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    Want to turn home Refrigerator/Freezer turn into stand alone refrigerator, possible?


    Pretty clueless on the subject of refrigeration, understand the basics. Live with and have lived with a lot of people at once for a long time and always the problem seems to be that the fridge and the freezer are to small. My hypothetical/theoretical solution was to turn a regular household fridge/freezer into a stand alone fridge, meaning no freezer or if there must be, then smallest possible. The idea would be to build a new frame or somehow use the existing unit but knock out the space between the two. Just wanting to know if this is even feasible?


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    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Western PA

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    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Western, MO
    An upright self defrosting freezer and a refrigeration tech that knows what to change would be a good starting point.

    Or you could just buy one of the many all friges that have been on the market for years.

    Common sense isn't very common anymore.

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    Jun 2005
    Winston-Salem NC
    It is possible.
    You could also use a residential AC condenser unit and a ID coil with a TXV to make your basement into a walk-in cooler, along with a few other nifty parts and pieces.
    But just like your question, possible does not equal feasible nor affordable.

    If you want "just a refrigerator", then buy a used one door display cooler like convenience stores have to sell drinks out of. You'll have a huge refrigerator, with the added benefit of a glass door, so you don't need to stand there with the door open figuring out what you want.

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    Jun 2011
    Southeastern PA
    Quote Originally Posted by stonewallred View Post you don't need to stand there with the door open figuring out what you want.
    Lol you must have teenagers!

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    Mar 2011
    far southwest chicago suburbs
    Anything is possible, but it wouldn't be worth the hassle and probably wouldn't look good after your done if you want to knock out the center.

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