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Jackpot - Ice Maker
Eastern Pennsylvania
3875 Posts
February 28, 2017 - 7:22 pm

Scored a new Igloo ICE109 Compact Ice maker for $25

Don't know that we will bring it every weekend but definitely on longer weekends.

Does anyone else use one?  Would you recommend it?

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2545 Posts
March 1, 2017 - 8:17 am

I stop in goodwill every week while Nathan is at Karate and I always look for an ice maker....haven't found one yet.  Good for you.  Can I borrow a cup of ice?

Matt O 2006 Skyline Nomad 27' travel trailer.  Previously owned 1986 Coleman Columbia / 1992 Coleman Senecca / 1989 Born Free Class C RV.

1573 Posts
March 1, 2017 - 8:49 am

Just remember, it is an ice maker, not an ice storage. The retainer basket for the ice is very short term storage. Some ice makers take the melting ice water and send it back to make new ice.

Martini Glass The happiest people don't have the best of everything, they just make the best of everything that they have!
Eastern Pennsylvania
3875 Posts
March 2, 2017 - 3:24 pm

This thing makers ice every 8 minutes. I'm impressed.

it is not very insulated so the ice can melt and drain back into the water reservoir if you don't use it or transfer to an ice chest.

172 Posts
March 5, 2017 - 8:09 am

I had one for few years that had died after alot of use. I wasn't going to replace it, but missed not having one. We replaced it with one of a higher capacity. They make alot of ice all day long. As far as insulation goes. I took one apart to repair for a friend and found the area around the ice chamber to be well insulated. Once it cools down the ice will melt much slower. I turn it off at night so as not to here the ice dropping into the basket in the middle of the night. In the am there is still ice in the basket. Like the plumbing in your camper it does take a little TLC. Follow the instructions for cleaning and use filtered or bottled water.  Keep it in the shade or better yet in the camper if you can.

470 Posts
March 6, 2017 - 10:11 pm

Careful, now we'll really aim to be setup in a site next to yous guys.!

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