Hey Turtle, (or anyone else) got a refrigerator ?

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Diver Driver's Comment
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Turtle, I remember seeing that you had a dorm style refrigerator strapped to the top bunk. How is that reefer holding up with all the bouncing of a truck ? How much noise does it make while you're trying to sleep ?

Any suggestions?

Reefer:

A refrigerated trailer.

Turtle's Comment
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Yup, I still have it and it still runs great. Other folks have said they won't hold up with the bouncing, but for 7 months now it's been kicking butt on the truck, and I used it for a few years prior as a beer fridge on my porch.

I never even hear the thing unless it's dead quiet in the truck. In fact the other trucks near me in the truck stops make far more noise.

Peak wattage is 400 watts at startup, and much less on standby, so I have no problems running the fridge and microwave or hot plate at the same time on my inverter. The only time I have an issue is when I have my single cup coffee maker going, and the fridge compressor kicks on at the same time, it's sometimes throws a warning beep on the inverter. But I just unplug the fridge for the minute or two it takes to make the coffee.

My wife got the fridge at Walmart a few years ago for approximately $150, so it's been a worthy investment.

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Diver Driver's Comment
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Thanks man !!

Serah D.'s Comment
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Hi

My daughter got me this for my birthday. It fits inside the closet/cabinet behind the passenger seat perfectly.

SMETA Generic 110V Absorption Mini Hotel Bar Cooler 12V Electric Compact Camper Truck Car Refrigerator Can Fidge,36 qt 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review Price: $245.90 Free Shipping for Prime Members Only 4 left in stock - order soon. Want it Tuesday, Oct. 10? Order within 15 hrs 37 mins and choose One-Day Shipping at checkout. Details Sold by SMETA Electric Appliances Co.,Ltd and Fulfilled by Amazon. Gift-wrap available. Dimension:15.8*17.9*22 inch 110V 12V electric single door small refrigerator with lock Rear Mounted,Revisible Door,1 Balcony,Automatic defrost,LED light,with lock No Freon, no pollution, low energy consumption,environment,no noise for your sleeping. Best for home,dorm,apartment,hotel,hospital,bar,camping,traveling,car,truck,boat

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.

OOS:

When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

Serah D.'s Comment
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Hi

My daughter got me this for my birthday. It fits inside the closet/cabinet behind the passenger seat perfectly.

SMETA Generic 110V Absorption Mini Hotel Bar Cooler 12V Electric Compact Camper Truck Car Refrigerator Can Fidge,36 qt 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review Price: $245.90 Free Shipping for Prime Members Only 4 left in stock - order soon. Want it Tuesday, Oct. 10? Order within 15 hrs 37 mins and choose One-Day Shipping at checkout. Details Sold by SMETA Electric Appliances Co.,Ltd and Fulfilled by Amazon. Gift-wrap available. Dimension:15.8*17.9*22 inch 110V 12V electric single door small refrigerator with lock Rear Mounted,Revisible Door,1 Balcony,Automatic defrost,LED light,with lock No Freon, no pollution, low energy consumption,environment,no noise for your sleeping. Best for home,dorm,apartment,hotel,hospital,bar,camping,traveling,car,truck,boat

Just copied from Amazon...couldn"t edit.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.

OOS:

When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

Chris M's Comment
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I've got one of the 1.7 cubic foot Walmart fridges. Mine is strapped into my passenger seat. Its very quiet and even if I've got the truck off, if I've got my bunk curtains closed I can't hear it at all.

Mikey W.'s Comment
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A fridge came with my truck

Pete B.'s Comment
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I've got that Coleman 12 V electric cooler, bought it at Walmart. Been using it for four months now, no problems (knocking on wood). It keeps my drinks and my salad fixins as cold as I want them. Its fan is barely noticeable at night.

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