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Old 09-15-2013, 08:57 AM   #1
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Just thought I would let everyone know--it seems like when we get ready to go camping, our fridge seems to take a while to get cold--the freezer not too long, but the lower section seems to take all day--so we started using re-usable ice packs-we put a couple in the freezer and 4 or 5 in the bottom---after a few hours, it is ready to put in the food/drinks for the trip---works great for us.--Thought this may help someone---Vince
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Just thought I would let everyone know--it seems like when we get ready to go camping, our fridge seems to take a while to get cold--the freezer not too long, but the lower section seems to take all day--so we started using re-usable ice packs-we put a couple in the freezer and 4 or 5 in the bottom---after a few hours, it is ready to put in the food/drinks for the trip---works great for us.--Thought this may help someone---Vince
That's a normal condition for most of us. I start mine up the day before and give it 24 hours to cool down. That works for us. Good luck. Thanks for the info on your preparations....
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Just thought I would let everyone know--it seems like when we get ready to go camping, our fridge seems to take a while to get cold--the freezer not too long, but the lower section seems to take all day--so we started using re-usable ice packs-we put a couple in the freezer and 4 or 5 in the bottom---after a few hours, it is ready to put in the food/drinks for the trip---works great for us.--Thought this may help someone---Vince
If I remember my A/C training back in the 1970's I think 'heat follows cold', so when you open the fridge the heat of the coach is immediately drawn in and the cold slips out the bottom. Keeping Ice on the tip shelves would allow the cold to settle to the bottom and cool the warm air coming in from the top. I full time so my fridge is never off in the trailer. The truck fridge only gets used on moving days though. Usually turn it on a couple days ahead and fill it with water bottles. Rotate the frozen ones down to the fridge from the freezer every day and then it's all ready for my travel food on moving day.

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That's a normal condition for most of us. I start mine up the day before and give it 24 hours to cool down. That works for us. Good luck. Thanks for the info on your preparations....
That's what I do, too.
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