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Old 11-11-2019, 03:52 PM
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portable ac

I just put a portable ac unit in the front of my trailer to keep my planes comfortable, and was wondering how you would go about securing it so it won't move around when you tow the trailer.
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Old 11-11-2019, 04:00 PM
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I would use a ratchet style tie downs. How did you do the vent for water? Care to share the link for the unit?
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Old 11-11-2019, 04:48 PM
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Go to the "show us your trailer setups" thread and look at the last half dozen pages...some Guy's were talking about portable ac in their trailer
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Old 11-12-2019, 01:24 PM
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I have a Delonghi ac unit that does not need a drain with this system is what they say, if I find that I need one I will put through the floor next to the vent.
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Old 11-15-2019, 12:16 AM
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I used 2x4s around the wheels so couldn't roll then bungee straps from the wall around it

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Old 11-15-2019, 01:17 AM
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These portable A/C... only product 50% of rated cooling but use 150% of the power used by a regular built for trailer A/C or even a wall unit.

This video explains this nicely

Portable Air Conditioners - Why you shouldn't like them (16 min 40 sec)
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Old 11-15-2019, 07:23 AM
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These portable A/C... only product 50% of rated cooling but use 150% of the power used by a regular built for trailer A/C or even a wall unit.

This video explains this nicely

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-mBeYC2KGc
I tried one for my home last year. We like the bedroom around 62f when we sleep and I didn't want to turn the A/C down that far in the house. It was louder than expected but really didn't cool as well as I though. Ended up with a window unit that was less money and worked better. If i was going to cool my trailer, for around $600.00 I would lot for a roof top unit. Not a large hole is needed and takes up no floor space.
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Old 11-15-2019, 06:07 PM
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they are crap , Im in the AC business . we don't sell mor service those things . and your right they cool very little for the noise and expense they create.
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