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Old 10-23-2007, 08:52 AM   #1
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how much propane to run a fridge?

was told that you can run a fridge for a week and it will only use a small amount of propane,as it is only burning about the same amount as a pilot light,is this true? Thank You All !

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Old 10-23-2007, 08:57 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by Rollerboy
was told that you can run a fridge for a week and it will only use a small amount of propane,as it is only burning about the same amount as a pilot light,is this true? Thank You All !
It is true, although it's more than a pilot light. It is a tiny torch type flame.

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Old 10-23-2007, 09:35 AM   #3
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Figure on about 3x the amount for your stovetop pilot. Still a pretty small amount. A 30# bottle would last for many weeks if that was all you were running.
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Old 10-23-2007, 10:50 AM   #5
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I believe I read in he manual somewhere the at full blast it will use about 5 grams/hour. That's not much! Propane usage is also dependent on ambient conditions.
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