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mythbuster88 08-24-2020 08:25 PM

Air Conditioner Register Prototype
 
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Since the stock registers from Airstream fall out and block air flow we came up with this 3D printed prototype. Light weight and max air flow. Snaps in place.
What do you think?

peggy2ten 08-24-2020 09:02 PM

A worthwhile remedy. Of course if you want to embellish with a swivel base or adjustable vanes there might be a substantial airstreamer market. We are currently looking at alternatives used or suggested in these forums.

Flht2k 08-24-2020 09:33 PM

Interested

Seanlb 08-24-2020 11:40 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by mythbuster88 (Post 2402107)
Since the stock registers from Airstream fall out and block air flow we came up with this 3D printed prototype. Light weight and max air flow. Snaps in place.
What do you think?

Nice file!

JDG 08-25-2020 05:33 AM

I like it.

Hans627 08-25-2020 05:35 AM

Looks like a great fix to a perpetual problem. And if they could rotate you might have created a business opportunity.

Good work!

jlandreth 08-25-2020 06:06 AM

Great idea. Would love a set especially if they rotated.

JMynes 08-25-2020 06:13 AM

Looks to me like they can rotate inside the round hole in the ceiling.

5150mike 08-25-2020 08:14 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by mythbuster88 (Post 2402107)
Since the stock registers from Airstream fall out and block air flow we came up with this 3D printed prototype. Light weight and max air flow. Snaps in place.

What do you think?

How much

jlandreth 08-25-2020 09:21 AM

Do they fit so tight that they will not rotate once they are snapped in?

mythbuster88 08-25-2020 09:44 AM

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Originally Posted by 5150mike (Post 2402227)
How much

Don't know yet, but not a lot. The idea is to be as light as possible and maximize airflow.

mythbuster88 08-25-2020 09:49 AM

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Originally Posted by jlandreth (Post 2402263)
Do they fit so tight that they will not rotate once they are snapped in?

Don't know yet, but I think so.
I will pick up the prototypes today and see.
I'm thinking that you can just pop it in anyway you want.
Light, simple, cheap, max air flow.
Will not fall out and bash people on the head.

In my trailer once they are set I never touch them again.

jlandreth 08-25-2020 09:55 AM

Let us know when they are available.

TorchRozee 08-25-2020 10:24 AM

Air Conditioner Register Prototype
 
Ditto, let us know when we can purchase them.

Bilbo 08-25-2020 10:29 AM

Interested

tbashin 08-25-2020 10:47 AM

I would patent it.

emelaich01 08-25-2020 10:50 AM

Very timely! Just last week we purchased a couple of SOB vents to try and cobble a solution to the over-engineered louvers in our '17 AS. Got this one https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
but ran across a Thetford that has no mounting screws. We willed the mounting holes on this one and painted it 'pewter' to approximate the color of the aluminum skin. Then it was mounted with a continuous strip of VHB tape. So far, so good--it rotates as well as closes but I think I'd like to try the mentioned Thetford. The continuous band of tape is due to it's 4.25" mounting diameter vs AS's 5" hole, thus, there's no leaks around the base.
BTW--mythbuster88's prototype is a beautiful piece of work. i'd be interested as well even if it doesn't rotate or close!

Razorhog 08-25-2020 10:56 AM

Please put me on your list too!

Kentbrookin 08-25-2020 10:59 AM

I would be thrilled to buy a set.

John & Roberta 08-25-2020 11:10 AM

John and Roberta are interested in your register-diffusers—


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