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Old 02-04-2007, 03:18 PM   #41
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OK, that went over my head...
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Old 02-04-2007, 04:40 PM   #42
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Pete, I agree completely that factory equipment choices are driven by financial factors and showroom appeal, not efficiency. I have seen high-end RVs which have Thin-Lite 12V DC fluorescent fixtures, and their makers promote this as a valuable feature; over a large motorhome, it might represent hundreds of dollars of extra expense. If it won't make more sales, it's not worth spending money on it, and that's just life.

I think of the typical RV incandescent fixture as a placeholder; it works until the owner decides to replace it with something which suits them more (which may be never), and is so cheap that throwing it away isn't financially unreasonable.

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OK, that went over my head...
Pete, are you referring to Rich's comment? This thread was closed for a while, but now appears to be open again. I assume that is the "fishy" situation to which Rich was referring, but that's only my guess.
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