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Old 11-17-2018, 05:33 PM   #1
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Power for Outside Fridge

The fridge in the outdoor kitchen of my 243RBS runs off shore power with no propane option like the indoor fridge. That means no power while we're under way. It would be awesome to put lunch in the outdoor fridge for a rest area/wayside park picnic. So, the question is: how to power the outdoor fridge while underway? A secondary inverter?
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Old 11-18-2018, 11:41 AM   #2
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We use frozen water bottles to maintain the temperature after chilling it on shore power prior to leaving. With 4 or 6 frozen 16oz bottles, you'll get through a travel day easily without thawing out. Then, repeat when on shore power.

A separate inverter would work for the fridge; however, it would likely put a large drain on the battery(ies) with little gain.
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I turn mine down as low as it will go. After a days travel it is around 50 in there which is about the same as if the things were in an ice chest.
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