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Old 06-02-2016, 07:33 PM   #21
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Good advice. If there is a lot of noise around you, you should be able to (carefully) feel the heat on the tube the burner is in.
Yup, quick and easy way to make sure the flame is still lit. Oh, you say (carefully), maybe that's why I've said something like "ouch" a couple of times.

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Old 06-02-2016, 08:06 PM   #22
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You mean it needs electric to get the gas going?
Refrigerators with electronic controls need 12 volt DC power to run on propane; they don't need 120 volt AC power except to run on that AC power.

Until the refrigerator is switched to gas-only, it could switch between AC power and propane as the AC power comes and goes, and there might be delay in that. Once you switched it to gas-only, it should have run continuously regardless of what happened to AC power.
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Old 06-02-2016, 09:57 PM   #23
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Yup, quick and easy way to make sure the flame is still lit. Oh, you say (carefully), maybe that's why I've said something like "ouch" a couple of times.

Ron
With this two-door model, there is a blue light that indicates that the gas is on. The light was only out while our master switch was off. So thank goodness we don't have to go out into the pouring rain to see if the gas is going for the refrigerator.
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Refrigerators with electronic controls need 12 volt DC power to run on propane; they don't need 120 volt AC power except to run on that AC power.

Until the refrigerator is switched to gas-only, it could switch between AC power and propane as the AC power comes and goes, and there might be delay in that. Once you switched it to gas-only, it should have run continuously regardless of what happened to AC power.
The electronic panel has electric first and gas second and I only use those settings. I have not tried having it go to either. Since there is a delay of a couple of minutes to turn on the refrigerator from the time the electric comes on, the refrigerator would be beeping, but don't know if that eventually stops or not and then the electric is on. Someone else here may know.
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Yep, I'd advise the campground about the surges.


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Greg, don't get what you are saying from this. We put the refrigerator on gas as soon as the electric kept going off. You mean it needs electric to get the gas going?
Yes, it must have a power source to operate the fridge on gas either from being plugged in or from your batteries. When the master switch was off and you had unplugged the trailer, the fridge wouldn't operate on gas or anything at that point. Once you turned the master switch on and the fridge panel lit up it would then operate on gas. It doesn't use much power when running on gas, but it does need power to operate in any mode.
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Moved to a site in another loop and all of the numbers are good.

Another great view of the lake which we were lucky to get because there is next to nothing, all booked for the weekend.
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Moved to a site in another loop and all of the numbers are good.

Another great view of the lake which we were lucky to get because there is next to nothing, all booked for the weekend.
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Yes, lemonade today.
We do have a lime with us. Have to go make some limeade.
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