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Old 08-17-2015, 10:11 PM   #161
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I just obtained one of those "walk in cooler flap kits" made for the refer, will install and test it later this week, may help with the recovery times.
Charlie please share where to purchase ? This was one of the first items I wanted to do with frig . Pat
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Old 08-18-2015, 11:07 AM   #162
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See here for details, I'm installing one this week.Refrigerator guard
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Old 08-20-2015, 09:35 PM   #163
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Tonight after work finally was able to plug trailer in .
6pm
Outside 91
Inside trailer 88
Inside frig 88
Inside frig fan on
Frig at 4 bars
No fans on inside cavity yet
4.3 frig
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Old 08-20-2015, 09:43 PM   #164
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Tonight after work finally was able to plug trailer in .
6pm
Outside 91
Inside trailer 88
Inside frig 88
Inside frig fan on
Frig at 4 bars
No fans on inside cavity yet
4.3 frig
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Changed to gas at 635 to get it going forgot .
Inside trailer 85
Inside frig still 88
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Old 08-21-2015, 12:33 AM   #165
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Changed to gas at 635 to get it going forgot .
Inside trailer 85
Inside frig still 88
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Just checked frig at 925 pm
75 in trailer
56 in frig
Outside is 73
Been about 3 hours
Once I changed to propane temps starting dropping . I have removed my freezer so can't get temp there. Pat
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Old 08-21-2015, 02:59 AM   #166
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11:37 pm
42 frig
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5 hours , no fans , recheck in morning
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Your fridge is trending in the right direction, Pat.
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6:35am
Frig 34
Trailer 65
Outside 63
Left inside fan in frig running all night . Frig was empty
Turned fan on in cavity immediately it dropped to 32
4 bars
Put some cold food in frig it went from door opening to 39 , shut fan in cavity off
Then in about a hour recovered to frig 34, trailer 65, outside 67
Will check again this afternoon when outside temps go up Pat
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Frig 34
Trailer 65
Outside 63
Left inside fan in frig running all night . Frig was empty
Turned fan on in cavity immediately it dropped to 32
4 bars
Put some cold food in frig it went from door opening to 39 , shut fan in cavity off
Then in about a hour recovered to frig 34, trailer 65, outside 67
Will check again this afternoon when outside temps go up Pat

Yeah, Pat; It's working. We're happy to hear of your success with this.
Forecast for Monday-Wednesday is the low 90's.
National Weather Service

That will give you a better idea of real results.
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Yeah, Pat; It's working. We're happy to hear of your success with this.
Forecast for Monday-Wednesday is the low 90's.
National Weather Service

That will give you a better idea of real results.
I don"t know yet . outside Temps are climbing over 90 now . I have had to open door a few times . I am still wondering about that piece of metal on the back of my frig . I really want to remove it . My temps are at 42 inside frig now . Trailer temp is now i 80 's . I expected to be lower this morning then I was . Thanks for the good words . Going to take off gas now and put on 120 . Pat
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