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bird_2112

ARB transit bags
« on: June 11, 2018, 03:35:17 PM »
Hi, I have had a 35ltr ARB fridge in the disco for 3yrs now.. it's in the car for trips away not permanent. Are the canvas transit bags worth having ? They apparently add some insulation and may help keep it cool a bit but with a £120ish price are they worth it ? They don't look very thick in the photos.
Thanks.
Gareth

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Re: ARB transit bags
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2018, 04:23:10 PM »
We have one for our weaco that we bought with the fridge, we mainly got it to prevent damage to the fridge it's self any possible thermal properties are only a slight advantage but I couldn't tell how how effective they are

I may do an experiment at some point to prove or debunk the need for these jackets

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Re: ARB transit bags
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2018, 04:24:38 PM »
No doubt the covers for some makes are better than others. Thanks for the reply.
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Re: ARB transit bags
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2018, 05:56:38 PM »
I run waeco 50ltr as a fridge and a mobicool 35 as a freezer.  Adding these covers improved battery life by almost 20%.

Ofcourse do the numbers,  £120 gets you another  battery, which would double your battery life :) but now you have weight.

£120 also gets you a 100w solar, which may make your battery infinite! 

My waeco came with the cover. For the mobicool i just got an indisit 35 cover and put in thermal insulation i got off ebay. £50 all in.
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Re: ARB transit bags
« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2018, 07:16:09 PM »
I have one on the Engel but it was for protection rather than to aid with cooling
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Re: ARB transit bags
« Reply #5 on: June 12, 2018, 08:57:40 AM »
Hi, many thanks to Smhinthewild for a bargain price Amazon link at £54 and have ordered the cover. Hopefully it is the canvas one as stated and all ok.
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