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Old 10-23-2017, 06:14 PM   #1
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Residential Fridge question

We ordered a new Isata 5 30fw and kept the stock residential fridge which only runs on the inverter, but are now wondering, since we boondock a bit, if we really need the 2 way fridge they offer as an option. How long is too long to boondock with that residential fridge, ie, how soon will it drain the batteries. We will have 2 100 watt solar panels on the roof. Is there a drop dead length of time boondocking where you really need the 2 way fridge?

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Old 10-24-2017, 10:18 AM   #2
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There is no set time as long as you can recharge your batteries either by solar or by generator with that said I think the standard RV frig is the best setup for boondocking IMHO

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Old 10-26-2017, 10:18 AM   #3
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If I was going to do a lot of boondocking I would get the RV refrigerator. I like our residential refrigerator , I have four Trojans six volt batteries
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