Originally Posted by Newbie
, the original owner pulled it out [probably an ice box] and that will be the first thing I want.
I assume we want one of these Domestic/Norco 12 volt guys, bet they are hard to find usable and used, so new? That a Fantastic Fan to replace the vent, and I think we are ready to go.
If there are no vent panels installed behind refrigerator
space then yes it was an Ice Box. If you do want a 12 volt only compressor technology refrigerator then I recommend upgrading/doubling the battery
and installing a substantial solar panel
system. While the manufacturer may not require outside venting for this type, the heat removed from the interior has to go somewhere, and venting it may improve operating efficiency. Many people feel the operating cost of a propane
absorption technology refrigerator is lower, but the installation cost is definitely higher, and it will require plumbing and outside venting. Used equipment requires maintenance/repair skills. Some people have had success using 110 volt only refrigerators on inverter 12 volt power when a 110 outlet is not available, but that again requires significant battery
upgrading or doubling which may increase the initial low cost IMHO. Choices, choices, choices...
The Fantastic-Fan requires a 14" x 14" vent opening. Does your Scamp
have just the Larger Vent/Escape Hatch?