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View Poll Results: Do you travel with the frig on?
Yes I do travel with the frig on. 382 57.53%
No I do not travel with the frig on. 81 12.20%
I travel with frig on but stop to turn off propane at tunnels 31 4.67%
I travel with frig on but turn off propane while fueling 51 7.68%
I travel with frig on and never turn off propane. 161 24.25%
I`m new at this so I`m on the fence 41 6.17%
Do you travel with your fridge on using AC/Inverter or generator?. 15 2.26%
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Old 09-05-2013, 01:59 PM   #1
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Do you travel with the frig on poll

Do you travel with the frig on? This one has been hotly debated on some forums and calmly discussed on this one. Time for a poll. Civil discussion welcome as always.
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Old 09-05-2013, 02:12 PM   #2
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I have always traveld with the frige on.I cant say I have ever gone through a tunnel with a RV, but then I am in the midwest
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I was a little too quick to vote and you are not allowed to change so ......

I always travel with the frig on and I never turn off the propane.

Not even when refueling. The refrigerator is 30 feet away and 4 feet off the ground. Fuel vapors are heavier than air so present no danger.

I do not even turn off the propane when parked at home. If there is a leak I want to detect it ASAP....not at the campground.

Have operated this way for 6 years. Never any issues or problems. Everything works as it should when it should.
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It's been on every time we hit the road since we bought our first TT in 1977.
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Old 09-05-2013, 03:29 PM   #5
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I also travel with the frig on. But in the Hampton roads area there are several tunnels where having the propane turned on is prohibited. There is even an inspection lane you are supposed to exit onto on the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel to show they are turned off. At the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel they merely ask at the toll booth if they are turned off. So I turn them off before entering these tunnel areas.
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Old 09-05-2013, 03:55 PM   #6
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Always travel with the fridge on and even while fueling. Have not turned it off when going thru a tunnel yet but would do so if it was posted.

Propane is always on when the trailer is in use and always off when not.

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Old 09-05-2013, 04:42 PM   #7
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I have always traveled with Propane on and the Fridge on never had a problem and didnt know that it wasnt alowed in some places.
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Old 09-05-2013, 04:45 PM   #8
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How was this a multiple choice poll? Why private?
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Old 09-05-2013, 04:50 PM   #9
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For us, it really depends on how far we are going and how hot it is outside. I have a wireless temp sensor in the fridge, if it starts creeping over the 40 degree mark I will turn it on.
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I have a 3-way fridge so I travel operating on 12V to cool it off - then switch to 120V if available at the destination. I don't travel with the fridge packed - we use a cooler.
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