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View Poll Results: Do you tow with the propane/fridge on?
Yep, do it all the time! 126 88.73%
Heck no! 8 5.63%
Hmmmmmm......Never really gave it much thought. 8 5.63%
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Old 03-26-2012, 01:19 PM   #21
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On all the time!
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Old 03-26-2012, 03:00 PM   #22
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Every forum has a thread like this... Or multiple threads like this where the fridge-on while traveling discussion comes up.

I'm kinda amazed there are people who ~don't~ travel with it on. What difference does it make if it's 30 minutes or 30 hour drive... IF there is a risk, the risk is the same.

Many will say, "Why take the risk?"..... Heck driving is a risk.. So is crossing the street...

It's designed to be on while traveling. Well maintained equipment will do what it's supposed to do.

How many people inspect their car's brake system hydraulic lines or their tie-rod ends prior to each morning's commute? No one... Yet those systems have a safety impact on every single move your daily driver car makes... Not a minimal one either... And not just when you're refueling every single instant you're moving...

Things that make you go... Hmm...
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Old 03-26-2012, 03:08 PM   #23
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Perception of risk is a very funny thing. It's very common for people to focus on what's in front of them to the exclusion of the big picture, happens in forums of all different stripes. If you're going to worry about the minute risk of a refrigerator fire incident you should also not drive in inclement weather, on tires more than a year old, or if the sun is in your eyes as any of these probably represent 1,000x (or 10,000x) the risk factor.
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Old 03-28-2012, 09:48 AM   #24
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I turn mine on at storage when I pick up the rv for a trip
and have never turned it off when getting gas if the gas
station has gas fums that fill the gas pump bays I think
they would be shut down, the volume of fums would have
to be so great you would smell it as soon as you got out
of your truck
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Old 03-28-2012, 10:18 AM   #25
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I always travel with it on.
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Old 03-28-2012, 11:32 AM   #26
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Quote:
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How many people inspect their car's brake system hydraulic lines or their tie-rod ends prior to each morning's commute? No one...
Not on my daily driver.....but on my engine I do!!!!

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Old 03-29-2012, 04:41 PM   #27
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Yes, we drive with the frig on all the time. Leave it on auto and it makes the switch when the electric cord is unplugged. Also, it automatically comes on if power is lost at a campground.
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Old 03-29-2012, 07:38 PM   #28
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I turn mine on in April and turn it off in October. Plug in at the house stocked, cold and ready to go.
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Old 03-29-2012, 11:07 PM   #29
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I brought this up to the boyfriend a few days back and he said, yeah I know that is why I fill up the truck when it isn't on. We go on short rides though. So I asked what if we were on the road and seeing stuff. He said I would shut off the propane, which won't make the fridge cold and then after turn it on.

bwt, I won't answer the phone or talk on it when I fueling! Most times I make sure it won't ring.
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Old 03-30-2012, 02:39 AM   #30
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BTW.. the phone thing is a myth.
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