Well since "the electrical plug got burned off at the end" it's probably unfixable...
Nice find for someone in the area.
Having a refrigeration pro as my brewing buddy has a lot of upside--he can fix anything designed to cool. We have a couple industrial coolers now, but I think we are going to ditch one and just do a 10 x 10 lagering room in the basement.
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