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Old 02-21-2011, 11:15 PM   #1
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So my old college roommate is the manager of our local Sears. I asked him a while back to look out for a scratch and dent chest freezer or fridge. He just called me and told me they have a Kenmore 14 cuft chest freezer that looks like something heavy fell on its top in shipping and the lid does not fit exactly perfect. He said the lid does not hold a seal but the unit gets cold. He said the could sell it to me for $54... my question is is this thing a good find or a waste of time? I am not a skilled craftsman capable of fabrication much but i figure I may be able to fashion a new lid that would work for a keezer. He said they have to get rid of it by their district visit Wednesday soIi don't have a lot of time to think about it. any input would be great.

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Old 02-21-2011, 11:21 PM   #2
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Where do u live I'll come buy it
Lol most keezer builds on here have the lid removed and a collars attached just search the diy thread and look at the pics

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Old 02-22-2011, 12:58 AM   #3
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Uh, yes, buy it and fast!

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Old 02-22-2011, 01:13 AM   #4
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after tax $53.08 and my old roommate is going to deliver it for free.

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Old 02-22-2011, 04:35 AM   #5
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You're gonna end up putting a collar on it if you make a keezer, so slapping a piece of plywood on top of the collar to make a new lid isn't much more of a project.

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Old 02-22-2011, 05:36 AM   #6
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Would love to come across a deal like that............

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