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And....still don’t have enough fridge space
« on: December 23, 2018, 02:33:23 PM »
Might have to pull the 60L out of the other car




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Re: And....still don’t have enough fridge space
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2018, 02:37:45 PM »
Might have to pull the 60L out of the other car




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Re: And....still don’t have enough fridge space
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2018, 02:44:24 PM »
Just the two of us....


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Re: And....still don’t have enough fridge space
« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2018, 03:07:18 PM »
Just the two of us....


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Re: And....still don’t have enough fridge space
« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2018, 03:24:15 PM »
travelling remote for 6 months? Maybe you need to look at what you take. sevaral threads on this gig where 1x50ltr does a family of 4

Just a week......well re-supply on the 30th


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Re: And....still don’t have enough fridge space
« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2018, 03:25:52 PM »
32 Lt Engel for food and three 60 Lt Engels to keep the hydration packs cold  ;D ;D  Hey Weeds whats the Temp gauge brand on the RH fridge ? any good ? happy with it ?
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Re: And....still don’t have enough fridge space
« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2018, 03:33:14 PM »
32 Lt Engel for food and three 60 Lt Engels to keep the hydration packs cold  ;D ;D  Hey Weeds whats the Temp gauge brand on the RH fridge ? any good ? happy with it ?

No room for hydration.....

Tow fridges we’re still pulling down to temp.......both would be down by now, will check next ad


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Re: And....still don’t have enough fridge space
« Reply #7 on: December 23, 2018, 03:36:42 PM »
Where ya off to weeds?

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Re: And....still don’t have enough fridge space
« Reply #8 on: December 23, 2018, 03:36:50 PM »
travelling remote for 6 months? Maybe you need to look at what you take. sevaral threads on this gig where 1x50ltr does a family of 4

....non-drinking vegans.....
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« Reply #9 on: December 23, 2018, 03:38:44 PM »
Good thing I checked......the external thermostat controller I fitted to the old school Engle was set at -12.....




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Re: And....still don’t have enough fridge space
« Reply #10 on: December 23, 2018, 03:47:20 PM »
Water is always best stored in beer.  :cheers:

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Re: And....still don’t have enough fridge space
« Reply #11 on: December 23, 2018, 04:25:22 PM »
....non-drinking vegans.....
isnt that an Ancient Tribal name for....  :cup: :cup: :cup: :cup: :cup: :cup:
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Re: And....still don’t have enough fridge space
« Reply #12 on: December 23, 2018, 05:49:10 PM »
I found a 60ltr will hold a carton of beer, a cask of wine, 2 weeks of cryovacced meat, milk, butter, cheese and not much else.

Now, the only trouble you can have with one fridge is you drink all the carton and forget to put the spare carton in the fridge before going to bed ??   ;D

Either that, or you have a serious drinking problem !!   :cheers:
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Re: And....still don’t have enough fridge space
« Reply #13 on: December 23, 2018, 06:25:41 PM »
Are you allowed to refill the fridges or must the entire weeks provisions be loaded at home?

Have you heard of red wine, port and spirits?

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Re: And....still don’t have enough fridge space
« Reply #14 on: December 24, 2018, 09:45:18 AM »
whats the Temp gauge brand on the RH fridge ? any good ? happy with it ?

We've always just used these cheap & simple temp gauges https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/LCD-Digital-Temperature-Thermometer-for-Fridge-Freezer-Aquarium-FISH-TANK-OZ-/273551026345?var=&hash=item3fb0e968a9

Work well enough to show that the :cheers: cold! ;D
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Re: And....still don’t have enough fridge space
« Reply #15 on: December 24, 2018, 10:40:57 AM »
Good thing I checked......the external thermostat controller I fitted to the old school Engle was set at -12.....




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Re: And....still don’t have enough fridge space
« Reply #16 on: December 24, 2018, 11:34:37 AM »
We've always just used these cheap & simple temp gauges https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/LCD-Digital-Temperature-Thermometer-for-Fridge-Freezer-Aquarium-FISH-TANK-OZ-/273551026345?var=&hash=item3fb0e968a9

Work well enough to show that the :cheers: cold! ;D

The one on the front left fridge is a temp controller. They are cheapish (<$15 on ebay) and programmable for the temp that the compressor comes on and off at, as well as the +/- tolerance.
Mine can be set to something like +50 to -40 (not that the engel will ever make it to that. I set it to cool to -0.5 with a 3.5 degree tolerance, so the compressor kicks in again at 3 degrees.

I had some with 12 and 240V inputs, but they have disappeared from ebay. They also didn't like having 12 and 240 input simultaneously and the magic smoke escaped :-[, so some discipline and isolating switches were required.

The easiest way to set it up is to have a ciggy/merit plug running into the 12V input side and you plug that into the power supply.
The output you have a female plug that you plug the fridge into.
Drop the temp probe into the fridge (best to tape or zip tie it about 1/2 way up in the cool section) and turn the fridge dial to the coldest setting (also worth taping over the dial so no one messes with it).
Any adjustments to the temperature you now do on the controller. As long as the controller has power it will display the temp inside the fridge, the fridge will get power when the temp gets above the set point and the dodgy old dial is obsolete.

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