Lets Talk About Refrigerators.

Discussion in 'Off Grid Living' started by Kingfish, Jul 23, 2012.

  1. Nadja

    Nadja RIP 3-11-2013 Forum Leader

    What my wife and I do, is too make the coffee in the evening, then when I get up vedy vedy early in the morning, all I have to do is to heat it up . Takes about 6 min. on the propane range.
  2. TnAndy

    TnAndy Senior Member Founding Member

    I drink hot tea. 3-4 minutes on the propane stove to boil the water, couple minutes to brew a cup.
  3. Kingfish

    Kingfish Self Reliant

    Yes , sad but true. Ill keep using the electric one for now but if SHTF Im going to the cabelas on the wood fire. I am eliminating things from my future inverters work load. Ill not be making toast or coffee with inverter power. So far with the new Refrigerator and freezer we are at 5 amps if they both start at the same time and under 2 amps while both running. So far so good. I can add in some low wattage lights , AA battery charger and the charger for the radios. Television and dvr player on occasion and keep it all on a 2500 watt inverter.
    Cooking will be done with wood. Canning with propane reserves until it runs out.
  4. Nadja

    Nadja RIP 3-11-2013 Forum Leader

    Kingfish, your inverter is putting out about 25 amps total. So if your only running about 5 amps, you have power to burn. I make toast many times with my toaster, if the sun is out. I avoid it when there is no sun like yesterday and today. I doubt if you will have many problems with overusing your power from the inverter. I never have yet after 16 years.
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