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Old 06-27-2013, 05:02 PM   #1
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New Atwood AC Unit

Has anyone tried one of these yet? About now, 18,000 BTU (equivalent, whatever that means) unit sounds really attractive!

106 in Alamogordo at the moment.

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AIR 57698, TAC NM-9.
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Old 06-27-2013, 05:14 PM   #2
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The shape is somewhat reminiscent of the Armstrong on my 24' Argosy... but I skimmed their installation guide and didn't find anything about handling condensate, so it probably just drools on the roof.

I'm guessing they have to say "equivalent" because it's a high-efficiency model, so it consumes less for the same cooling. When you look at their specs and even models, it's 13.5k BTUh and 15k BTUh.


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Old 06-27-2013, 05:26 PM   #3
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I think that's what the previous owner put on mine right before I bought the trailer. Just wired it up and ran it a little to make sure it worked, haven't had it out camping yet. If you're wanting low profile this is not for you, it looks like a spare bedroom up there.
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Old 06-27-2013, 05:52 PM   #4
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I'd give up low profile if it works as advertised . I don't know, however, If I could tolerate it drooling all over the roof. I tend to avoid those kinds of pets.
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