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Old 07-08-2008, 06:20 PM   #1
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Just picked up a Frigidaire 4.4 Cu. Ft. minifridge from Lowes for $170 out the door (I gotta downsize my massive freezer kegerator to make room.) I was wondering if any of you have experience with drilling a tap tower for one of these. It fits two corny's nicely once the thermostat is taken off and it looks very sleek.

Only problem i foresee may be that it has a removable full size freezer tray that i took out to fit the corny's. Does the freezer indicate there are a lot of coolant lines on top of the unit?

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Old 07-08-2008, 06:35 PM   #2
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Sounds like you need to do the cornstarch and vodka test.

 
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Old 07-08-2008, 06:36 PM   #3
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Usually the cooling lines run through the freezer tray. Likely the lines do run though the top, but you could always do the corn starch/vodka trick to find the lines.
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Old 07-08-2008, 07:32 PM   #4
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yeah cornstarch and vodka was in the plan, but i didn't want to remove the plastic protection on the top in case i return it. Oh well.

The freezer tray was removed and definitely had no lines running through it...plus the ceiling of the fridge is cold to touch in a number of areas so im assuming there are coolant lines running through it. thanks.

 
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Old 08-07-2008, 02:28 PM   #5
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czerewko...

What did you find? I am currently trying to find a mini-fridge to convert and this one looks like it might work...
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Old 08-07-2008, 10:29 PM   #6
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czerewko...

What did you find? I am currently trying to find a mini-fridge to convert and this one looks like it might work...


"Just picked up a Frigidaire 4.4 Cu. Ft. minifridge from Lowes for $170 out the door"

 
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Old 09-02-2008, 10:23 PM   #7
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Just picked up a Frigidaire 4.4 Cu. Ft. minifridge from Lowes for $170 out the door
I have the same fridge. How did the surgery go? Hit any coolant arteries?

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Old 09-14-2008, 06:41 PM   #8
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Anyone with info on this one? Im thinking about picking one up soon.
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Old 12-04-2008, 07:10 PM   #9
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ahh sorry guys. Been real busy with grad school. I ended up returning it as it seemed like there were coolant lines running through the top. I'm on a very limited budget (again, grad school) and I didn't feel like taking a risk. Let me know if anyone gets this one to work and how. Thanks.

 
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Old 12-04-2008, 09:09 PM   #10
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I have this same fridge and ran two taps off of it. I have a half finished tutorial posted here for the build. I will be posting the rest of the build once I upload the pics off my camera. Search the model number and you should find the tutorial here somewhere.
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