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Old 02-08-2014, 10:14 AM   #11
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How to make your drawers/cabinets look good and quite

It was suggested to me to share what I have done with my last four
rigs to improve the look and quietness. Our new 3011ds is on order
and when it comes in I'm going to carpet the drawers and cabinets.
What I have been using is carpet runners. It is thin with a rubber
backing. I have purchased it from Lowes and HD. This has
improved the look greatly and cut down on a lot of noise. It does
not move around if you do a good job of cutting.

Hope this helps


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Old 02-08-2014, 10:31 AM   #12
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Sorry for the misinformation I think I had brain freeze from the cold spell we have had .

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Old 02-11-2014, 06:04 AM   #13
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I am a retire Fire Chief tat hates propane but I use mine to run the refrigerator when driving. I do shut off the refrigerator when fueling and most important, put away the cell phone. I have seen many gas pump fires started by cell phones.
Make sure your propane monitor is good. I should know how they check it at the dealers but I do not. Also, RVs have their propane tanks near ground level and leaks in lines will leak downward because propane is much heavier than air. It's not like natural gas where gas can float and fill the RV. I would run it with gas to keep your meds cool.
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Old 02-11-2014, 07:11 AM   #14
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Igloo iceless 28 QT 12 volt cooler at Amazon is $90 with free shipping. It doesn't
say how many amps it draws but should not be a problem when the
engine is running.
Or run on LP like we do.
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Old 02-11-2014, 07:46 AM   #15
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I run the 12 volt cooler and it works great. Keep it between cab seats for easy access while driving.
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Old 02-11-2014, 08:22 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by Mike & Molly View Post
I have medication that must stay cold before use.
Cooler / ice not always available on the road.
I am not comfortable cooling the refrigerator using propane while driving.
Planning on using the electric.
Question is - Is it running off the house batteries while driving and is the engine alternator enough to keep the batteries charged and operating the refrigerator while traveling.
Thanks for your help / advise.
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If you have the optional 4 door fridge I believe there is an engine ignition interlock that will not allow the fridge to operate (no spark start) for about 15 or 20 minutes after engine shutdown for fueling your MH. Also, if a propane line breakes that would shut down the propane bottle due to the regulator detecting an open gas flow. If you do not have the 4 door fridge I'm not sure if the standard fridge has the engine interlock. However; the open gas line protection is there. I think this is correct and therefore while driving with fridge operating on propane would not be hazardous. JMO.
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Old 02-11-2014, 06:03 PM   #17
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I could not imagine running without the fridge on. We turn the fridge on at least one day prior to departure and then fill it up when all is cold. I put my needed medicine in the fridge. This is our on the road home and why we have a fridge run on propane. On top of all that when we arrive the beer is cold!!
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Old 02-11-2014, 06:32 PM   #18
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How far and/or how long are you looking to drive before you get to your destination and can plug-in? Might I suggest the simple, low-tech approach: plug it in a day or two before you leave to get it nice and cold, and then take a gallon milk jug that you filled with water and froze in your house freezer, and place that in the fridge and close the door. A chunk of ice that big will keep your fridge cold for a considerably long time without the fridge being "on."
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Old 02-11-2014, 06:42 PM   #19
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We go 4-5 hours a day and sometimes have no schedule at all. That is a good idea for when we start and I will try that next time. Thanks for the info.
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Have towed with the frig on propane since 1976 and will continue to do so. If it were a problem with the thousands and thousands of people that tow with the frig on propane, you would see something on or in the news of rv explosions happening due to running the frig on propane while traveling.

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