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Old 03-12-2016, 12:32 PM   #15
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Many people just dump the furnace under the fridge, especially in coaches that have two of them plus heat pumps. The furnace under the fridge in our rig is for the rear zone and about the only reason we ever turn it on is to give it some exercise. Still, I did not want to get rid of it, mostly as a resale consideration. We didn't think we needed a huge fridge anyway, so upgrading from 12 cu ft (Norcold 1200) to a 14.6 GE was enough of an increase for us.
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thought i was looking at my swap from a few years ago
i did manage to keep the heater.... its was close...see pic
great job
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Nice work Alluran. I had an AGA legacy fridge installed which I bought from Best Brand Premium Home & Kitchen Appliances Store Vaughan, Toronto | Best Brand Appliance . But there is one thing that I have noticed, residential fridges work differently from made-for-Rv type fridges. They use a process called absorption refrigeration to chill foods. It does not require any mechanical moving parts to make the cooling to happen. Instead of a compressor motor their units rely only on a gravity-fed chemical cycle of water,ammonia,hydrogen gas and sodium chromate. This mixture makes its way through the pipes in the refrigeratorís body, ultimately keeping the refrigerator cool throughout.
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Nice work Alluran. I had an AGA legacy fridge installed which I bought from Best Brand Premium Home & Kitchen Appliances Store Vaughan, Toronto | Best Brand Appliance . But there is one thing that I have noticed, residential fridges work differently from made-for-Rv type fridges. They use a process called absorption refrigeration to chill foods. It does not require any mechanical moving parts to make the cooling to happen. Instead of a compressor motor their units rely only on a gravity-fed chemical cycle of water,ammonia,hydrogen gas and sodium chromate. This mixture makes its way through the pipes in the refrigeratorís body, ultimately keeping the refrigerator cool throughout.
I believe this is the reason so many people get rid of the RV refrigerator and put in the residential, they want a better unit. I myself have no problem with the gas unit and we camp offgrid most of the time so I do not want a refrigerator sucking the life out of my batteries. Ours works great so far, ice maker and all.
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