Originally Posted by Ian Smith
Does the fridge run off the inverter fulltime?
We came from a motorhome that was very solid on the ground. What is the best was to eliminate all the motion in this 5th wheel?
No, the refer only runs on the inverter when there is no shore or generator power. The inverter has a built in transfer switch. What it does is look for shore/generator power first. If present, it bypasses the inverter function and sends the ac on to the refer.
If there is no shore/generator power, then the inverter draws power from the batteries, inverts it to ac and sends it along to the refer.
BTW, we sometimes dry camp.....I use 4-6 volt batteries and have a Honda 2000 generator.
As far as the motion, I installed a rear stabilizer that helps a bunch. Although I used a 24", BAL also makes a 30" which would have worked better. With the 24", I have to use blocks most of the time to reach ground. Amazon sells them both,
here is a link to the 30" Amazon.com: BAL 24830 24" Deluxe Telescopic Stabilizing Jack: Automotive