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Old 12-27-2015, 10:00 PM   #1
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Battrypro can you set up a system for me.

Hello, I was wondering if you could set up a modest solar system for me. I have recently burnt out my old fridge so I am looking as converting over to a residential system if solar would keep it running all day and night. I currently have an older heart 1700 converter, and an older 80amp wizard charger I think.
Obviously I would not mind making what ever changes I need to do to make this work. I would prefer not having to run the generator to keep the batteries topped off unless we needed to run the air or something like that.

We dry camp in the desert a lot, so full sun up to a week at a time,the one we are looking at is a 10.5cf 120v fridge, I currently have 4 6v house batteries, lcd lighting being installed now. 2 lcd 20" tv's, wireless router, media drive, microwave, coffee pot, 2 furnaces. We can go for about three days on our batteries when we had the LP fridge, we spend most of our time outdoors and watch a little tv at night before bed and plug in out mobile devices to charge.
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I'm pretty sure that "modest" solar and residential refer will not happen.

You might want to at least look at some of these efficient electric refers. The problem is they are very expensive. Either way, if you're going to go residential and solar you're going to have to spend a significant amount of money. If you were to spend the $3,500 dollars to get one of the Sunfrost models (RF16) you would only need about 40amp/hrs per day. If your goal is to be able to last for a week in the desert than you could make this work for sure.

Energy Efficient Refrigerators - SunFrost.com
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I'm pretty sure that "modest" solar and residential refer will not happen.

You might want to at least look at some of these efficient electric refers. The problem is they are very expensive.

Energy Efficient Refrigerators - SunFrost.com
Thanks and you may be correct, but I had looked at those fridges earlier and they just look way too clunky for me. Like they screwed wood over the top of an ice chest.
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Here is Batterypro's (Larry) website.

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He's starting his peak season now, as he works while the snowbirds flock to AZ, then him and Debbie head out to play for a few months too!!!

Might be better to toss him a call! And, always fun to check out their site too.

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Here is Batterypro's (Larry) website.

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He's starting his peak season now, as he works while the snowbirds flock to AZ, then him and Debbie head out to play for a few months too!!!

Might be better to toss him a call! And, always fun to check out their site too.

Best,
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Thanks, Will do.
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Talked with Larry just a few days ago, and can confirm they are very busy. We have an appointment and look forward to having them design and install a system for us.
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