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Old 04-10-2013, 04:47 AM   #15
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For a quiet portable 12v fan that does not require a hole in the roof, you might look at the Caframo.

Caframo - Ecofans, specialty fans and heaters, overhead stirrers

It has no blade housing, so much quieter than a typical fan. I mounted mine on a five inch square piece of pressure treated deck railing cap, dense enough to provide stability. It connects with a cigarette lighter plug so it can easily be stored when not in use.

I have a Maxxfan in the roof. I love being able to open it in the rain. It does not vent well without the fan running. Perhaps a Fantastic Fan with a vent cover might work better.
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Old 04-10-2013, 06:00 AM   #16
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QUOTE=Seeitall;376717]Hi Everyone, snow in Co. Come on Spring! After talking with RV techs today about Fantastic Fan installation will give it a couple months charging $400. So wanting to know two things; 1. Has anyone tried using a 12v endless breeze fan? Hope to hook up a Solar Panel before it gets really hot! 2. I have a 70amp marine battery is that an overkill will it cause any problems with wiring like overheating? On the other hand brakes good, axle good. Thanks ahead of time![/QUOTE]Hi: Seeitall... Here'e a couple of pic's. of the MaxxFan that I installed in our former Boler. This fan is the only way to fly!!! Comes with easy to follow instructions and I was able to fish the power wires thru the Ensolite to the upper cabinet light fixture
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Old 04-10-2013, 07:05 AM   #17
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Looks like the "Endless Breeze" fan is made by Fantastic.

Fan-Tastic Vent 01100WH Endless Breeze 12V Fan : Amazon.com : Automotive
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Old 04-10-2013, 07:15 AM   #18
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Hi Everyone, snow in Co. Come on Spring! After talking with RV techs today about Fantastic Fan installation will give it a couple months charging $400. So wanting to know two things; 1. Has anyone tried using a 12v endless breeze fan? Hope to hook up a Solar Panel before it gets really hot! 2. I have a 70amp marine battery is that an overkill will it cause any problems with wiring like overheating? On the other hand brakes good, axle good. Thanks ahead of time!
Here is my opinion for your q.2: The input voltage of an appliance determines the current going thru it, not the amperage of supply power. So in my opinion, as long as you apply 12vdc input into a 12vdc rated fan, it's no problem for the fan, of course with suitable 12vdc supply, not a...12vdc cell phone adapter. The bigger current capability of a battery gives it longer time before running out. That's it. One more thing, shorter wiring minimize wasted energy a ong the line due to higher resistance...
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Old 04-10-2013, 11:17 AM   #19
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you have to purchase a reverse switch and then a thermostat
You don't have to purchase those separately. FF has numerous models, most of which come with those, which mine did and it works great. I also find their customer support to be quite good. It's draw is on the high side though, so if you plan to run it all of the time it's something to consider when boondocking if you don't plan on slowing it down with a resistor.
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Old 04-10-2013, 11:42 AM   #20
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Like my Endless Breeze

Had this fan for a couple years and use it often. It's not only good for inside use but I take it outside and put it on a table if needed. Like if bugs are around the air movement it creates helps keep them away. Or, if you're like me and have a small dog, I always turn it on if I have to leave him in the trailer for a short time or it's good for that outside as well because it comes with a set of hooks built into it that will allow you to hang it up on a pet fence or crate.

I have a FF in the roof also and it creates a great breeze thru the trailer but being able to move the EB around to wherever and whatever height I need is great.

That's a good price on the link in Steve Hammel's post. Less than I paid.
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Forgot to mention that the wiring for the install of my Fantastic Fan was simple to do on my older Scamp 16'. Just took out the light over the rear table and cut the hole for the fan in the same location and used what had been the lights wiring.
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All of you had great information,opinions to share..thank you..all have been so helpful!! At least I know I have options, many at that! Will review installation and even though maxair maybe the better fan will go with fantastic fan. Will get help to install instead of dealer. Thank you for info on voltage. you are a great group of people can't wait to meet all you! Will keep you informed on progression! Happy Trails!
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Old 04-10-2013, 12:10 PM   #23
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Had this fan for a couple years and use it often. It's not only good for inside use but I take it outside and put it on a table if needed. Like if bugs are around the air movement it creates helps keep them away. Or, if you're like me and have a small dog, I always turn it on if I have to leave him in the trailer for a short time or it's good for that outside as well because it comes with a set of hooks built into it that will allow you to hang it up on a pet fence or crate.

I have a FF in the roof also and it creates a great breeze thru the trailer but being able to move the EB around to wherever and whatever height I need is great.

That's a good price on the link in Steve Hammel's post. Less than I paid.
Yes, Jane I do have a small dog too! It is more for him than me!
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Old 04-10-2013, 08:56 PM   #24
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Mine doesn't have the an adapter, or least if it did it doesn't now. Endless Breeze is what the OP was asking about and what I responded about. Everybody seems to think he was asking about Fantastic Fan.
As far as noise any fan that moves air enough to do any good is going to make some noise. I haven't found it objectionable.
Aha. Thanks Byron. That's what I thought.

I didn't find the sound of the airflow objectionable, (we use fans a lot here in FL) - the motor itself in the Endless Breeze was noisy, had a high pitched whine. The adapter was an available option.
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Aha. Thanks Byron. That's what I thought.

I didn't find the sound of the airflow objectionable, (we use fans a lot here in FL) - the motor itself in the Endless Breeze was noisy, had a high pitched whine. The adapter was an available option.
Personally, I like white noise because I stay alert too much!
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