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Old 12-05-2013, 10:11 AM   #11
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We always bring along a PUR filtering pitcher that we use for drinking water - seems to do a very good job of making most water taste ok. I also use one of the hose end RV carbon filters on any water I put into the fresh water tank.
Good idea, I think I may have one of those lying around, might as well use it.
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Old 12-05-2013, 12:35 PM   #12
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Any one use, or know anything about, the water filter that Escape will install. It`s on the build sheet for $31.00. Not really sure what it is. j
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Old 12-05-2013, 12:39 PM   #13
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That is the same thing we are talking about, you install it at the faucet so the clean water runs thru your hose into your tank or lines. It is normally good for 6 months and easily obtainable from WW and CW. I'm sure Amazon has them also http://www.amazon.com/Camco-40043-Ta...+water+filters
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Old 12-08-2013, 02:06 PM   #14
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The 'Texas fridge fan' - This is an additional fan mounted on the exterior rear of the fridge to force air past the cooling fins to help the fridge cool on hot days. The kit includes a heat sensor switch to activate the fan when the temperature is high as well as a master on/off switch, which allows you to completely deactivate the fan if you choose.

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Hi Reace,
Does your Texas Fan option include a solar panel to power the fan or do you tie it into the trailer's electrical system?
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Old 12-08-2013, 02:09 PM   #15
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That option is part of your 12v system and is separate from the $850 solar option.
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Old 12-08-2013, 02:25 PM   #16
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Hi Greg,
The "Texas Fan" is wired into the trailer's 12 volt power. I do not know the amp draw.
I guess because the first ones were installed in Escapes going to Texas by request, the coined name stuck. We are not the only region of the country were this will help improve your refrigerator performance.
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Old 12-09-2013, 09:59 PM   #17
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Thanks for the confirmations. An aftermarket (Camco) kit uses an integral solar panel to power the fan, thus there is no draw on the trailer's 12v system. The unknown is how well the roof mounted fairing aligns with the landing molded into the roof of the 19'. Here is the link to the Tweety's ad: (Camco Solar RV Refrigerator Vent Cover/ Fan).
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Old 12-09-2013, 10:21 PM   #18
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Well, isn't that interesting?! That might open up more seasons for those folks that camp in those higher temperatures and worry about keeping food from spoiling. Too bad there isn't any reviews on the site. Anybody know of any?
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Well, isn't that interesting?! That might open up more seasons for those folks that camp in those higher temperatures and worry about keeping food from spoiling. Too bad there isn't any reviews on the site. Anybody know of any?
Amazon.com: Camco 42165 RV Refrigerator Solar Roof Vent System: Automotive
Solar-powered RV Fridge Vent System - Camco 42165 - Refrigerator Accessories - Camping World
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Old 12-09-2013, 10:56 PM   #20
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Amazon review: Also, if the refrigerator side of your R.V. is in the shade (which is preferable) the solar cell will not power the fan, (Duh) so don't forget to flip the switch (included in install kit) to 12V. power so the fan will be running.

This may be a concern for boondockers..
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