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Old 10-18-2016, 01:40 PM   #15
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I have used 24-hours for forty years.

A big three way Norcold on the current rig.

Bag of ice in freezer, and then add only cold items.

Refer batt operated fan helps.

Unit will run "better" on propane than on AC or DC.

Airflow up the back of the unit is critical, and a sealed enclosure other than designed ventilation. Addition of external fans to that enclosure a common upgrade.

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Old 10-18-2016, 08:28 PM   #16
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Yeti cooler is top dog but high cost.

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Old 10-19-2016, 12:22 AM   #17
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If you add two computer 12v fans to the refer vent screen it will help with initial cool down. Having said that, always turn the refer on gas the night before and let it cool down during the night when the ambient air temp is at it slowest.
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Old 10-19-2016, 05:35 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by rjmaype View Post
Yeti cooler is top dog but high cost.

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Are these only soft-sided?

They look well-made.

Thanks for the heads up, and welcome to the forum!


PS -- One of the threads I linked before involved using two coolers in the tow vehicle, one of which held frozen items cooled with dry ice.
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Old 10-19-2016, 06:53 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by richw46 View Post
propane or shore power, it takes ours about 12 hours (empty) to get down to the mid 30s in the fridge section in the summer; much faster in december loading up for florida :d. For summer trips i plug it in in the late afternoon and by morning it's ready to go and we fill it up, switch to propane and take off.

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