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Old 10-04-2016, 11:01 AM   #1
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Dometic basement freezer options?

On a new coach we have the Dometic basement Freezer. It is a nice option, but with the residential fridge and freezer, we don't need a desperate need for the freezer. However, the space the freezer occupies would certainly be valuable. So what are the options for a 3 mo old unit? is returning an option? other choices, thanks.
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Old 10-04-2016, 11:17 AM   #2
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You do know it can be temperature adjusted to work as a refrigerator also? It comes in handy to store cold drinks, so you don't need to track dirt inside just to get a cold one
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Old 10-04-2016, 01:53 PM   #4
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I felt the same prior to having one, and in addition, thought it a power gobbler.

However, after a short period of time. I came to really like it. It worked great for taking my grandkids out camping, what with the pop stored outside as the other poster stated. In addition, the freezer mode was super for the ability to over buy meat on sale and to freeze layers of cherries while touring the orchards in season.

I also found it quite easy on the power draw.

So, may be you should give it a season to decide.

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Old 10-04-2016, 06:20 PM   #5
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I'm with Lug Nut on this one. We previously owned a DSDP with a basement fridge/freezer. We recently traded for a new VTDP. Part of the deal was taking the Domestic fridge/freezer with us to the new RV. We love it for all the reasons Lug Nut stated. It works great and reduces in/out traffic considerably. I highly recommend it.
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Old 10-05-2016, 02:58 PM   #6
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I was wondering about the possibility of using as a fridge. Thank you for sharing the experiences. Great advise.
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I already have two of them in my coach. Love them. One to keep beverages real cold and one to store and freeze all the walleye we catch every May @ Lake Erie.

How much do you want for the freezer? Might could use one more. The electrical draw on these unit are minimal. I had Newmar add extra outlets in basement just to run reefer on inverter while traveling. Always arrive with cold beverages.
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Old 10-05-2016, 05:10 PM   #8
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I would never be without a basement fridge/freezer after having posted, all the daily drinks that one would be going in/out of the Coach for, especially with kids......are right outside. I love mine and use it for a fridge. I also keep a lot of the food items for cooking out in it I am a out doors person and hardly never eat inside.
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