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Old 12-04-2011, 08:29 PM   #1
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keeping the 1207 warm

Hi! I just wondering how to keep the 1207 warm. I found on the net 2 options, 1) put refletix on the windows (seems gonna work well) and 2) the popupgizmos, seems to be a good option (just ordered my pair).
Any ideas or experiences with this 2 options, or others?

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Old 12-04-2011, 08:45 PM   #2
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I have seen and heard that the "PopupGizmos" work well, and the refletix should be an improvement to.

For those that have not seen the PopupGizmos": http://www.popupgizmos.com/

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Old 12-04-2011, 08:54 PM   #3
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I have camping friends who have a hybrid.They have camped by us when it was well below freezing. They have the gizmo covers over the tent ends and use a small electric space heater to supplement the furnace. They also use sleeping bags for some additional warmth in those fold out beds. The cold was not an issue for them.
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Old 12-04-2011, 08:56 PM   #4
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Used the Popupgizmos quite a bit. We loved them. They kept our PUP warm in temps down in the low 30's along with the no condensation. Our furnace did a good job keeping us warm along with some nice thick comforters. We also used under bunk skirts that helped keep the draft off of us under the beds, plus it was extra outside storage. Hope this helps.

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Old 12-05-2011, 07:20 AM   #5
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Refletix cut to fit under your mattresses will help also. We had so much in our windows and under our beds our Fairview looked like a UFO had just landed in the campground. But, hey we were nice and warm!
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Old 12-05-2011, 02:21 PM   #6
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I have seen and heard that the "PopupGizmos" work well, and the refletix should be an improvement to.

For those that have not seen the PopupGizmos": http://www.popupgizmos.com/

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Thanks, I have already ordered mine

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I have camping friends who have a hybrid.They have camped by us when it was well below freezing. They have the gizmo covers over the tent ends and use a small electric space heater to supplement the furnace. They also use sleeping bags for some additional warmth in those fold out beds. The cold was not an issue for them.
Nice Info! I have 3 little kids, so I need to keep them warm

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Used the Popupgizmos quite a bit. We loved them. They kept our PUP warm in temps down in the low 30's along with the no condensation. Our furnace did a good job keeping us warm along with some nice thick comforters. We also used under bunk skirts that helped keep the draft off of us under the beds, plus it was extra outside storage. Hope this helps.

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Thanks Mary Anne

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Refletix cut to fit under your mattresses will help also. We had so much in our windows and under our beds our Fairview looked like a UFO had just landed in the campground. But, hey we were nice and warm!
Nice tip! I will put a lot under our beds too! Thanks!
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Old 01-24-2013, 07:15 PM   #7
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I used a square office cube heater which worked great. I had a furnance that I would set to ~about~ 5deg cooler if the electric one couldn't keep up. Which it could most of the time unless it was raining. I also got heated matress pads off EB. They worked great!!!
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We camped many times in our 1207 when the temps were right at or just below freezing. We had the heated bed mats that came with it, plus used the furnance and warm blankets. The heated bed mats help a lot IMO, our hybrid didn't have any, so we bought some heated mattress pads for it. I had also looked into buying some of the Popup gizmos but never got around to it, may still end up getting some for the hybrid, have heard nothing but good things about them. I was most interested in the bunk liners, the only time it really seemed cold in the camper was when the wind was blowing, since the window covers on the bunk ends are breathable canvas, they can let a lot of cold air in, the liners would help with this.
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Old 01-26-2013, 09:08 PM   #9
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I use popup gizmos and electric space heater to help the furnace. Also, we put a sleeping bag on top of the mattress and then cover up with a comforter. The popup gizmos help in the winter and summer.
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Used the Popupgizmos quite a bit. We loved them. They kept our PUP warm in temps down in the low 30's along with the no condensation. Our furnace did a good job keeping us warm along with some nice thick comforters. We also used under bunk skirts that helped keep the draft off of us under the beds, plus it was extra outside storage. Hope this helps.

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Tell me about the skirts for the bunk ends and maybe a picture too. Those sound like a good idea.
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