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Old 11-06-2009, 04:17 PM   #1
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Picked up this fridge yesterday, brought it home, let it sit upright for a few hours and plugged it in. It is purring along and the freezer is very cold. Looks big in the photos, but it is quite small, only 56" X 24". Not sure what to do with it, but the price was right, free on C'list. You can buy yours here "restored" for the bargain price of $3400.00 http://www.classicrefrigerator.com/h...rigidaire.html

I am just amazed that something this old appears to work like new...how the hell is that possible?

Here is my actual unit,


This is similiar, but bigger, from classicrefrigerator.com



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Old 11-06-2009, 04:19 PM   #2
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Classic. Can't wait to see the taps sticking out the door.

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is the one you got as nice as the one in the pic? If so I would sell it and undercut the restored price. The more old fridges I see the more I want one ... Black with flames or red with yellow and blue flames ...

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is the one you got as nice as the one in the pic? If so I would sell it and undercut the restored price. The more old fridges I see the more I want one ... Black with flames or red with yellow and blue flames ...
Hah...an offer would not offend me, but I must say I'm getting attached to this little beauty.

The one I have needs a little cleaning to look like the one in the photos. But more or less, pretty much the same fridge.
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Old 11-06-2009, 05:31 PM   #5
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I really like the style. And, it looks like its in great shape for the age too.

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Old 11-06-2009, 05:47 PM   #6
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I've love to know how much power one of those originals use though I doubt they are energy star qualified!

It sure is purty though.

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Hah...an offer would not offend me, but I must say I'm getting attached to this little beauty.

The one I have needs a little cleaning to look like the one in the photos. But more or less, pretty much the same fridge.
I will triple what you paid for it and even throw in a bottle of tap water...
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Old 11-06-2009, 06:26 PM   #8
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You'd be crazy to drill holes and put taps on that fridge. It's far too valuable to ruin.

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Yes, please don't cut holes in that. It would be like taking a 56 Nomad and chopping the top off cause you need a truck.

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Put me in line with the "don't drill it" crowd!

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