Fantastic fan/vent in a boler.Danger??? - Page 2 - Fiberglass RV

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Old 07-11-2006, 08:12 AM   #15
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Thanks everyone. Got it all sorted out and installed. A 1 1/4 " shim on the outside of the fan/vent will allow the plastic trim to sit flush with the ceiling. Looks very neat and tidy. Now i dont have that annoying chain hitting me in the face .
The 4 holes in the knob trick worked fine. I did decide to cut i bigger hole in the floor just because i feel it will add good ventilation and will pull cool air from under the RV. The hole will fit a 1 gallon ice cream bucket. I can remove this bucket at will.

I'm always very happy to come up with something that is dual purpose but I must say you've got me beat by a country mile!!

1) drain water
2) prevent wet floor syndrome
3) provide good ventilation
4) pull cool air from under RV
5) make ice cream

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Old 07-11-2006, 01:36 PM   #16
Trailer: Surfside TM14 1978
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'I cant exchange the fan for the low profile because i ordered the fan from the US(Thanks Donna D) solely because Canada wanted to RAPE me of my money. I could pay $400 and get it here or pay $169 and get it there. Hmmmm. Which one to choose.'

Oh, so good to hear from someone else in Canada who is tired of the pricing on RV products!!! I was faced with the same issues here. $400 for a fan??? I bought one off eBay for $155 + $24 duty (4000R) new from a RV dealer in Tennessee. (Oddly, I received the same crummy attitude from them as I get up here.) Much cheaper than any dealers I called here in Ontario.


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