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Old 06-16-2020, 02:59 AM   #1
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Hey all, this is probably more of a general question. How many people haul with beverages in the fridge of your outdoor kitchen? Our son loaded it and pulled to the campground only to find a mess when they got there. We are taking our Columbus out for the first time this weekend and have been trying to get as much info as we can on this. We were hoping to shed the cooler. Thank you
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Old 06-16-2020, 04:03 AM   #2
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Hey all, this is probably more of a general question. How many people haul with beverages in the fridge of your outdoor kitchen? Our son loaded it and pulled to the campground only to find a mess when they got there. We are taking our Columbus out for the first time this weekend and have been trying to get as much info as we can on this. We were hoping to shed the cooler. Thank you
every outdoor fridge i've seen is 120vAC. so how would you run it without using a dedicated inverter?
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Old 06-16-2020, 04:10 AM   #3
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every outdoor fridge i've seen is 120vAC. so how would you run it without using a dedicated inverter?

Canned drinks such as soda and beer do not require refrigeration. I've hauled non perishable items in my outdoor fridge. Just make sure the fridge is full so things don't shift around. I used cut pool noodles to fill in any gaps.
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Old 06-16-2020, 07:51 AM   #4
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I travel with drinks in the outdoor refrigerator all the time, just make sure it is loaded well secured. I also secure the refrigerator door shut. For longer trips I found 2 blue freezer packs that just fit in freezer compartment to help keep it cold.
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Old 06-16-2020, 08:41 AM   #5
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I secure my outdoor fridge with these - https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00AS693R2..._xUm6EbKB1AT4W
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I am using the hold-down strap from an old RV cover around the fridge. Keeps the door closed and have never had items fall out.
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In our last SOB (some other brand) 5th wheel we plugged into shore power, cooled down the outdoor refrigerator ahead of time (along with the contents) and strapped the door shut. In 6-7 hours of driving, the contents were still nice and cold on arrival.
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Old 06-16-2020, 10:46 AM   #8
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Hello, and thanks for the feedback. I'll give that a try. I guess he was a little vague on whether or not the door came open and stuff fell out or if it broke in the fridge. I haven't been able to chat with him but I think I need to.
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This is how I load my outside fridge and I secure the door closed using a child proof strap.Click image for larger version

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We use the expandable mini tension rods to keep the drinks in place in the outdoor fridge.
We keep bottles and cans in this fridge even when traveling and have not had any issues.
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We freeze water bottles to keep the fridge cold. We purchased a child latch to keep the fridge door closed and use tension rods to secure its contents
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Old 09-27-2020, 09:05 PM   #12
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We use the expandable mini tension rods to keep the drinks in place in the outdoor fridge.
We keep bottles and cans in this fridge even when traveling and have not had any issues.


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Expandable mini tension rings are cheap and work great. I also pre-chill the fridge and contents and have driven several hours and contents still cold on arrival.
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