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Old 08-18-2018, 05:53 PM   #31
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I am beginning to realize that! And they over charge!
And get it wrong half the time.
I have better odds than that. And I rarely over charge my self.
Unless, I go from Bud to Becks

DIY is the word!
Yep, as much as possible!!
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Old 08-18-2018, 05:55 PM   #32
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I'll drink to that!
Ouch Frank!!
Sad but all too true... A new meaning to a back-ache!!
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Old 08-18-2018, 08:31 PM   #33
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Any fridge that runs on LP probably will NOT run on 12V or they are very small. They have some that "RUN OFF OF 12 VOLT" because they are running off of your inverter - if you have one - but they are not directly connected to the 12v system. NOW, In the 80's, there were some made that ran off of 12v but they just kept things COOL!
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Any fridge that runs on LP probably will NOT run on 12V or they are very small. They have some that "RUN OFF OF 12 VOLT" because they are running off of your inverter - if you have one - but they are not directly connected to the 12v system. NOW, In the 80's, there were some made that ran off of 12v but they just kept things COOL!
However the salesman didn't really lie... it does take 12 volt to keep the control circuit active!

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However the salesman didn't really lie... it does take 12 volt to keep the control circuit active!

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Old 08-18-2018, 09:18 PM   #36
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Any fridge that runs on LP probably will NOT run on 12V or they are very small. They have some that "RUN OFF OF 12 VOLT" because they are running off of your inverter - if you have one - but they are not directly connected to the 12v system. NOW, In the 80's, there were some made that ran off of 12v but they just kept things COOL!
Exactly, that's why I went to the manual... NorCold and they make "Residential" Frigs that have their own inverter. Run time however, according to the manual, is only a few hours on a typical battery.
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Exactly, that's why I went to the manual... NorCold and they make "Residential" Frigs that have their own inverter. Run time however, according to the manual, is only a few hours on a typical battery.
I had an under counter refrig that ran on 12/120/prop. I quit using the 12 v option soon after getting it about 10 years ago. Running it on 12 v set to high would kill a 31 grp battery on the 4 hour drive to the campground. That was even with charging from the tow vehicle.

I don't miss the 12 v option in my new TT.
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I had an under counter refrig that ran on 12/120/prop. I quit using the 12 v option soon after getting it about 10 years ago. Running it on 12 v set to high would kill a 31 grp battery on the 4 hour drive to the campground. That was even with charging from the tow vehicle.

I don't miss the 12 v option in my new TT.
Same here; I run with LP on or off, depending on weather and what's in the Frig. I've put a block of ice in the bottom of the frig and freezer if I'm worried or turn on the LP.
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