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      05-04-2006, 02:08 PM   #1
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Do 12v car fridges/coolers actually work?

The picnic season is here again & I need to transport food & drink...Is there any point in paying extra for a cooler box with an electric fan? I mean, given that there's no compressor, what purpose does the fan actually serve other than just mix the already cold air inside the box?
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The work great

These coolers work on a different principle than your refrigerator. Mine has worked great for years. I even use it in the house. Secret is to precool it the night before and put stuff in it that's already cold. Mine keeps it at about 40-42 degrees F. www.******.com
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I too had good success with the one I purchased. Only one time did I leave it running in my other car for several hours and it drained my battery; I had to jump start it, but otherwise, I've had no problems.
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