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Old 12-30-2015, 10:13 PM   #15
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I'm very happy with my electric water heater. And my electric refrigerator. And I've gotten lots of compliments on the open floor plan.

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Old 12-31-2015, 08:58 AM   #16
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My 1975 Argosy 26 is a little different setup, but I literally just removed the refrigerator (and everything else) a couple of weeks ago. Photos of the Demo can be found here:

The fridge related photos are towards the back of the album.

Mine had floor screws, and a 'Bracket (wide bent metal strip)' that was attached to the frame, as can be seen in these photos:

And of course, it had propane hookups that needed to be disconnected.

Also, I'm pretty sure mine had been serviced since someone wrote profanity in the soot behind the fridge :-)

I'm not sure any of this will apply to your Argosy, but I thought the photos might help give you an idea of the methods they used for attaching fridges to the Argosy's back in the day.

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Old 01-01-2016, 10:28 AM   #17
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Yes I found two of those "homemade" brackets also. Laughing at your service note.
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Old 03-07-2016, 06:48 PM   #18
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I got a chance to try out my shower yesterday, and my two gallon electric water heater is totally unsatisfactory. Will be looking for a propane on demand heater
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Old 03-07-2016, 09:35 PM   #19
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Have a look at the PrecisionTemp 550 or the Atwood equivalent. We installed a PrecisionTemp unit with a bare aluminum door (just request it) and it looks great and makes wife very happy during her long hot showers. Fits into the hole left by s 6 gallon Atwood with minor height adjustment.

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Old 08-12-2016, 11:16 AM   #20
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Originally Posted by mandolindave View Post
There are two easy diagnostic procedures that can be performed without taking the fridge out.

#1 Turn it on…see if it gets cold ( you did that )

#2 Open the access door. Look for oozing greenish gold toxic ammonia gas, and massive quantities of rust on the coil and pipes.

Next…find someone who will work on them. Ask their hourly rate. Ask for a guestimate of how long it will take and how much parts would be.

I had a friendship, and respect for my restoration guy ( Ron at South Jersey RV ) He said. " You don't have to replace your fridge…but I'm taking it out ". BTW mine was leaking, and still could freeze eggs and milk set on less than 1/2
There's one more easy check.You didn't say if you tried it on propane, but if you've only ever used it on electric then From the access door outside locate the heating element in the chimney stack. If the heating element is bad there will be no convection and therefore no cooling.

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