Heat and AC fan question

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  1. Michael Boyer

    Michael Boyer New Member

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    I am planning on doing some cold/cool weather camping, I will be using 2 electric heaters to heat my PUP, can/should I run the AC in fan only mode to help distribute the warm air around the PUP? Thanks in advance.
     
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    Anthony Hitchings Well-Known Member Silver Supporting Member

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    if the AC fan is quiet then run it, else perhaps get a quieter USB fan to move air around
     
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    Sjm9911 Well-Known Member Gold Supporting Member

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    You probably will not need it. Those ellectric heaters will do fine by themselves.
     
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    The A/C fan may pull air in from the outside. Check that.
     
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    Sneezer Well-Known Member

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    Two electric heaters plus the overhead fan may trip the pole. Most campgrounds I have been to will trip when using two heaters on just the regular plug while tent camping.

    I never run the overhead when using the heater and it warms up nicely.
     
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    Thanks for all the replies, I will probably not run it then.
     
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    rsdata Active Member Gold Supporting Member

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    depending on the weather 1 heater may be all you need, again depending on size and wattage, and by all means a cheap 20 inch box fan or something smaller will circulate the warm air off the ceiling, I normally point the fan toward the ceiling to move the warmed air around...
    I also use a Mr. Heater Buddy heater powered by propane if boondocking.
     
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    Sjm9911 Well-Known Member Gold Supporting Member

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    I used my light fan things to move air. Not super powerful, but enough to direct heat/ac to the bunkends. Ill agree, depending on the weather 1 heater worked for me. But it wasnt super cold out.
     

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