A while back I decided to go a different direction for updating the refrigeration unit in our trailer. I'm planning to use the Nova-Kool RFS7501 side-by-side fridge.
These are units made for the boating industry and the "off-grid" crowd... and use a high efficiency Danfoss DC compressor. The unit is 7.5 cu ft and draws only 4.4 amps at 12volts DC - hence no propane required. This means that when we pull the trailer into the gas station to fill-up the tow vehicle I can leave the fridge on and not risk setting the place on fire. The best part is... on a fluke I googled the model number because I was too lazy to browse through my favorites to find the saved link. Remarkably, the search results showed a unit listed on eBay that was for sale by a Yacht builder that is located about an hour from my house. This NEW unit was to be installed in a Carver Yacht, but the builder decided to use another unit, leaving this one to be snatched up by me ... SCORE!!!!
So the weather outside is frightful right now, but as you can see, I've got a beautiful view, regardless! (Yes, that's my actual view) Our school distri...
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