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Old 07-21-2010, 01:01 PM   #1
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hey everyone,
I am really considering a brand new refridgerator to rebuild my kegerator with. I recieved a used fridge for nothing and built a nice full kegerator with 3 soon to be 4 taps coming out the front. But the fridge has frosted up twice before and now its frosting up again and not freezing the stuff in the freezer. I was considering a black, 18 CuFt, kenmore fridge from sears for 390.00. any thoughts or ideas?
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Old 07-21-2010, 06:36 PM   #2
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Old 07-21-2010, 06:40 PM   #3
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no dice ,need the freezer on top
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Old 07-21-2010, 09:00 PM   #4
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I bought a cheapo 18cuft frigidaire from bestbuy for around that price last year. The nice thing about it is that it has the coils on back, so i was able to drill through the side of the fridge for the taps, and leave the door intact for drinks. It's been fine in the garage where it's located; ~110F consistently for the last few weeks.
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You cannot count on being able to hold serving temperatures in the fridge and keep things frozen in freezer compartment. Learned that the hard way.
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+1 the fridge is just a vent that allows freezer air into the other compartment.
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Old 07-27-2010, 11:50 PM   #7
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so keezor may be the way to go then a freezor for our meats in the basement
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Yeah, chest freezers are nice. More efficient and can hold a lot more. I'd go that route.
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