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1956 GE wall-mount fridge made the paper
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Post# 914476   1/7/2017 at 17:58 (195 days old) by Travis ()        

I happened to see this article in our paper today.  I thought the other refrigerator dorks might like this.



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Post# 914492 , Reply# 1   1/7/2017 at 19:39 (195 days old) by goatfarmer (South Bend, home of Champions)        

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We do, Travis, thanks!


Post# 914519 , Reply# 2   1/7/2017 at 22:10 (195 days old) by rp2813 (The Big Blue Bubble)        
No better argument for colored appliances

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That is possibly the whitest kitchen I've ever seen.  And perhaps the first white wall mount GE I've ever seen.


Post# 914907 , Reply# 3   1/10/2017 at 07:36 (192 days old) by turquoisedude (Ogden & St-Liboire (where??), QC, Canada)        

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Dang, missed this when it was first posted.   I'll bet that it was that troublesome resistor that went on them....  

 

Likewise, I have never actually seen a white version of the GE wall refrigerator - GE clearly did a good job on convincing folks to 'Tramatize' their kitchens... LOL   


Post# 914920 , Reply# 4   1/10/2017 at 08:51 (192 days old) by kd12 (Arkansas)        
Motor Replacement

I saw that article in the Post the other day. I wondered if they had the original motor still when it had to be repaired. It seems the original motors in the wall mounts were bad and most were replaced within 10-20 years of original install. Great to see one of these wonderful machines still being used every day.




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