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This ice box has been thawed out with an ice pic
« on: March 28, 2011, 09:47:03 PM »
Over the weekend I worked on an ice box which had been disabled from the stab of a sharp ice pick. Many a mini fridge has met an early death by these. Bought some cheap epoxy from Wally. Did the repair sat afternoon and charged it this afternoon.
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Re: This ice box has been thawed out with an ice pic
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2011, 09:48:45 PM »
More from the swamp:
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Re: This ice box has been thawed out with an ice pic
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2011, 09:52:34 PM »
Works like a dream now. Gonna take it up to the camp. A few more:
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Re: This ice box has been thawed out with an ice pic
« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2011, 10:15:28 PM »
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Bought some cheap epoxy from Wally

I'm guessing it won't pass the test of time. I stopped trying to epoxy leaks years ago. Sooner or later oil from the system always works the epoxy loose and your back to square one.

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Re: This ice box has been thawed out with an ice pic
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2011, 10:33:51 PM »
R-134a is not too expensive. Plus it has been deemed safe enough. A little shot every few years won't be so bad. It only holds 4 ounces. I am gonna call this a test. I read the lable actually and the strength is to 750 PSI so we will see how long she hold and repote back latah Mr WT.
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