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Old 10-14-2014, 10:46 AM   #21
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Our son is a real fan of his Canyon cooler that he uses in the VW bus activities and just now on a two day Vegas trip with the four of them. The ice stays good for a couple of days with a 11 year old and 14 year old digging in frequently. The Canyon Cooler is similar to the Yeti cooler but much cheaper.

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Old 10-14-2014, 07:23 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by Greggo View Post
Should come in handy here in LaLa Land when the big one comes too!
I really admire a man who calls his state by its proper name.

"You can't buy happiness, but you can buy an RV. And that is pretty close."
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Old 10-15-2014, 10:47 AM   #23
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I have the 60-liter Engel, about 2 cubic feet. Ran it for 5 months this summer in the back of the Subaru and on shore power when convenient. I upgraded the car battery to a ~65aH deep cycle and put 70 watts of solar on the roof rack. Worked beautifully. The fridge does have a tiny fan that kicks on if it needs more ventilation. Overall, completely satisfied with this fridge. It takes about 2.88 amps when it is cycled on. Car alternator quickly tops off the battery whenever we drive.

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