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Old 08-19-2013, 08:09 PM   #1
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Frig running on Lp

How long will the frig run off a full LP tank... We have the double door frig with an ice maker...

Salesman told us frig would get colder faster running on LP...
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Old 08-19-2013, 08:14 PM   #2
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We have a smaller fridge, but we went 11 days in 90F weather, cooking, hot water, and fridge, and used slightly more than 20 pounds....
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Ours is also smaller but we went 6 on a little less then a half tank.
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Old 08-20-2013, 09:10 AM   #4
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How long will the frig run off a full LP tank... We have the double door frig with an ice maker...

Salesman told us frig would get colder faster running on LP...
It may be true that the fridge will get colder 'faster' running on LP. But once it is 'down to' the max cold, why worry about the difference. If you need to run on LP going down the road, do it. If at a campground the 'auto' will move it over the 110. Save your LP for when you need it. 'water' to make ice takes the same amount of time to freeze with either LP or 110, (the freezer is the same temp). If you need 'ice' faster that the ice maker is 'making it'.... go to the camp 'Lodge' and buy a bag.

We average camping 40 days a year (traveling thousands of miles with the LP fridge on) and a one 30pound LP tank (usings 110 at the campground) will last us around 3 YEARS.
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I was stating mine because we don't stay in campgrounds. That's running your fridge 24 hours a day on propane. Also I'm going off the fact that my Sunseeker only has a 12 gallon tank (and I assume his is close to that). We don't have the luxury of dual 30's.
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