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Old 12-28-2018, 04:28 PM   #1
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Indoor/outdoor thermometer

We like to know the outdoor temps occasionally, so ordered this unit from Amazon. Anyone have a good way to stash the outdoor monitor? Not looking for a fixed installation, just a pouch or small basket or whatever, to stick it in while we're camped. Needs to be approx. 3" wide by 3" high by 1" deep.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Old 12-28-2018, 04:38 PM   #2
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That looks like a good unit. I bought the AccuTemp and mounted the sensor (on a screw? velcro? can't remember) in a bin at the back. It's been on the original battery for over a year. Love it!
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Old 12-28-2018, 05:08 PM   #3
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Put it in a ziplock, place in propane compartment, zip tie.
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Old 12-28-2018, 05:19 PM   #4
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I mount mine on a suction hook, just outside the door, while we are stationary.
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Old 12-28-2018, 05:21 PM   #5
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I have a similar unit and place it on the inside arm of the canopy with Velcro. Placing it right next to the body of the coach or in a compartment will not give you accurate temps as the inside temps will bleed through the walls. My Velcro strip is about 2 feet away from the outside coach wall, on the inside of the arm, out of the direct sun. Gives perfect readings based on secondary sources...news and phone apps, etc.
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Old 12-28-2018, 08:19 PM   #6
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Water compartment since it’s marginal temps mid-Atlantic.
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Old 12-28-2018, 08:37 PM   #7
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We use the plain old double suction cup temp/humidity stuck to the outside of the window on the slide.. no electrical or batteries needed...Think I paid $7/8 bucks for it ...several years & it hasn't fell off yet
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Old 12-28-2018, 10:29 PM   #8
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We used 3M automotive tape to attach it to the bottom of the passenger side mirror.

https://www.amazon.com/3M-38582-Exte...ded+automotive

Works fine most of the day and all night .
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Old 12-29-2018, 08:53 AM   #9
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Do you think the base unit could be mounted underneath the cab overhang (in front and above the windshield) on a Class C Four Winds? This would keep it out of the weather.......
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Old 12-29-2018, 01:07 PM   #10
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I mounted our outdoor sencer in the propane conpartment with a zip tie.
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Old 12-30-2018, 07:53 PM   #11
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Do you think the base unit could be mounted underneath the cab overhang (in front and above the windshield) on a Class C Four Winds? This would keep it out of the weather.......
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I mounted our sensor on the narrow wall beside the cab door of our class C. It's up high near the cabover.
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Old 12-31-2018, 12:18 PM   #12
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On the underside of the top step with Velcro. When the steps are retracted, it is protected from road grime by the bottom step. The only downside, true about most locations, is direct sunlight shining on the step will make it read high.
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Old 01-06-2019, 02:04 PM   #13
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I used heavy duty 3M double sided mounting tape and stuck the sensor to the frame by the back wall. Works well when the back is facing north so no heat from the sun. It's been there for years. Needed to remount it when I changed the batteries that's all.
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Old 01-06-2019, 02:30 PM   #14
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I glued a magnet on mine, so I can put it on any metal piece out of the sun.
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Old 01-06-2019, 02:36 PM   #15
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Hi Chief,
I did the same as Gritz with velcro. Placed it directly under the rear portion of the awning. Seems to work.
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Old 01-07-2019, 11:17 AM   #16
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If it's anywhere near an appliance (propane tank will get cold when you're using gas) you will not get accurate readings. It needs to be in the open air, surrounded by open air, out of the sun an away from anything that has variable temperature ranges.
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