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Old 02-26-2012, 09:26 AM   #41
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Question One AC vent in the bedroom

Yesterday I visited the Dallas RV show.

I noticed in the Pinnacle 36KPTS that there is just one AC vent in the bedroom, one in the bath and 5 (that I counted) in the living area.

I’m concerned that a single vent will adequately cool the bedroom on a hot day and the air volume out of a single vent will be quite strong.

I have 2 AC vents in my current Sunnybrook 29DBS.

I have not been in a Pinnacle with the AC on. Maybe I should go to the dealership and try it.

What do you think?
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We'll have to wait for summer to check out.
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We'll have to wait for summer to check out.
Keep me posted, I'm very interested in the results.

Camping with a good AC system is very important during summer in Texas.
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Keep me posted, I'm very interested in the results.

Camping with a good AC system is very important during summer in Texas.
Here in Nevada and the West also.

We ordered the 2nd A/C for the bedroom so that will be a +.

Maybe others with a Pinnacle have some experience with hot weather.
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Old 02-26-2012, 05:40 PM   #45
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Yesterday I visited the Dallas RV show.

I noticed in the Pinnacle 36KPTS that there is just one AC vent in the bedroom, one in the bath and 5 (that I counted) in the living area.

Iím concerned that a single vent will adequately cool the bedroom on a hot day and the air volume out of a single vent will be quite strong.

I have 2 AC vents in my current Sunnybrook 29DBS.

I have not been in a Pinnacle with the AC on. Maybe I should go to the dealership and try it.

What do you think?
Our Pinnacle was the same way, just one A/C Vent in the Bedroom so we added a second A/C Vent to the Bedroom.

In the Living area, the street side A/C Duct that runs from the rear to the front has 3 vents and the curb side Duct that ends in the living area had just two vents, we added a third vent in the middle on the curb side duct.

Much better air flow !!!!
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Old 02-26-2012, 05:59 PM   #46
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Our Pinnacle was the same way, just one A/C Vent in the Bedroom so we added a second A/C Vent to the Bedroom.

In the Living area, the street side A/C Duct that runs from the rear to the front has 3 vents and the curb side Duct that ends in the living area had just two vents, we added a third vent in the middle on the curb side duct.

Much better air flow !!!!
I'd like to hear how you did the modification. Do you have pictures?
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Not sure about the Pinnacle, but in the Eagle, the bedroom AC is tied into the same duct system as the downstairs AC.

When my living area AC runs, I get cool air from the upstairs AC register as well as the ceiling registers in the bath and bedroom.
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In my Eagle, both airs are connected to the same duct allowing either one to cool the whole trailer. Both air conditioners came with chill grills, so if conditions are really hot you can let the bedroom air direct cool the bedroom while the rear air takes care of the rest of the trailer, and visa versa. There are separate thermostats for each air conditioner. It's a pretty versatile system.
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That's how mine is, or rather will be soon! Both A/C's share the same duct system and have separate thermostats. I'm putting in the second A/C over the spring, but I have already verified how it connects.
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I'd like to hear how you did the modification. Do you have pictures?
Installed a new vent in the middle of the left side duct, orignally only had two vents on the left side, the front and rear one, the one in the middle was added.







Close up picture of added vent, new vent is top left in picture







Added a vent to the bedroom the one on the right on the picture was the original, the one on the left closest to the wall was added.







The new vents were purchased from the manufacturers website.
http://dwincorp.com/product_info.php...167803091d85d4


Just have to saw a hole in the ceiling and install the Vent. The new vent did not come with the white headed screws, went to Ace Hardware, got some standard screws and with a little "White Out" fromt the Dollar Store next door to the Ace Hdw store, now have screws with White heads.
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