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Old 06-04-2016, 10:48 AM   #29
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Peter...

Interesting point about a fan in a flue-based installation may introduce conflicting technologies. Maybe I should simply shade the refrigerator area when there is direct sunlight.

I can't remember the inside temperature of the trailer during the hot spell in Arizona. But the AC was on and it was comfortable.

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Old 06-04-2016, 12:33 PM   #30
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Shade is good, is your fridge on the street side? Our old one was in the 25' and I always wanted to get an awning on that side. Hoping to get one on the new FC20 and on the rear too, at some point.
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Yes, my fridge is on the street side. I do have an awning on that side which does help a bit, although it doesn't extend as far as the curbside awning.
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Yes, my fridge is on the street side. I do have an awning on that side which does help a bit, although it doesn't extend as far as the curbside awning.
Then your set up is "as good as it gets" for really hot weather camping IMO. The potential benefits of adding a cooling fan balance out with the risks and costs, again in my opinion.

If it ain't broke don't fix it . . .

Wish we had the old flue set up -- really a no-brainer . . .

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Bill, nice blog on the other post re refer cooling thread. I'll have to spend some time there.

So as to not hijack that other thread like I'm going to on this one...but since both you and OTRA15 opened the door and both mentioned Blacks Beach (less is more) and since a minor hijack is only a misdemeanor here ya go.

I had to dig for a bit to find all the Homegrown albums and this was my final selection. The first still eludes me.



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Thanks, Bob, for the credit and notes on my engineering (clothes hanger... demonstrating less is more).

I also have memories of eating burritos at El Indio and going to Black's Beach (where less is also more)!

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Bill, nice blog on the other post re refer cooling thread. I'll have to spend some time there.

So as to not hijack that other thread like I'm going to on this one...but since both you and OTRA15 opened the door and both mentioned Blacks Beach (less is more) and since a minor hijack is only a misdemeanor here ya go.

I had to dig for a bit to find all the Homegrown albums and this was my final selection. The first still eludes me.



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Thanks, Bob, for digging in the sand and coming up with more homegrown nostalgia regarding Blacks Beach...

No buttons, bows, or refrigerator fans are needed at Blacks Beach!

(P.S. Additional ways to keep the refrigerator cool: Quick, easy and safe refrigerator defrosting)

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