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Old 05-02-2021, 08:05 PM   #1
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Alternatives to ~15yo Norcold 4cf

My SMB has a 4cf Norcold, itís a good size, and keeps food and beer cold.

Itís also loud and uses a ton of energy. We never plug into shore power and run it off batteries charged by solar.

Searching online yields soooo many options.

What refrigerator strikes a good balance of efficiency and price?

Would any options fit in the same cabinet space? Or am I going to be modifying cabinets?


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Old 05-02-2021, 09:06 PM   #2
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The search feature on the forum is your friend, lots of threads on the subject. Take a look at Truckfridge, the TF130 is their larger unit and I think fits in the same space as the 4cf norcold units. Looks like itís backordered though, might have to wait or see if one of the van upfitters has one for you. Weíve got this model in our van and itís super quiet compared to the norcold we had.

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Old 05-03-2021, 06:30 AM   #3
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What Ref said ^^^ and take a look at this thread

Post 16 has a handy link to a chart that specifies which refrigerator models fit in certain cabinet openings.
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