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    I bought a new NL portable battery pack and charged a 105ah battery. Then ran my Waeco off it. It lasted about 30 hours. What battery life do you guys get from your battery / fridge combination?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wazza View Post
    I bought a new NL portable battery pack and charged a 105ah battery. Then ran my Waeco off it. It lasted about 30 hours. What battery life do you guys get from your battery / fridge combination?
    Hmmm... I've had my 40l Engel running for more than 48 hours before cutting out

    EDIT:- I tend to keep my fridge running at about -2 to -3 degrees. so it doesn't work totally flat out, especially if you don't pile in too many warm beers at once...
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    105ah, buid in Xplorer, running lights and 60 l minus 40 fridge - just over 48 hours.

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    In Nam the 105Ah battery lasted around 14-16 hours with a 52l NL. I must add that the fridge was pretty much working flatout.
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    I must also add that the fridge and battery were setup in my garage last week. And you know how hot it was...

    It's also an old battery. Might have lost some of its power, or does this not happen?

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    I have a 40l Engel running off my NL dual battery system for 60 hours and fridge still running and car started no problem....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wazza View Post
    I bought a new NL portable battery pack and charged a 105ah battery. Then ran my Waeco off it. It lasted about 30 hours. What battery life do you guys get from your battery / fridge combination?
    dit hangaf hoe jy hom gebruik. ek het 2 kaste elk met sy eie 105 battery 60l en 80l hulle loop permanent op 220 by die huis en as ek weg gaan en ek ry stel ek hulle gewoontlik so hoog as moontlik tot by my kampplek waar ek hulle dan op 0 stel Ek het paas naweek sonder probleme gekamp jy moet net onthou om hulle so min as moontlik oop te maak ek pak gewoontlik drank in een kos in ander een
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    Agree with Kenny, running it on max during travelling and changing it to the desired setting when stationary
    I have only a 75Ah battery (biggest LR could fit) and I have run it for up to 48H without any problems on a 80L.
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