Depends. In a freezer yes because the ice may not be handled by the defrost cycle. In a cooler sometimes. Depends on whether the water is going to head down the drain or onto the floor. I have have powerheads rot on 3-5 year old ice machines because of insulation.
Is this a Fabreze moment? C.Y.D. I'm voting white elephant. 2¢.
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