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Old 06-04-2016, 02:00 PM   #141
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For some reason I could not get more than one picture to upload, this is the stand made out of off the shelf pvc fittings
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Old 06-04-2016, 02:03 PM   #142
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The front TV is now totally done when you were in the front seats and looked up you could see the white headliner, that's now been trimmed with black wood
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The PO mounted the CB antenna by just drilling holes and lettin the cable hang down the wall and lay on the floor I've put up with that longh enough the cable is now encased dozen the wall through and the under the floor.

I have to do something about covering the hideous mess coming through the wall and the white channel has to be painted to a color closer to that of the wall
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The refrigerator fan is now installed as well, it's getting close to the time to get out of town
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The refrigerator fan is now installed as well, it's getting close to the time to get out of town
Let us know how that works out. I have one to install will be awhile before we trip again.
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Will do.

The black mounted thru the fins is wiring loom to protect the fragile power line from any frost build up.

I ran a poor quick test over the winter with nothing in the frig and minimal door opening and there was no frost build up at all so I'm hoping to see less of the substantial build up I always seem to have.
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The black mounted thru the fins is wiring loom to protect the fragile power line from any frost build up.
Yeah, that is pretty flimsy stuff. Did you connect to the light? I'm thinking going down thru the drain tube to the additional fans I installed. Little worried about load on the PC board thru the light.
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I connected to the light, I thought about going the tube route but then I would not be able to get the drain connection out when defrosting and maybe disturbing the cable.

It would be nice if it eliminated the need to defrost but I don't expect to see that happen.

I did see a hole in the top right corner where the thermistor wire goes thru but I don't know how difficult it would have been to thread the cable down to a power source.

I had a problem with that bulb burning out on a regular basis, I changed to a LED bulb the summer before last and it has not burned out since and gives off a lot more light. Well worth the higher cost for the bulb then again I ended up paying way higher considering the number of regular bulbs I bought.
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I connected to the light, I thought about going the tube route but then I would not be able to get the drain connection out when defrosting and maybe disturbing the cable.

It would be nice if it eliminated the need to defrost but I don't expect to see that happen.

I did see a hole in the top right corner where the thermistor wire goes thru but I don't know how difficult it would have been to thread the cable down to a power source.
I'm thinking the defrost may go away with this fan. I did a lot of reading and found from 2 sources the defrost cycle is every 49 hours. If I'm correct and I am not getting any/much frost I will start turning the fridge off than right back on every morning in use. The temperature rise and recovery time is brutal and makes me very nervous.
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I installed the same fan last year. Seems to work well. I really can't say if it does much good as I installed it not long after buying my MH. I did have to run the power line thru the drain tube as the light did not receive a constant 12 v. One other thing I've seen that looks interesting is a set of fans powered by a solar panel on a replacement vent cover that replaces the existing vent on the roof. This would help with airflow across the coils. Seems like it was a little less than a hundred bucks.


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My reefer runs/cools great on AC not so good on propane this summer I'm going to have an extension cord from the inverter and plug it in when I would normally use the gas. I'm hoping if I get rid of the extra heat it will work better with no need for the fans. If it does work better I'll run it full time from the inverter.

The best thing I've found for it so far are the remote temperature senders, since I haven't been so paranoid about if it was cooling or not and kept opening the doors to check the temps it's been cooling 100%+ better, I now run it on 3 and the frig stays about 38 in the mid to high 90s out side. That was last summer with only a day or two without hook ups which is why I came up with seeing how it would run with the inverter.
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My reefer runs/cools great on AC not so good on propane this summer I'm going to have an extension cord from the inverter and plug it in when I would normally use the gas. I'm hoping if I get rid of the extra heat it will work better with no need for the fans. If it does work better I'll run it full time from the inverter.

The best thing I've found for it so far are the remote temperature senders, since I haven't been so paranoid about if it was cooling or not and kept opening the doors to check the temps it's been cooling 100%+ better, I now run it on 3 and the frig stays about 38 in the mid to high 90s out side. That was last summer with only a day or two without hook ups which is why I came up with seeing how it would run with the inverter.
what remote temp sensors are you using?
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Ive seen them in a lot of places, they were not really that expensive. There's one temp display in the monitor for the cabin as well as one for the reefer, one for the freezer, (you have to manually select which one you want to see) and I bought an extra sensor to use for outside temps. I've never figured out where to mount the outside one for a accurate reading.

I could not turn the display on as the batteries are out for winter storage
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John, your fans look like the one is put in my frig and if yours work like mine you'll be a happy camper. I had quite a lot of frost build on my fins and now I don't have any. Brockx go for it. I hooked my fan up to the power source for the frig, I drilled a small hole near the bottom of the frig (didn't want too but) and ran the wire down inside the frig to the hook up. Easy and it worked. I'm going to look for those temp sensors I like that idea.
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