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Old 01-23-2012, 01:02 PM   #41
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People say there are only two seasons in Wisconsin, winter and road construction:hihi:.
I think your talking about Ohio
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Old 01-23-2012, 09:33 PM   #42
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Saturday night low of 24F, warm and snug in my 330. With warm bare feet, got to love a heated underbelly. It's never too cold to camp!
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Old 01-23-2012, 09:55 PM   #43
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It was seeming like spring here and then we got a foot of snow and -20 windchills. That is cold on the west coast. Back to waiting to go camping, first trip is planned for 3rdd weekend in april. Hopefully we can go after we get back from Arizona in march.
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Old 01-24-2012, 05:19 PM   #44
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64* here today and Sunny. Not bad for late January.
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Old 01-24-2012, 07:15 PM   #45
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Just dry camped last weekend with another Jayco family member. The kids played in a river all weekend even though it was COLD! High in the 60s and lows in the 40s. RAN out of battery on Saturday night so no heat and it was SO COLD even with a 5lb bag and a down comforter over us. We have the 18D hybrid with the tent sides so it was hard to be without propane. However, we wouldn't trade it for all the WORLD. It was glorious to be out camping in January. Almost makes May-Oct worth it here in the deserts of Phoenix. Looking now to put in solar power because we almost always boondock. We love for our boys to shoot their bb guns and run amok.

Hold on, spring will be here soon!!

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Old 01-25-2012, 01:21 PM   #47
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Kim,

Have you done the Reflectix mod to your hybrid? When we had our hybrid we found it really helped keep the heat/cool in. Space blankets on the top of the bed ends helps too.
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Kim,

Have you done the Reflectix mod to your hybrid? When we had our hybrid we found it really helped keep the heat/cool in. Space blankets on the top of the bed ends helps too.
I'm afraid I don't even know what the Reflectix mod is although now I will look it up. We put blankets on our bed ends on new year's eve when we spent the night outside in our trailer but the smallest wind blew them off. We didn't attach them in any way, however.

Thanks for the tip. I'll be checking that out right away.

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I'm afraid I don't even know what the Reflectix mod is although now I will look it up. We put blankets on our bed ends on new year's eve when we spent the night outside in our trailer but the smallest wind blew them off. We didn't attach them in any way, however.

Thanks for the tip. I'll be checking that out right away.

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Reflectix is an insulation that can be bought at Home Depot or Lowe's. It is like a mylar blanket material with a quilted insulation in between. I also had a hybrid before we got out TT and I cut it to size and put it between the screen and the canvas. We also used a mylar emergency blanket inside the bunk out held up by the cross bar and clipped to the sides. You might also consider using fleece sheets. Not flannel. They are so comfortable and feel warm as soon as you get between them. We also used a sleeping bag over us and some Reflectix under the mattress to insulate from cold coming from the bottom of the bunk out. Hope that helps. http://www.reflectixinc.com/

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Kim,

Here's a link to a pic of our old HTT with the space blankets on top and the reflectix in the window areas (hard to notice though). The reflectix mod is soooo easy to do and will really increase the comfort level in cold and hot weather. The space blankets are used shiney side up in the summer to reflect the sun, shiney side down in the cold to keep the heat in. Added benefit to the space blankets is they keep the sap off the bedends and help keep them clean. I bought the yellow clips from Home Depot cheap.

http://good-times.webshots.com/photo...01502272mLRAMR

Here's a link to a guy named OZ. If you scroll down you'll see how he cut the reflectix to fit the window openings. I followed his example and it worked great.

https://picasaweb.google.com/1149655...dSantaFePopup#

+1 on the fleece sheets IL Camper mentioned, they're great.
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