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Old 03-22-2012
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Re: Why doesn't anyone use propane refrigeration on a boat?

I have one in my boat and it works great. Mine is a freezer and I get about 25 days on a 13kg bottle of gas. Mine is gimballed, though I leave it in the locked position almost all of the time. I might release the gimbal if the boat is going to be a long time on one tack and well heeled, otherwise no problem. The flame has gone out twice in the 2 years I've owned the boat, but it has a gas cutter, so it hasn't been a problem. I'm not sure it would be my first choice if buying new, but it has worked flawlessly for about 15 years now, which is saying a lot.
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