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Old 05-12-2019, 12:56 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by Al and Missy View Post
My experience was different, for a different generation of 25. We had a 2001 Safari 25 RB twin with only an 11,000 BTU AC. Sitting in the sun, in my driveway, with 95 degree temperatures it kept the trailer comfortable, but I don't remember the temperature. It wasn't cycling, if I remember correctly, but we were never uncomfortable. It had the mouse fur walls and vinyl ceiling overhead so no exposed aluminum.

Our 2002 Classic 30 is another story. I will probably end up putting a rear unit in it.

Hi, our 2005 Safari has one 11,000 BTU air conditioner and cools our trailer just fine. Like above, our Safari has small windows, mouse fur walls and a padded headliner. Not all camp grounds have 50 amp service and I wouldn't want to fight that huge power cord. Going on 14 years and no air conditioner problems. [must be a new problem]

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Old 05-12-2019, 03:28 AM   #22
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We have 2015 25'FC with single AC. It has been fine but I agree with other comments on its how and where you plan on using the AS. If I bought anything bigger than a 25' I would definitely go with 2 AC's but using our 25' has been fine and we have traveled to GA, FL, TX, NM, Oregon, Washington state, and all states going and coming from our home in North GA over the last 4 years.
If I was full timing and lived in FL, deep south, or out west, dual AC's it would be. Good luck with your purchase.
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Old 05-19-2019, 09:21 AM   #23
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What is an AC for??? We live in the Great White North (Canada) where we run the furance in July
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Old 05-19-2019, 10:27 AM   #24
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How about some objective evidence?

In our experience with our FC 27 FB, our one AC will cool the trailer about 15 degrees under outside ambient temperature. If you want more cooling, you'll need two ACs.

In our case, we're in the NW and are heatophobes, so we don't spend time in southern CA, AZ, or Mexico in the summer, so one AC (and the 30 amp cable) works for us. If southern latitudes in the summer work for you, I'd suggest twin ACs.
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Old 05-19-2019, 12:18 PM   #25
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Atwood 15K heatpump more than adequate for our 34'

Just got back from the beach at Topsail Hill Preserve in our 1994 34' Classic to test out our new Atwood 15K heatpump. Did just fine with the outside temp at 88. Ran it on low and my wife asked me to make it warmer. She was cold.
I've had all the other a/c's except Coleman and this is a wonderful quiet unit that does not use a lot of amps. Highly recommended by a real user with experience.
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Old 06-08-2019, 07:13 AM   #26
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If you are going to get a single AC see if you can upgrade to a 16000 btu vice the factory installed 13,500 btu. Iím hearing people with that AC donít have a problem. I have a single 13,500 and on hot days itís warm in the trailer. But the trailer cools quickly at night. One more thing and please remember this. Make positively sure your shore power connection is firmly connected to the male connector at the trailer, then tighten up the ring on the female end of the shore power cord. This will keep from having those connectors from heating up and possibly melt the female end. And never drop the female connector because that ring will break. Like mine. I dropped it on concrete while winding it up to put away.
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