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Old 03-08-2016, 12:32 AM   #1
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Condensation?

We leave in a few days for our first road trip with our X23F. Moved up from 2 Coleman tent trailers, which never had condensation inside while camping, in 20 years. We slept in the hybrid once last week, and woke up to totally fogged windows, and a huge humidity headache. Tonight, spent a couple of hours inside it, packing and arranging, and noticed foggy windows again. Are hybrids so much tighter than a tent trailer? Do we need to keep a window or zipper open at night? Anyone else experience this?
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Old 03-08-2016, 06:10 AM   #2
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Yes, I keep the zipper cracked open at the upper corner on each tent end and the kitchen window. The bathroom vent fan lid cracked about an 1" if your still having problems. I ended up buying a dehumidifier for night time use and I set it on the kitchen counter when we're ready to turn in for the night.
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You just need some better air circulation at night. I would suggest trying to get a gentle cross breeze going by leaving a window slightly cracked/unzipped and leaving the bathroom fan running. This method works well for our bigger unit.
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I've had this as well, but not to the same degree you have.. We usually find a bit of condensation on the tent ends, and under the mattresses on the tent ends. I have the zippers cracked on both ends and the bathroom fan running as well.


Of course, that really sucks when you are running the furnace when it is in the high 30's outside, and you still have the cross breeze as well. I may have to look into one of those small dehumidifiers.
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Old 03-08-2016, 07:20 AM   #5
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I suggest listening to it run. If you are a light sleeper, it could keep you awake at night. Most hard top rigs have this problem and finding the right amount ov venting will usually help or eliminate it.
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I leave all my roof vents and one window open, just a little.
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Old 03-08-2016, 08:04 AM   #7
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I installed a MaxxAir cover over the bath vent on our X23B and we left it open full time even while stored. No leaks, no condensation.
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2X on the maxxair and the roofvent cracked open
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I installed a MaxxAir cover over the bath vent on our X23B and we left it open full time even while stored. No leaks, no condensation.


We do the same - no issues.
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I installed a MaxxAir cover over the bath vent on our X23B and we left it open full time even while stored. No leaks, no condensation.
Yep, we do too. Haven't had any issues with condensation.
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