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Old 12-19-2014, 03:29 PM   #1
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Georgetown questions

I've been thinking about ordering a Georgetown 335 and would be interested in hearing from folks who have that floorplan, or Georgetowns in general. I also had questions about the residential refrigerators, I've heard they have a limited run time on battery alone, (20 hrs, and I guess that's running the batteries low enough to damage them), and wonder if it's a worthwhile option.Thanks for any replies.
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Old 12-19-2014, 03:42 PM   #2
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The only question I can probably answer is mine, which is an XL, came with a dedicated inverter for the residential fridge and it has an automatic shutoff so as not to drain the battery completely. The battery run time is pretty limited, don't know if it's 20 or more or less, but it feels less than 20 specially if you are running other stuff. I have read many posts where people have said they woke up in the morning with their fridge off because the battery had gotten low enough to shut off.
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Old 12-19-2014, 03:53 PM   #3
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The new 15's come with a dedicated 2000 watt now. I was running the inverter only for 3 days and still had 1/3 battery life left.


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Old 12-20-2014, 03:40 PM   #4
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Thanks for the replies, still trying to decide if the residential fridge is worth it, can't understand why they don't have the four door two-way fridge as an option. I also would like some opinions from 335 owners about their units in particular and Georgetowns in general. Would love to have an XL but budget says no. Thank you.
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Six Pack. We went from our TT to the 351 with the residential fridge. At first we were skeptical without the ability to do gas or electric on the fridge - we often park our RV in a storage lot for 4-5 days while visiting relatives. BUT after 4 weeks, we have come to really enjoy the convenience and the feeling of home that the fridge offers. No problems on the inverter.

We opted for the 351 - we wanted the bunks for our grandkids.

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Old 12-20-2014, 06:57 PM   #6
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We have the XL 378 and the residential fridge. We love the fridge. But it only gives us between 5 -6 hours per charge. Not really that great but when it is in storage I unplug the converter/charger and then plug the charger into a 110 v outlet. The batteries stay charged and the fridge stays running. I don't know if this is good for the batteries but have been doing this for almost 2 years and no issues.


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We have the XL 378 and the residential fridge. We love the fridge. But it only gives us between 5 -6 hours per charge. Not really that great but when it is in storage I unplug the converter/charger and then plug the charger into a 110 v outlet. The batteries stay charged and the fridge stays running. I don't know if this is good for the batteries but have been doing this for almost 2 years and no issues.


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Why are you unplugging the converter? Just plug your 110 into 50 amp cord with connector. You can switch off converter but not necessary.


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I only have a 50 amp to 30 amp adapter and at my storage unit all I have is a 110 outlet. At home I keep my 50 amp plugged in all the time.


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We have the XL 378 and the residential fridge. We love the fridge. But it only gives us between 5 -6 hours per charge. Not really that great but when it is in storage I unplug the converter/charger and then plug the charger into a 110 v outlet. The batteries stay charged and the fridge stays running. I don't know if this is good for the batteries but have been doing this for almost 2 years and no issues.


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I am curious why you only get 5-6 hours. I usually get 3-4 days. I have tested that twice. I stay plugged in at the house but twice I have came home from a trip and intentionally only ran the inverter for the fridge checked it everyday and on the 3rd day still had 1/3 into the battery.


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Good question. I may just have to check it out again. I did it once and it ran less than 6 hours.
I'll let every one know later this week.


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