Refrigerator guard - Page 2 - Escape Trailer Owners Community

Go Back   Escape Trailer Owners Community > Escape Tech > Modifications and Alterations
Click Here to Login
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 08-03-2015, 06:22 PM   #11
Site Team
 
cpaharley2008's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: York, Pennsylvania
Trailer: 2016 2ndGen Escape 19' PRAIRIE SCHOONER pulled by 2014 Ram Hemi/8sp
Posts: 13,654
These kits are less than $40 right now.
__________________

__________________
Jim
The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why………..Mark Twain
cpaharley2008 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2015, 06:32 PM   #12
Senior Member
 
gbaglo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: North Vancouver, British Columbia
Trailer: 2009 Escape 17B - "Toad". '08 Toyota RAV4 V6
Posts: 10,715
Do they take the Fridge Fix in trade?
__________________

__________________
2009 Escape 17B "Toad"
2008 Toyota RAV4 V6 Sport
North Vancouver, British Columbia

What happens to the hole when the cheese is gone?
- Bertolt Brecht
gbaglo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2015, 07:33 PM   #13
Senior Member
 
rbryan4's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Trailer: 2015 19 "Past Tents", 2015 F150 Ecoboost
Posts: 7,564
Don't see how items in the door would stay cool. You're partially isolating them from the cooling source. Also looks like a pita to add/remove items from the fridge. Think I'll stick with the tension rods to keep items in place while traveling.
__________________
"You can't buy happiness, but you can buy an RV. And that is pretty close."
rbryan4 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2015, 10:28 PM   #14
Senior Member
 
markvt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Oak Creek, Wisconsin
Trailer: Escape 19 26/May/2014 Sold New trailer 2016 Bigfoot 25B21FB
Posts: 450
Quote:
Originally Posted by rbryan4 View Post
Don't see how items in the door would stay cool. You're partially isolating them from the cooling source. Also looks like a pita to add/remove items from the fridge. Think I'll stick with the tension rods to keep items in place while traveling.
Very good point door items not staying cool.
__________________
______________________

Mark & Karen Van Tiem 2014 Escape 19 sold, Now a Bigfoot 25B21FB Travel Trailer
markvt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2015, 10:41 PM   #15
Senior Member
 
Jim Bennett's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Trailer: 2017 Escape 5.0 TA
Posts: 11,930
This weekend I knew I was going to be on really rough roads, and just stuffed the fridge with towels when I was travelling. Kept everything in place nice. No broken beer bottles.
__________________
2017 Escape 5.0 TA
2015 Ford F150 Lariat 3.5L EcoBoost
2009 Escape 19 (previous)
“Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” — Abraham Lincoln
Jim Bennett is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2015, 11:42 PM   #16
Senior Member
 
FMLNM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Sandia Park, New Mexico
Trailer: 2008 Escape 5.0
Posts: 697
We created our own cold barrier...like a previous posted described for large cold rooms, etc.
Used a piece of clear shower curtain, some tie wraps and some duct tape...voila!
Easy to see what's there and easy reach in just the area where the items are without loosing ALL the cold air. The top shelf has it's own 'curtain' separate from the bottom two shelves. The only things we keep on the door are sodas and condiments like mustard, etc so if they are a little less cool it is no big deal.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg Heat Loss Curtain.jpg (169.7 KB, 22 views)
File Type: jpg Heat Loss Curtain Main 2.jpg (155.0 KB, 19 views)
File Type: jpg Heat Loss Curtain Top Shelf.jpg (138.7 KB, 21 views)
__________________
Fran & Dave
2008 Escape 5.0
2011 Frontier Crew Cab Short Bed Pro4x
Sandia Park, New Mexico
FMLNM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-04-2015, 12:13 AM   #17
Senior Member
 
Patandlinda's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Ventura County, California
Trailer: 2013 19 Escape
Posts: 4,003
Quote:
Originally Posted by FMLNM View Post
We created our own cold barrier...like a previous posted described for large cold rooms, etc.
Used a piece of clear shower curtain, some tie wraps and some duct tape...voila!
Easy to see what's there and easy reach in just the area where the items are without loosing ALL the cold air. The top shelf has it's own 'curtain' separate from the bottom two shelves. The only things we keep on the door are sodas and condiments like mustard, etc so if they are a little less cool it is no big deal.
Do you have the frig changeout ? Does it work pretty good ? Temps I mean . Pat
Patandlinda is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-04-2015, 12:26 AM   #18
Commercial Member
 
tractors1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Hillsboro, Oregon
Trailer: 2014 Escape 21 - "Felicity"
Posts: 2,323
Metal shelves = old RML fridge
__________________
Charlie Y

Need custom storage to your design? Don't drill holes!
www.RVWidgetWorks.com
tractors1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-04-2015, 12:26 AM   #19
Senior Member
 
Sandra L's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Antelope, California
Trailer: 2009 17B "Suite Escape" pulled by a 2005 Toyota Sienna
Posts: 1,513
Quote:
Originally Posted by cpaharley2008 View Post
These kits are less than $40 right now.
I think I am missing something.
Is this supposed to keep stuff from falling toward the door and possibly opening it (the door) when traveling, or to just keep the contents cool while the door is opened while looking for and retrieving stuff?
__________________
Peace and Sunshine
Sandra L is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-04-2015, 07:55 AM   #20
Site Team
 
cpaharley2008's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: York, Pennsylvania
Trailer: 2016 2ndGen Escape 19' PRAIRIE SCHOONER pulled by 2014 Ram Hemi/8sp
Posts: 13,654
Second part, Sandra, since these units take awhile to return to normal, door openings are the culprit.
__________________

__________________
Jim
The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why………..Mark Twain
cpaharley2008 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off






» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:20 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2012 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.