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Old 05-24-2010, 09:08 PM   #1
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Hey everyone, I have a GMR04 GE 4.4 CF Dorm Fridge which has a manual defrost.

I was about to buy a temp controller to finally get it hooked up to automatic temp regulation. My question is, since I have a manual defrost cycle, do I even care about the defrost at all? Im guessing a temp controller isnt going to **** up the defrost since I have to do it myself, so I'm good to just plug it in and go?

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Old 05-24-2010, 09:58 PM   #2
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No, my first kegger was a manual defrost. It rarely iced up at all. When it did, I shut off the controller, opened the freezer and let it thaw.
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Awesome, that's ehat I figured I just wanted to make sure.

What is the issue with auto defrost fridges? That they will not turn on when you tell them to because of the defrost cycle?
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