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Old 11-26-2009, 03:35 AM   #21
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I was wondering if you still had that fridge and if you found it to still be working well? I got the same fridge yesterday and wondered if you may have any good tips?. I spoke with a buddy of mine who works refridgeration and he said it would be unwise to bend down the freezer plate to the back like that because the oil can build up in the lower section of that plate making it hard on the compressor over time. He mentioned that it could start sounding louder and the coolness of the fridge would be affected. I had these questions for you:
1. Have you found the loudness of the fridge to be affected?
2. Has it stayed cool for the time you have modified it?
3. Would you have anything to recommend?

Thanks for taking time to hopefully respond.

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Old 12-06-2009, 12:31 AM   #22
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Is anyone trying to convert this fridge? I had a few questions but no answers

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Old 05-06-2010, 01:24 AM   #23
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Any updates on the fridge? She still running strong? I'm about to do this Saturday. Thanks.

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Old 05-12-2010, 02:02 PM   #24
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Any updates on the fridge? She still running strong? I'm about to do this Saturday. Thanks.
Still running like a champ, even after being abused by college and moving 500 miles for work.

I realize it's a bit past the date you did your conversion

Another member just did something REALLY awesome with his fridge: http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/anot...fridge-168129/
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Old 07-27-2010, 07:48 PM   #25
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Thanks for this write-up. I know its old, but my brother just told me he has one of these that I can have. I'm just happy it works! Thanks!

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Old 07-28-2010, 01:51 AM   #26
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Yeah, thanks for the update!

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Old 09-24-2010, 02:18 AM   #27
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I have had this fridge converted like this for a while except I didn't bend the thing far enough to fit a CO2 tank on the ledge. I am thinking about drilling a hole through the side or back for a CO2 line or a bulk head to attach CO2 lines through. Does anyone know if there are lines that go through the back or sides of the GE fridge?

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Old 09-24-2010, 02:18 PM   #28
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If you look at the back of the fridge, there should be a diagram showing where the coils are located. I'm at work right now, so I can't tell you for sure where the coils are located. I know that mine has a diagram on the back with the location. hope this helps.

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Hello everyone,

I am in the process of converting this and just so everyone knows, pin lock kegs won't fit unless you grind the shelf slots off the sides of the fridge, they are just a hair too fat. I even tried one ball lock and one pin, but they both have to be ball lock.

Sucks too since I could have gotten some cheap pin locks from a friend!!!

I thought I'd add this info to the thread.

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