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Old 07-31-2007, 09:16 PM   #1
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Dry ice in Refrigerator

We own a 2003 396XL motorhome and the driveway at our home has a good grade to it, which makes it almost impossible to level the motorhome and plug the fridge in so that it is cool when we load it. We are thinking of buying a 10# slab of dry ice to put in the freezer and fridge the night before our trip and see how it works.
Has anyone out there done this and what were the results?
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Old 07-31-2007, 09:40 PM   #2
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You have cheap access to Dry Ice?
That would work great, no mess.
May look into a regular fridge, compressore type, if it is that much of a problem.
From the looks of your avitar, you must have 120v going down the road.


Most fun with dry ice is to put some in a 2 liter Coke bottle, add a little water, screw the cap on tight, and run....good exersize.
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Old 07-31-2007, 11:17 PM   #3
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I tried it once with a 5lb block in my 31ft sovereign. It worked well but I decided the cost of dry ice was more than I wanted to spent. When I pack it up now I just try to make sure everything is as cold as possible.
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Growing up, our camper had an icebox. We would put block ice in the icebox, or pre-freeze milk containers to keep things cold. The milk containers help reduce the mess. Money was usually an issue and this worked well for us.
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Growing up, our camper had an icebox. We would put block ice in the icebox, or pre-freeze milk containers to keep things cold. The milk containers help reduce the mess. Money was usually an issue and this worked well for us.
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I agree with Dave. We would fill screw cap type plastic milk and water bottles with water (leave room for expansion) and keep them in the freezer at home. They work good for pre-cooling the refrigerator or for ice chests, and keep the mess to a minimum. Cheap too.
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