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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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Re: ARB transit bags
« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2018, 04:38:32 PM »
Saving up to get one for my Waeco CFX 50, mainly because I seem to be chucking it in and out of the vehicle and then loading the vehicle around it it gets scratched. For me the added protection is the main reason for purchase (when i finally get around to it).