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PostPosted: Fri Nov 09, 2007 12:26 pm
Here is my chest fridge, freezerator, chest freezer conversion to a low energy refrigerator.

I will be taking a chest freezer and converting it in to a chest refrigerator.
To do this you need:
1) A Chest Freezer
2) An External Temperature Controller
3) Some Mechanical Skills
4) Common Sense

(Disclaimer: This should only be attempted by a proffesional) :D

I got my little whirlpool chest freezer last night and will be getting this temp controller from grainger today http://www.grainger.com/Grainger/items/3ZP79

Hope ill have it all together this weekend
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 09, 2007 5:02 pm
Just picked up my temp controller and on the way to get a kill-o-watt plug in meter ohh can't wait lol :lol:

PostPosted: Fri Nov 09, 2007 6:36 pm
man you need to let me know how this freezerator works


PostPosted: Sat Nov 10, 2007 11:39 pm
Day-um. Talk about acting on a thought.

Then again, impulsive is my middle name. I just have a lot less money to play with rightnow.

Definitely let us know how it goes!

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 11, 2007 3:06 pm
LOL yes im really bad on impulsive shopping anyway i got 24 hour read from reg fridge is 1.68 KW and 12 hour read BEFORE conversion on the freezer is .60 KW so now we wait LOL


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 11, 2007 4:28 pm
OK she is runnin now and the dogs knocked the plug out of the wall but still not using any power hardly
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 12, 2007 7:59 am
ok 15 hours and it has used .14 so guess what :lol: im unplugging my ge fridge..


PostPosted: Mon Nov 12, 2007 5:27 pm
Sweet!

I just proposed this idea to my GF when we build our house.
She's not too keen on it, but I think maybe we'll come around.

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 14, 2007 7:56 am
alright i have unplugged the regular fridge and changed the temp on the chest fridge to turn on at 38 and off at 33 will be looking at power consumption tomorrow.


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 17, 2007 6:21 am
Ok so in 24 hours set on at 38 and off at 33 it used .28 kWh so i am definitely happy

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