Non rooftop A/C solution alternative - Page 2 - Fiberglass RV
Journey with Confidence RV GPS App RV Trip Planner RV LIFE Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Take a Speed Test Free 7 Day Trial ×

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 07-29-2017, 12:50 PM   #21
Senior Member
Name: Kelly
Trailer: Trails West
Posts: 3,011
Unfortunately both of the product lines you linked to are suitable only for marine use. They both pump in water as part of their cooling system. They are not going to work in a land based RV.
k corbin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-30-2017, 10:47 PM   #22
Senior Member
Markz's Avatar
Trailer: 1986 Boler 1300 Voyager
Posts: 709
Hi mounted mine in the closer and it works very well. It does require quite a bit of modifications to the closer but c
It can look and work well.
Markz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-30-2019, 09:54 PM   #23
Name: MJ
Trailer: Park Liner
Posts: 60
I have seen some older Scamps with ac units near the floor at the front of the trailer (vs mounted on the rooftop like Casitas). I think was a great idea but it seems most of the fiberglass trailer manufacturers are prone to go with the flow and copy one another these days. I would prefer to keep the prime real estate of my rooftop clear for future modifications that are not currently offered as an add-on (such as solar panels). With an ac unit installed on top one has to be concerned with height restrictions for indoor well as the unsightly "wart" sticking out the top.
Tinkerbelle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-30-2019, 10:13 PM   #24
Senior Member
Trailer: 13 ft Boler
Posts: 1,143
Bolers are too cool to have "wart" on the roof!!
FRED SMAILES is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2019, 10:12 AM   #25
Senior Member
Trailer: No Trailer Yet
Posts: 1,704
My 2010 13'er came with the rooftop and I wouldnt back up. It's up out of the way...the cool air "drops" to the floor like it should, it has the heat strip...nice!

I'm not wasting closet space and it's a small platform to view inside on the ceiling. The "wart" on top is WELL worth it and wouldnt be without it. Without A/C, I would put my Scamp on the market TODAY! You'd have to live in the hot/humid south to understand that.

I DID install a Hunter digital thermostat to control it and it's more comfy in the Scamp with the 1 deg capability (at night) than my house.

Originally Posted by cmartin748 View Post
I'm sticking with the good ole roof top unit. It's been up there 17 years and thousands of miles and is still kickin
Darral T. is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
A/C - Adding a Rooftop Unit Stephan G Ryan Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 6 07-22-2010 08:10 PM
Rooftop Solar Installation on a 13' Scamp efawcett Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 6 07-21-2009 07:15 AM
rooftop a/c nick c Modifications, Alterations and Updates 5 11-09-2008 08:31 AM
Rooftop carrier Modifications, Alterations and Updates 0 01-01-1970 12:00 AM

» Upcoming Events
No events scheduled in
the next 465 days.
» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:10 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, vBulletin Solutions Inc.