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Old 05-15-2017, 09:56 PM   #1
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Air Conditioner cover

I have a 1976 20' Argosy that needs a new Exterior cover for the air conditioner. Any resources people might have would be appreciated.
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Old 11-26-2017, 09:58 PM   #2
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they should have your ac cover/shroud for your 76, made out of fiberglass.
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Inland will charge you at least $100 for shipping--perhaps more to Alaska.

I bought this one through Amazon, with free shipping, and with a little creative trimming was able to make it work just fine.

https://www.amazon.com/Maxxair-00-32...ct_top?ie=UTF8
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If you have the old one and it can still define the general shape, just cracked or small pieces missing, consider fiber glassing and painting it. A lot cheaper than shipping a box of air to Alaska.
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I bought a fiberglass cover for my 72 from Inland. It wasn’t cheap, but it is a very high quality product. I would buy it again.
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Inland will charge you at least $100 for shipping--perhaps more to Alaska.

I bought this one through Amazon, with free shipping, and with a little creative trimming was able to make it work just fine.

https://www.amazon.com/Maxxair-00-32...ct_top?ie=UTF8
Any pics of the ac cover installed?
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Any pics of the ac cover installed?
Sorry, it's in storage right now so I can't get one. But it looks pretty much like what you see in the previous link I supplied. I spray painted it a medium gray before I put it on.
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Did your original cover look like this?

Hey youngpeck did your original cover look like this? If yes, did the maxxair shroud cover your ac perfectly and did you cut the plastic on top to accommodate the fan? Thanks.
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Hey youngpeck did your original cover look like this? If yes, did the maxxair shroud cover your ac perfectly and did you cut the plastic on top to accommodate the fan? Thanks.
Below is the MaxxAir Cover I used:

Post #3 in this thread links to its description on Amazon. It fit the a/c unit quite well after I trimmed the bottom flanges on both sides. They come at about 1-1/2 inches wide; I trimmed them back to about 1/2 inch and then they fit over the a/c just fine. I did apply weatherstripping around the bottom to help seal the gaps. The shroud came with four bolts and washers to fit its intended a/c; I drilled four new holes on top for sheet metal screws that hit the top of my Armstrong a/c (carefully measuring to ensure that I didn't drill into any of the fins or tubing) and used fender washers for extra support.

The other two pictures show my Armstrong a/c as we were reinstalling it. If your unit is different than this you may want to give it a little more thought.
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