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Old 10-05-2012, 10:49 PM   #1
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Default What to do with a broken mini-fridge

I helped a roomates sister move a new fridge into here aptarment, becasue her old one died, and my died I mean the light still comes on but compressor doesn't.

I took it home, thinking there was something I could do to fix it but there isn't.

Is there anything I could do to it? or should I scrap it.

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Old 10-05-2012, 11:49 PM   #2
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Old 10-06-2012, 12:50 AM   #3
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I'd say use it as a shell for fermenting in but it's probably too small.

Strip it for the doors and thermostat? Trusting you've ensured that if you bypass the thermostat - ie: send power direct to the compressor, no t-stat in the mix at all) it doesn't cool after a few minutes?

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Thanks, I'll try bypassing and if that doesn't work…

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Or if like me your fermenting area gets too cold in the winter, wrap the inside with flexwatt heat tape, use a temp controller and have a steady 60-65F fermenting temperature
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