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    1950s Coke machine

    Just sharing this...thought it was pretty cool.
    No model or serial #s it's suspected to be from the 50s or 60s.

    It's been refurbished completely and still has all original Refrigeration.
    No numbers or anything but it had a large "dome, pancake" looking compressor. Customer said it wasn't cooling.
    I basically found the starting components not working correctly so my only option was a 3n1 start. Wired in and it worked great...pulled to 33 degrees in 15 mins.

    Customer only let me take this pic (and he stood there and watched me the whole time)
    Anyone have any idea of what that weird compressor was called? If anyone knows what I'm referring to...


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    Hermetic with
    Springs on the outside
    Probably just a old Tecumseh "pancake" compressor

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    Quote Originally Posted by itsiceman View Post
    Hermetic with
    Springs on the outside
    Probably just a old Tecumseh "pancake" compressor
    Not sure...there was no model or any sorta data plate on it. It was rather large tho.
    No springs just rubber feet....it was sorta short round and fat lol

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    I remember those machines, had " pancake compressors" as per earlier post, lasted for ever.
    And the Mercedes SL350 Coupe in background looks in mint condition as well.

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    I have 3 old machine's, one from the 30's, 50's, and 60's. They all still have original refrigeration equipment in them. The one from the 30's has a belt driven cast iron compressor.

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