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Old 12-29-2014
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Default Good household fridge option for FC?

I have been looking at thie fridge to replace my dead RM3801.
Haier 10.28 cu ft. (HA10TG30SS) $403 at Lowe's
330 KwH annual power usage.

Anybody tried that one? The specs seem to be a good fit...

Height to Top of Case (Inches) 59.2187 Height to Top of Door Hinge (Inches) 59.61 Width (Inches) 23.625 Depth (Including Handles) (Inches) 26.61 Depth (Excluding Handles) (Inches) 26.61 Depth (Less Door) (Inches) 23.4285
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If it fits- its good. Whirlpool, Samsung, etc. when my Dometic craps out, hopefully soon, as residential will fill that spot
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http://www.lowes.com/pd_549641-33112...uctId=50086276

Looks like this review has it in an RV.
It is not an energy star, and it is frost free. Depending on how much boon docking you do this may be important.
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I installed a Fridgedare Model # FFPT10F3NM -9.9cu ft.
Had to remove the drawer underneath the old fridge and lower the floor 2 inches. The top of the box will be tight to the curved ceiling. I cut the floor near the outside so it can vent either to the outside or inside depending on the weather. It has not been a problem in 100 degree weather. In the winter I have insulation against the outside vent.
Works great, lots of additional space compared to the original. When boondocking at Walmart I work off of a HF 2000 modified sine inverter. No issues since installation march 2013.
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http://www.lowes.com/pd_549641-33112...uctId=50086276

Looks like this review has it in an RV.
It is not an energy star, and it is frost free. Depending on how much boon docking you do this may be important.
This is the one that I installed in our PT last year. It's been working fine. It was on sale at the time for $350, a real bargain compared to a gas fridge. Holds half again more than the old one.
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Thanks for the feedback John. Did you simply cap off the propane behind the fridge then?
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Thanks for the feedback John. Did you simply cap off the propane behind the fridge then?
That is what I did on our '87. Left the refrigerator vent door in place (insulated in winter).

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I removed the old fridge today, and the new fridge I want to put in is 59in high. Since the wheel well is just under the plywood, the only way to get 59 in is to cut in the upper small cabinet... how did you do this in the SB FC?
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all the cabinets in a bluebird are screwed together. a good flashlite and cordless driver are your friend
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That is what I did on our '87. Left the refrigerator vent door in place (insulated in winter).

Bill
I know this is a old post, but do you have any pictures of your fridge install ?
I’m thinking about going electric.
If anyone has any experience with fridge swaps in FCs any pictures or info would be helpful.
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