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Old 04-16-2012, 10:37 AM   #11
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Yes, the Vortex And MaxxAir II combo works very well.

I have the single speed vortex. If there is a variable speed option I probably would have purchased that one but I didn't see it available when I did mine, but I wasn't looking for it either. The 26BH has a rear bath and running this fan with a window opening in the front is very capable of exchanging the air in the entire TT. Not sure a reservable fan would useful for me just based on the location of the bath.

2 weeks ago while camping we had significant rain one night and the cover worked like a champ keeping the rain out while leaving the vent open and fan on. We had almost no notable condensation in the morning.
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Old 04-16-2012, 12:14 PM   #12
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I just did the Vortex variable speed (3 forward, 2 reverse) conversion in my 01 Qwest. Overall it was a great upgrade from the factory fan. Super easy to do. I am not a HUGE fan of the adapter knob to open/close the original vent cover. The knob is super close to the fan cover and it barely drags on it. Just makes it a tad harder to turn the knob to open or close the vent lid.

My goofy sheepskin pillow/vent cover still fits by the way.
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Old 04-16-2012, 01:08 PM   #13
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That's the one Quahog. For the extra $30.00 I think it's worth it. Also I have the Max Air II over it and it's pretty much 100% waterproof from rain unless driven by wind sideways of course.

My vents are power lift so no knobs and it's a little tight when closed but is still 100% operational.
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Old 04-16-2012, 01:26 PM   #14
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You guys have me pretty well convinced. Sounds like a good deal. Thanks all.
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Old 04-17-2012, 09:23 PM   #15
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I have the Fantastic Fan installed in my bathroom. 3 speeds in or out. I have the regular air maxx vent cover. I leave my vent open most of the time and have never had water come in. The Fantastic Fan moves so much more air than the original fan did.
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I bought the 3 speed bidirectional fan and the Maxx Air II. Just waiting for it to arrive
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Old 04-23-2012, 11:42 AM   #17
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Just installed the Vortex 3 speed fan and it's a nice step up from the one that came with the trailer. Thanks for the suggestion, all.
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Old 04-23-2012, 09:11 PM   #20
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Too late - but I did the Maxxair Turbo/Maxx

Motivation was noise - the fan is a bit farther out in the ducting - if that makes since. It is a fair amount quieter than the Fantastic Fan I had in the old trailer.

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