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Mfg Date 11-86?! - Mark's Journal
Mfg Date 11-86?!
Yeah, there's no point in trying to repair a 22-year-old refrigerator. Guess it's time to buy a new one. Luckily, the old one has been keeping stuff cool, and the freezer is still working fine, so there's a limit to what I might have lost. Mostly condiments, salad dressings, and a few random things. Some of the condiments and preserves are probably just fine.

I suppose I'll need to measure the space in the kitchen, and then figure out what features I want. I don't need lots of freezer space in the kitchen, since I have a big freezer downstairs. Probably don't use ice so often that I need an ice maker or dispenser, though the cold water dispenser that usually comes with them would be nice.

No doubt whatever I get will be more energy efficient than something this old. :-) I'll have to pay a visit to Thayer and Best Buy soon and see what's available.
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aregulardyke From: aregulardyke Date: July 28th, 2008 05:07 am (UTC) (Link)


Wow ! You certainly got your money's worth out of that fridge .... I doubt your new one will last as long.

brazenredhead From: brazenredhead Date: July 28th, 2008 05:41 am (UTC) (Link)
Jesus... your fridge and I are about the same age! ;-o
adelais From: adelais Date: July 28th, 2008 08:05 am (UTC) (Link)
I'm quite certain my fridge is older than I am. Wikipedia claims that separate freezer compartments became standard in the mid-60s!
terpsichord From: terpsichord Date: July 28th, 2008 10:20 am (UTC) (Link)
I thought the same thing (about the ice maker and dispenser), but got one anyway thinking it would be nice for when I entertained. Now, I use it ALL THE TIME and can't imagine not having one. Treat yourself!
mhaithaca From: mhaithaca Date: July 28th, 2008 11:15 am (UTC) (Link)

Of course, then I need a more-expensive waterline installation, but I'll see what that'll cost. :-)
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