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Old 07-11-2016, 07:07 AM   #15
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Thanks for all the info. We are looking at a Nexus super C they customize it to your needs within reason. I'm not sure if there is enough space for 4 batteries. That is why I'm looking at using only 110v to run the fridge.

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The best upgrade we did was to replace the no cold with a res. fridge - runs on the inverter with 4 6 volt battery's, love the cold beer

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We replaced our Norcold frig with a LG 24 quft and have had no problem, when we are on the road for 3 or 4 hours just don't open the doors and every thing stay cold.

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New residential refers draw very little power...ignore that salesman.
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Old 07-11-2016, 11:33 AM   #19
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Thanks for all the info. We are looking at a Nexus super C they customize it to your needs within reason. I'm not sure if there is enough space for 4 batteries. That is why I'm looking at using only 110v to run the fridge.

How about 2 6volt batteries, and inverter and some solar??
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Old 07-11-2016, 01:04 PM   #20
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More info needed.
When you say forego the inverter and batteries do you mean not have them installed or not use them for the residential refrigerator? (fyi - you want an inverter and in my opinion as many batteries as you can fit/afford)

I personally would prefer a residential refrigerator because if you get the right one (no door ice/water) they are actually VERY energy efficient. I'm not sure what coachbuilders are using today but I am personally familiar with a lot of retrofits in older class A's that use surprisingly little power. The Samsung RF 197 (or replacement) is a perfect example and is happy with modified sine wave power and is extremely efficient.

Either way, a house fridge will work fine...they hold their cool when unplugged and cool off quick when plugged back in. Going down the road you shouldn't have to turn it off (even with generator off) because the engine alternator should be able to keep up. If there is an option for a higher amp engine alternator I would get that no matter what.

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