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Old 08-30-2021, 09:03 AM   #61
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Originally Posted by MyronL View Post
After years of aggravation over inconsistent performance, orifice cleaning, exotic flue additions, fans, removing the ice compartment door, etc etc., to my absolute amazement my 8551, on a very recent trip to high elevations, did, after a drive-up hiccup, perform like a normal fridge. Yes, on propane. It must have heard me thinking of junking the thing.
Myron: Glad to hear. What was the ambient temperature?
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Old 08-30-2021, 02:39 PM   #62
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  1. Thurs around 8:13 PM arrive campground Colorado -Fridge 8551 had been at 5 dots propane. fridge temp now 57°f, trailer is at 80°. Reset fridge -- propane 5 dots.
  2. Fri morning 5 AM fridge now at 27°, trailer is 62°. Too cold, so I dropped fridge to 4 dots propane. At 6 AM fridge is now up to 34° and it is 67° in trailer.
  3. Saturday morning at 8:30 am fridge is 32° and it was I think, 70° in trailer.
  4. At around noon, back home and it is in mid 80’s outside, fridge is at 34°.
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