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Old 12-06-2017, 08:07 AM   #1
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For our conversion we are looking into the inergy Kodiak. From the research I can see it has awesome features. The fridge is probably the only thing we want running all the time, and I want one of the snow master or something similar.
Do you guys think I should keep the fridge near the kodiak or can we somehow extend the connection. I should mention we plan on living on our skoolie full time. So there are more things to consider than just the fridge.
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Hey guys!
For our conversion we are looking into the inergy Kodiak. From the research I can see it has awesome features. The fridge is probably the only thing we want running all the time, and I want one of the snow master or something similar.
Do you guys think I should keep the fridge near the kodiak or can we somehow extend the connection. I should mention we plan on living on our skoolie full time. So there are more things to consider than just the fridge.
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Just for clarification, the inergy Kodiak is a generator and the snow master is a refrigerator?
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Old 12-06-2017, 11:20 AM   #3
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Hey guys!
For our conversion we are looking into the inergy Kodiak. From the research I can see it has awesome features. The fridge is probably the only thing we want running all the time, and I want one of the snow master or something similar.
Do you guys think I should keep the fridge near the kodiak or can we somehow extend the connection. I should mention we plan on living on our skoolie full time. So there are more things to consider than just the fridge.
Keep 12V appliances as close to the power supply as is reasonable and go a size up on the recommended wire gauge.

120V appliances can be anywhere with regular 14-gauge wire for mains power.
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I'm really interested in this Kodiak "solar generator". Seems to me it's, basically, a battery, inverter and charge controller all put in a pretty package. I've briefly looked into solar and was leaning toward one of the Renogy packages on Amazon. This Kodiak seems even easier....more plug-and-play, though probably more expensive in the long run. It's got a certain appeal though, because it's so simple.

I can't find much in the way of reviews or information on the capacities of this system and if it's a reasonable package for full timing in an RV. Our needs would be pretty normal, fridge, laptops, TV and 12V lighting.

If we could just wire this up to our electrical panel and stow the generator under a table, that would be pretty sweet.
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I think that the "plug and play" solutions that are popping up are novel but you may be better served to figure out what system size that you need to support YOUR loads and purchase an appropriately configured kit.

Or, if you want to save some $$, design a system that fits your needs and shop the components.

Just my $0.02
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That's my theory. Find a prepackaged system, then break it down to find the individual components. It's cheaper.
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Have to 3rd on that. My 4 300W Kyrocia Panels, AIMS 3K/6K inverter/ charger, Midnight Solar Classic Charge Controler, 8 Duracell GC2 batteries, Cables, Fuses, etc come to these stats. I know of NO all in one or pre-packaged solution that can come close.

1.2Kwatt of solar on a true MPPT charger to 860ah of storage. On an inverter that can run everything at once (except ac and microwave at same time).
Cost $3200 total.
Add in the 3000/3500 watt inverter generator and I wont need shore power for quite some time.

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Yes , it's a freezer fridge with adjustable temp. It has two compartments Either 1 can be the icebox. Its pretty cool!
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Thanks to everyone for the feedback!
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