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Old 06-15-2016, 08:11 AM   #81
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They are coming from an all electric trailer with perhaps no experience with 3 way units and live in Florida.

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Another Refrigerator Solution

Originally Posted by cpaharley2008 View Post
I assume you are not boon docking for 6 months and will have hook ups, if so, the refer operation is fine while plugged into 120v, it is only while operating off propane that it struggles to make cold from heat.

Absorption refrigerators all make "cold from heat", regardless of the heat source. In fact, the more efficient the heat source, the better the absorption cycle works. That's why most absorption fridge owners (including myself) find that the fridge cools best when running on propane - not AC.

Jim in Florida, I wouldn't worry too much about the fridge performance in the 90s. We live in San Antonio, where ambient temperatures are at least as hot as Florida most of the time, and often hotter. Our fridge works fine as long as we don't pack it too tight, limit the number of times we open and close it, and try to put the fridge side of the trailer in the shade whenever possible.

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