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Old 05-26-2009, 11:19 AM   #29
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I believe the unique Fiber Stream rock guard will close over it while it is mounted in the window.
I just checked the fit, and it won't
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Old 05-26-2009, 11:32 AM   #30
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What is up with the 4:20 label on the [b]black TV looking stand in your first pic? Should I dare to ask?
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That is just an "inside" joke of mine: Television has the same effect.
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Old 06-14-2009, 11:46 PM   #31
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Update:

The rock guard does not close completely over the Air Conditioner.

For now, I just wanted to allow the unit to stay in the window while traveling but still keep the easily removable aspect of the design.
I have moved the Air Conditioner to the Forward Driver's Side Window.

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Since this is a Semi-permanent installation, I had to add a thin vertical strip of Plexiglas to the gap between the A/C unit and the window frame's center divider. This is where I had applied Duct Tape when leaving the A/C in the front window for the ride home from Palm Springs. (Note: I have not removed any part of the original window.) I have caulked all joints with a clear Lexan material. I added Reflective Tape to the outside corners of the A/C unit, White forward & Red aft.

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I can still remove the A/C and close the window and there will be no evidence it was ever there.
The new location makes accessing the controls easier, and I put the Bulging Plexiglas rock guard back on the front window.

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Old 12-12-2009, 04:36 PM   #32
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I can still remove the A/C and close the window and there will be no evidence it was ever there.
I am sure glad I designed it that way. It has been raining for most of this week in San Diego, and I somehow did not get the air conditioner fully sealed in the window. A tiny trickle ran down the wall under the air conditioner and after Monday's monsoon, soaked the cushion under it.

It was a pain to remove the caulk, but once I did the air conditioner popped right out. With the window closed, there is no more leaking.

I'll only need it in the summer, anyway.
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I'll only need it in the summer, anyway.
I reinstalled the Air Conditioner this weekend, in the side window location again. To get to Bandon we have to cross the full length of California and spend the 1st night near the Central Valley. I think I figured out why there was a leak last winter. The wood spacer to the right of the A/C unit wasn't caulked properly then. I think I did a smarter caulking job this year...
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I reinstalled the Air Conditioner this weekend, in the side window location again... I think I figured out why there was a leak last winter. The wood spacer to the right of the A/C unit wasn't caulked properly then. I think I did a smarter caulking job this year...
The air conditioner has stayed in the driver's side front window continuously since last July with no leakage; especially during this winter's heavy rain. I caulked all of the pieces properly before and during installation.
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Old 03-20-2011, 10:12 PM   #35
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Really like the way you did this project.
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The law says in Ontario we can not be over 102" wide and the boler is 97.5 at belly band (not counting awning outside). This leaves only 4.5" so easy to remove sounds best.
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Here is a Scamp 13' with a Frigidaire 5000 btu I put in today. No windows needed to be removed. The a/c can be set in from the rear all you need to do is wrap the window with pipe wrapping. Insert the a/c from the rear and slide the front 4.5 inch board in place. I haven't trimmed the outside yet but will do the same on the rear. Takes all of two minutes to install and when I'm traveling I will remove the a/c and set it inside and close the window.
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