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Old 07-16-2016, 12:54 PM   #11
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Keep in mind... You will get little to nothing off the tow vehicle to charge.

I run both fridges on electric, through the the inverter while driving.
I do have 450ah of battery though.
With that... After about a 4 hour drive, I'm at 75-80% SOC.


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Old 07-16-2016, 04:57 PM   #12
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Keep in mind... You will get little to nothing off the tow vehicle to charge.

I run both fridges on electric, through the the inverter while driving.
I do have 450ah of battery though.
With that... After about a 4 hour drive, I'm at 75-80% SOC.


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Wow, ok, I have a 23 amp hour 140 minute battery. My refrigerator is 115v/60hz and running amps is 1.1 and start up amps is 4. With nothing else running ideally I would be able to run the refrigerator for 23 hours? I have 1 small computer fan running on the inside refrigerator that will be running on gas. I am only looking for 3 hours travel time then hooked up to shore power. I understand my TV will not charge the battery. Do I stand a good chance of success?
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No.
Way too small to run an inverter of that size, for any length of time.


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1000 watt Inverter question.

No.
Way too small to run an inverter of that size, for any length of time.



Although. Before I had my inverter, even a three hour ride, the outside fridge was still plenty cold.
As long as it cold when you start.






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I was afraid of that. Thanks for all your help!
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I was afraid of that. Thanks for all your help!

Chill the fridge, fill it with cold ones, you will be fine!!


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. My refrigerator is 115v/60hz and running amps is 1.1 and start up amps is 4. Do I stand a good chance of success?
That is 1.1A on 115VAC, which means that the converter will be drawing 12-14ADC from the battery. As you do not want to draw the battery down over 50%. The battery will last about 1hr.
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Different tow vehicles will provide drastically different charging current. Don't rule out what help that might be. While it most likely will not keep up with the draw of the refrigerator, it might not let the battery go as low as predicted. JMHO
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Different tow vehicles will provide drastically different charging current. Don't rule out what help that might be. While it most likely will not keep up with the draw of the refrigerator, it might not let the battery go as low as predicted. JMHO

There's still not a tow vehicle that I've ever seen that has 4ga running to the back.

Until I do that to mine.....


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Was size alternator in your Ram? Doesn't the subwoofer required to listen to the CBC vinyl cafe reruns take a lot of juice while driving to the park?
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