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Portable fridge super deal

Discussion in 'Camping & Outdoor Gear' started by dd113, Feb 15, 2004.

  1. dd113

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    FYI, I don't know if it was under cost, or just a good deal, but I have seen the large ARB go for as little as $600. :D.

    Not saying what I got mine for, but I got a great deal from my local shop. :D
     
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    And while we're on the subject, Engel and ARB are the same, made by the same folks etc....why is that cool you may ask? Because you can use the Pimp-daddy Engel Slide lock setup on the ARB's :D
     
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    So, is the Norcold more or less the same as the arb/engel? They sure look the same!

    BTW: i messed up on the auction, paid no attention to the Dutch Auction aspect until after I bid too much
     
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    Engel, Norcold, ARB are all made by Sawafuji Electric Company in Japan
    ARB sells the locking slider as well
     
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    [quote author=Landpimp link=board=14;threadid=11555;start=msg106106#msg106106 date=1077013037]
    Engel, Norcold, ARB are all made by Sawafuji Electric Company in Japan
    ARB sells the locking slider as well
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    They do?!? Dammit, I really need to read these parts lists better!

    RJ
     
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    they did at least 2 years ago, I checked out one when at ARB in Seattle, also have transit bags.

    [quote author=TOZOVR link=board=14;threadid=11555;start=msg106126#msg106126 date=1077025820]
    They do?!? Dammit, I really need to read these parts lists better!

    RJ
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    so...junk you got the super bro deal. How about the rest of you? The cheapest I have found so far was $635 for the Engel 43/45 and $925 for the Engel 60. It seems that the ARB's command a higher price. The norcolds are usually at boating or rv stores = $$$$.

    So where is the best (cheapest) place to get one?
     
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    [quote author=blupaddler link=board=14;threadid=11555;start=msg106729#msg106729 date=1077093454]
    so...junk you got the super bro deal. How about the rest of you? The cheapest I have found so far was $635 for the Engel 43/45 and $925 for the Engel 60. It seems that the ARB's command a higher price. The norcolds are usually at boating or rv stores = $$$$.

    So where is the best (cheapest) place to get one?
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    Let me see what Kind of deal I can swing you....do you have a business addy to ship to? The dropship charge from ARB is a flat $$ but shipping to a residental addy kills us...

    RJ
     
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    blu, I only got a hummer of deal because it sat on their floor for so long. Not many folks out there want the big size because it is huge. I had the mid size, but my wife and I are huge Jet fans. We tailgate all the time, even at summer camp. We usually go with a few others so I take all the cold stuff. I just needed more capacity. If you live where it gets warm and need to run this over night etc, get the transit bag. It will make a huge difference on the hot days as far as battery drainage. I run all my aux stuff off the marine batt (2nd batt), but still need to be aware of what's going on.
     
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    I would love the cover but i can barely buy the fridge :D My plan is to freeze 1 gallon jugs of water when I dont need the full capicity of the fridge. The frozen water will reduce the cycle time on the motor. And it is free to freeze water
     
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    Score! for $439 I got a really big fridge :'( Now that I took the time to measure the inside of the truck and the size of the fridge I might have a few packing issues but I can keep a side of beef cold a long time.
     
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    [quote author=dd113 link=board=14;threadid=11555;start=msg109268#msg109268 date=1077586931]
    Score! for $439 I got a really big fridge :'( Now that I took the time to measure the inside of the truck and the size of the fridge I might have a few packing issues but I can keep a side of beef cold a long time.
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    Who needs tools or spares when you've got good beef?
     
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    I just got it today. it really is bad ass! It really is not as big as I thought it would be. Very nice and now I have room for plenty of cow and beer. if I get really pressed for space I can put a small spare tire in it
     
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    dd, so you got the 60 qt? The ARB, Engel or Norcold?

    either way, congrats - they are awesome
     
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    :D :D :D


    congrats...now stop holding out and tell us the details. Which one........model........
     
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    Go back to the top and follow the link I got the mac daddy 60q Norcold
     
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    Koffer, since you won that one last week, how much they hit you for shipping? Just being nosey, no, I'm not buying another :D

    Congrats dude. I could not live without mine.