC installation with the duct through a window. This is in an Alite 400 but would work in any trailer.

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Old 08-06-2007, 08:54 AM   #18
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Just a quick question. How would you suggest protecting the AC electronics on a window unit from rain and such, while sitting outside? Would a small shroud do?
I don't really want to cut any holes in the Play Pac. The duct in the curb side windows would be doable.

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Old 08-06-2007, 12:06 PM   #19
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great schematic, saving
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I used a room AC. I took out the metalic cover of the unit, built a duct with 1/4" plywood from upper screen alongside the wall to bring outside air the open top of the unit, and I built an other duct to exhaust hot air to the lower screen.


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And that works very well.

(ooops ! I think your question was addressed to CD Smith...)
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