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Old 12-31-2014, 04:52 PM   #29
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I love all the ideas! I'm thankful I live in Florida, and we are limited in our cold nights here, but we do go to colder climates… Gotta put something up on those walls.
But believe me, 40 degrees is cold for a native Floridian! LOL!

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Old 12-31-2014, 05:24 PM   #30
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I use one of those yoga mats as AnnArborBob suggested. The insulation value is minimal, but as you stated you are in Florida.
You can find them for next to nothing at some of those outlet kind of places.

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Old 12-31-2014, 05:52 PM   #31
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Much as I like the sharp look of those bare inside aluminum walls, when the weather gets cool, I'm always thankful for the fuzzy carpeted walls of my Classic.

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Old 12-31-2014, 06:10 PM   #32
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We spent a week in cold weather in a CCD Bambi. If you slept against the wall, and rolled into it - hello! It woke you up! Furthermore, it sweated and the moisture soaked the sheets where they touched the walls. So glad we didn't buy one - it would be okay in the summer, but we're cool weather campers. The mouse fur in our Bambi is better in some ways - this being one.
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Old 12-31-2014, 06:17 PM   #33
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Sounds like someone could start a business creating these items plus containers that's will fit into the curved wall overhead cabinets.

Love my mouse fur and vinyl ceilings. Bad decision AS made going to bare aluminum walls and ceilings. At least cover half way up the walls or against sleeping and dining areas.

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Old 12-31-2014, 06:25 PM   #34
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cold wall solution

We have a Bambi and what we did was purchase crib pads for infants bed.
I velcroed them to the walls .....this gives you about 8 to 10 inches of height to protect you from the cold walls. With a corner bed we extended them from the foot of the bed around the walls to the top.
My wife say's they work great she sleeps on the inside.

Hope this helps!
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Old 12-31-2014, 06:50 PM   #35
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Aluminum walls are cold!

Our '83 Excella has nice upholstered panels attached to the walls that seem to stay the same temp as the inside of the coach.
Our '65 Caravel, on the other hand, suffers from "cold wall syndrome". The bed is a pull out Groucho. I attached a double thickness of 5/16 aluminum clad bubble pack to the wall. I made it about ten inches high and three feet long. It is covered by the back cushion when in the couch position. Not as nice as the panel in the Excella, but so much better than the cold aluminum wall.

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Old 12-31-2014, 08:27 PM   #36
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In my 83 Excella I have twin beds. I got a 4’x8’ sheet of insulation from Home Depot. (RMAX R-Matte Plus “ thick R-5) cost $15.00. Cut it in half…( 2’x8’) it will fit next to the wall just under the curtain rail. Then I picked up a 2 outdoor patio lounger cushions. It comes with ties that can tied to the curtain rails. It’s perfect in size and fit.
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Old 12-31-2014, 08:58 PM   #37
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I love my aluminmum walls and ceiling, great retro look, great reflections. We sleep u der two very fluffy dien comforters, no issue with cold wall, it is part of the fun of camping, that the the cold bathroom!
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Old 12-31-2014, 09:03 PM   #38
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Originally Posted by Ray Eklund View Post
When it was 18 degrees on a July camping trip in Wyoming one morning... my tongue stuck to the fabric. That is how cold it was.
Ray, welcome back. Love your posts. I think you were our Christmas gift ! What a HOOT.

I believe the part about 18 degrees in July; we got caught in a snowstorm on the 4th of July back about '85 or '86 in Wyoming. What I can't figure out is why you were trying to lick the wall ???
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Old 12-31-2014, 09:09 PM   #39
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This is all great for a New Year's Eve laugh. Thanks Nomad518!
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Old 12-31-2014, 09:57 PM   #40
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Get some insulation from a building store it is called REFLECTIX. Roll it out and put it between the wall and mattress extending up the wall. Use painters tape or other method of your choice to Hold top against the wall
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Old 12-31-2014, 11:20 PM   #41
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Command Hooks now have smaller clear hooks that are perfect for hanging lightweight fabric "crib bumpers" on. You could sew rings on the back side of the fabric, or put in button holes, or add loops to the top and just hang the fabric on them. Back with light cardboard, poster board, or even bubble insulation like Prodex.

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Old 01-18-2015, 09:03 AM   #42
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We used those collapsible windshield foil cell heat reflectors around the bed when it was cold. They fold like an accordion but are rigid and slide down between the bed and the wall. Dual purpose as heat reflector for the windshield in hot climates and around the bed in cold ones.

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