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Old 07-11-2015, 07:27 PM   #11
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Last fall we purchased our 2015 Eagle 28BHBE with the 15k upgrade. In the middle of June we took a two week trip to Nashville. Temps were in the high 90's everyday. The 15k unit struggled in the day to keep the trailer at 80 degrees. I'm sorry I didn't go for 2 A/C units and 50 amps.
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Old 07-12-2015, 07:40 PM   #12
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We have the Glacial package and 15k a/c in our WH. It does fine in our size trailer even in 90 degree + heat.

If I were you, I would look for a 50 amp with 2 a/c s, just in case you wanted to venture south one day.

If you just go with one a/c and 30 amp, the 15k will be well worth the extra $$$
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Old 07-14-2015, 11:47 PM   #13
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I would go for the thermal package over the larger ac unit. I have a 2015 32 bhds, and granted here in Alberta I don't the high temps of u guys, but it's amazing the difference that thermal package makes in holding both the heat and cool in comparison to my last trailer with the normal insulation.
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Old 07-15-2015, 05:38 AM   #14
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TY to all!

After a long process we have decided to hold off at the moment.

Jon, funny you mention the thermal package. Last night I mentioned to my wife since we are waiting, if we end up ordering when we do buy maybe that is something we should consider. The one (actually both 32's we found) had the 32" tv. and the grill, neither of which we would choose if ordering. But add the thermal package instead. Would come down to what is available, and what the price would be ordering compared to buying off the lot.

Besides the added insulation, is the enclosed underbody an added benefit to "protect" the underside of the trailer compared to a model without the enclosed underside?

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Old 07-15-2015, 05:48 AM   #15
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The enclosed underbelly and the thermal package go hand in hand.
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Better to have it and not need it. It's not that much more for the 15k unit.
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Old 07-15-2015, 06:03 AM   #17
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We were concerned about clearance on the front unit and were mulling getting a 13.5 for that reason. The higher price for the 13.5 was the deciding factor. We have been very happy with the 2-15k units.

The 13.5 is a few inches less in height.
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The enclosed underbelly and the thermal package go hand in hand.
I knew they are together, I was just wondering besides the added insulation, is having an enclosed underbelly a benefit from a "protection to road debris & water" standpoint or not? Kind of an added bonus if so.

TY though in case I wasn't aware of it!!!

For $150 I do believe we will go for it unless a trailer bought off the lot is to good to pass up price wise compared to ordering. Then again, we plan on keeping this trailer for some time (8-10yrs if all goes well) so even if an order is a little more, it would be well worth it in the long run get exactly what we want. We don't watch tv now (kids do a little at night or on real crappy days) but I have considered it during our Halloween Trip to watch some Mi Football! But a 32" is a lot cheaper at a BB, Target, Meijer, etc than Jayco. Even more so come Christmas time!

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The convenience of seeing underneath without having to remove the cover is nice.

I had one without and 2 with the enclosed underbelly.

In all those rigs, I prefer having it. It keeps mud and trash from getting under there. I have had to pull parts of mine down for slide and valve maintenance and to replace the spare tire crank, but it is not a problem once its done and you know how to remove and reinstall it.
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The convenience of seeing underneath without having to remove the cover is nice.

I had one without and 2 with the enclosed underbelly.

In all those rigs, I prefer having it. It keeps mud and trash from getting under there. I have had to pull parts of mine down for slide and valve maintenance and to replace the spare tire crank, but it is not a problem once its done and you know how to remove and reinstall it.
Norty,

TY fr the feedback! Makes sense the enclosed underbelly would help keep "garbage" from getting into the underbelly of the trailer.

Here is a crazy question: if we end up buying a trailer without the thermal package is it possible to still enclose the underbelly, and how much work would it be?

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