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Old 06-02-2012, 09:27 PM   #11
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Always off - Refrig stays cold all day and not needed - even in 100 degree weather

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Old 06-21-2012, 11:35 AM   #12
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Always off. Its a flame. Nobody needs that travelling down the road. If the fridge cannot stay cold for 5-6 hours then fridge needs replacing.
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Old 06-21-2012, 11:56 AM   #13
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Mine runs on propane while travelling. The manual even says it's fine. I'm not going to argue with the manufacturer.
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Old 06-21-2012, 12:07 PM   #14
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Mine runs on propane while travelling. The manual even says it's fine. I'm not going to argue with the manufacturer.
Agree. If it wasn't meant to be done, manufacturers would have all RV's able to use battery to run the fridge while towing. Mine has two options: propane or electric; since I cannot find an extension cord long enough propane it is!
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Old 06-21-2012, 01:10 PM   #15
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Off, unless trip is more than 4-5 hours. Always off when entering a fuel station.
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Old 06-21-2012, 01:17 PM   #16
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I have tried to run with our on 12 volt 2x now, but each time when I set-up the check light is on and the fridge is not cold.

Have pretty much just given up.
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Old 06-21-2012, 01:30 PM   #17
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To be real safe I use a cooler with ice in it.I never slide it across the carpet while at a fuel stop,it might cause static electricty and blow up the fuel station. My wife makes sure no one drives up to the other side of the pump island while we are getting fuel,as well as not starting their vehicle until I am finished fueling. Ignition & starters two biggest spark producers. One can never be too safe! Youroo!!
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Old 06-21-2012, 01:36 PM   #18
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To be real safe I use a cooler with ice in it.I never slide it across the carpet while at a fuel stop,it might cause static electricty and blow up the fuel station. My wife makes sure no one drives up to the other side of the pump island while we are getting fuel,as well as not starting their vehicle until I am finished fueling. Ignition & starters two biggest spark producers. One can never be too safe! Youroo!!
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Old 06-21-2012, 01:37 PM   #19
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To be real safe I use a cooler with ice in it.I never slide it across the carpet while at a fuel stop,it might cause static electricty and blow up the fuel station. My wife makes sure no one drives up to the other side of the pump island while we are getting fuel,as well as not starting their vehicle until I am finished fueling. Ignition & starters two biggest spark producers. One can never be too safe! Youroo!!
Don't forget to tie down the dog. They tend to create a static charge with their coat.
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Old 06-21-2012, 01:51 PM   #20
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This past weekend I ran with the fridge on gas. 1 part to ensure it was working, 1 part to keep/get things cold that I hadn't planned far enough ahead for, 1 part to keep my burgers frozen.
Then ran 90% of Thursday-Saturday on propane due to my generator failing. (Over 20 years old + bumped the fan switch to A/C = POP goes the genny)
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