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Old 11-19-2009, 06:34 PM   #31
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Ice Maker? Make ice, put in freezer, unplug ice maker till needed again...

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keeping the ice made is my problem....without freezing the beer.
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Old 11-19-2009, 06:44 PM   #32
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Engel freezer... best damn ice maker around and can easily fill a cooler full of ice to keep them beers nice and chilled.
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Old 11-20-2009, 06:13 PM   #33
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Oh Smitty I wub you! heh
That is a sweet little freezer unit. I've sent them an email asking about the make. Need something compressor run because dealing with the usual frig/freezer builds is not going to work for me. I never level the RV, hate to, and won't.
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Old 11-22-2009, 12:58 AM   #34
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Re: Chest Freezer as 'Fridge in Bus

Smitty, I went to the site you linked and clicked on the "click here for fact sheet" and it gives you a big pic of the unit. NICE!!!

it does indeed have split doors so you don't have to let all the cold out of both sides in one opening.
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Old 11-22-2009, 11:45 AM   #35
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I generally (but didn't this time) mention I can't view PDF files

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Old 11-26-2009, 06:49 AM   #36
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I still figure that your best bet is to backup you data and reinstall the Operating System. That should reset it back to factory defaults and then you can figure out how to mess it up again.

I mess mine up about once a year...comes from installing and uninstalling programs alot, at least for me.

You sure you dont want to go with the Coffin? Could easily make half a fridge, it has two doors, standard. ^.^
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Old 12-20-2009, 12:18 AM   #37
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So today I started the freezer for the first time. Still dont have a thermometer to measure the temp and stuff. But I will say, I did put it on the lowest setting to see how it would work. It froze an entire gallon of water solid in less than 5 hours. So I am pretty sure I have to have the thermostat switch.
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Old 12-20-2009, 02:08 AM   #38
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Re: Chest Freezer as 'Fridge in Bus

I was thinking couldn't you just switch out the freezer thermostat with a refrigerator thermostat? I've seen replacement refrigerator thermostats sold online or you could locate an old fridge from the scrap yard or one that a friend or family member is getting rid of and remove that one. Another source would be the free section in newspapers or craigslist. remove what you need and scrap the rest.

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thats a good idea, im not sure how to wire it though. i may ask some guys i know that would be smarter with something like that. only problem is if you wanted to use it as a freezer in the future.
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Old 12-20-2009, 05:36 PM   #40
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just hang on to the freezer thermostat and switch it back later on. probably don't even have to fully remove it just disconnect the wires and hook up the other thermostat and run the lines. If you get clever about it you probably could hook both up but on a switch one for freezer and one for fridge. just select what one you want to use.

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