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Old 10-13-2016, 03:28 PM   #1
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Portable ice maker

Anyone have any suggestions for a good dependable portable counter ice machine for a motorhome.
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Old 10-13-2016, 03:32 PM   #2
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Igloo Compact Ice Maker - Assorted Colors - Sam's Club

This thing ROCKS! I only had to buy 2 bags of ice while we were out over the course of 7 trips, both due to ice melting while we were driving to our destinations. Once the cooler has ice in it, this thing keeps very well....20+ pounds per day in 80 plus degree weather, more if its cooler. On my last trip, it was only about 60 degrees outside, and I didn't even start putting ice in the cooler until I started making it....by the next day, the cooler was full. Plus, for $10, they warrantied it for 3 years. One of my best purchases ever!
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Old 10-13-2016, 04:30 PM   #3
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I have the same one, works well. When it's hot out I try to feed it cold water and it make ice faster. Even at room temp it's pretty fast.
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Old 10-13-2016, 04:49 PM   #4
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We bought one from Kohl's called a Newair. It is very fast and makes 3 sizes of ice. We have had it for about 2 years with no issues. They have many colors to match if you like.
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Old 10-13-2016, 07:53 PM   #5
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Igloo from Sam's less than $90. On second year without problems.
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Old 10-16-2016, 07:19 PM   #6
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Had to replace one that quit working during a trip this year...I concur with others' recommendation on the Igloo from Sam's. Makes ice like a champ and is smaller & lighter than most. Just hope it it holds up. Great machine for the $$, so far.
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Old 10-17-2016, 10:16 PM   #7
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Old 10-17-2016, 10:31 PM   #8
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Cheapest $100 or less one you can find. They're all the same cheap Chinese crap.
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Cheap samsclub model lasted one season. Switched to a Koldfrpnt model which got great reviews.
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Old 10-17-2016, 11:18 PM   #10
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Does anyone know if they make portable one that can be hooked to an outside water source and store more ice in the reservoir?
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