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Old 08-01-2014, 01:19 PM   #1
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Camco Fridge Airator review

I just got back from a weeklong camping trip and used a new gadget Camco Fridge Airator (about $15 from Amazon). My 3-way fridge cools very well on 120v. and propane, BUT unevenly, in that items like lettuce on the bottom shelf will freeze, and top shelf items will be warmer. I put the battery powered fan on the bottom, and presto my fridge temps are even all over. No more freezing on the bottom shelf, even temperatures all over. I didn't use any thermometer for this test though, just from the feel of my hand.
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Only issue with the battery fans is that the colder the battery gets, the less voltage it has.

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Old 08-01-2014, 05:23 PM   #3
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I use this fan, it works great.

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The Camco fan uses 2D batteries which supposedly last a month in constant use, in fact there is no on/off switch. Ideally I would like to use a fan that connected to the trailer's electrical but my fridge has no interior light, I'd have to drill a hole somewhere in the back to run a wire.
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I already bookmarked this into my iPhone. 14.87 or something at Wally. Going to order it when I get home as I notice the very same uneven cooling, even when the scamper is pretty darn level. Thank you for the review!


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I ordered this and it's on it's way, site to store. Hoping it might help with some of the fridge stink after a trip. Don't know why...proteins maybe. I leave door propped open, thoroughly dry and clean with Lysol antibacterial kitchen spray.

I see you can get the replaceable filters at Walmart too


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Don't know if it would do anything for odors, I haven't been using the enclosed charcoal pack. Try wiping down your fridge with a diluted bleach solution. Likewise I always leave the door and freezer door wide open between trips otherwise mold can develop.
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Wendy, I have a small box of "Arm and Hammer" in the refer all the time and leave the door open when not in use. Haven't had any odor problems in 30 years.
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Duh. Why didn't I think of that? Use it in my home fridge! Thanks for wAking my brain up!


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