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Old 06-03-2012, 10:39 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by boubou View Post
We do the same thing! Drove 5 hours a and everything frozen solid
No need to drive with propane on. Been at CG for 4 nights now and had a coke from the fridge (put in there after we arrived from the cooler) and it was icy! Fridge is really cold, we turned it down to 4

we drove 7 hours on our last trip and fridge and freezer still did what they were supposed to do -- I'm sure we lost some temp, but all was OK

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Old 06-03-2012, 10:53 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by B47 View Post
Thanks - as you state here I knew about the ban of LP in certain tunnels and of course turning your LP bottles off before fueling, but I just wanted to make sure I didn't overlook something else.
I just wanted to make a slight correction. You need to turn off the fridge itself when fueling. I would also close the tanks; but the single most important thing is making sure the fridge isn't trying to ignite. That spark when it tries to light could also ignite gasoline vapours.

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Old 06-09-2012, 09:52 PM   #23
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I have an A126 so the fridge is small. We prechill the fridge at least 12 hours before leaving and pack with cold food items. We dont have a freezer compartment.

When we drive we use 12v for the fridge and it either maintains the cool or gets colder. Back to AC at the CG Or propane when boondocking.

I'm not comfortable with propane when driving.
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Old 06-09-2012, 09:56 PM   #24
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My fridge is on pretty much on all the time when it is parked at home. When I travel it is set to run on propane. I have never turned mine off when fueling. Not saying that is the right thing to do, I just never have.
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Old 06-10-2012, 12:25 AM   #25
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darn close

Originally Posted by GASPEDDLER View Post
I start the fridge on electric 36 to 48 hours before then fill the fridge with food 24 hours before we leave. When I'm getting ready to pull out I switch it to gas. When arrive I switch back to electric.

pretty darn close
to what we do also

wish to keep the ice cream cold

much talked about around
regarding gas on while traveling
not recommended
it seems
many many do it
including us on the mountain top


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