Thread Number: 73927  /  Tag: Refrigerators
Vintage GE Fridge in our new kitchen
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Post# 976632   1/2/2018 at 19:53 (196 days old) by nick7764 (Baltimore, MD)        

Well, minus some glass, our kitchen renovation is finally done! I lost the argument on the stove, but managed to get a vintage fridge in, on the condition that the fridge surround actually pops out to fit a larger modern fridge, should this one die or we sell the house. I designed the cabinets myself, and am pretty happy with everything. The dishwasher is an integrated Fisher Paykel double dishdrawer. The stove is a Kitchenaid. And the gem of the kitchen (to me) is the vintage GE fridge, which is chugging along fabulously.

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Post# 976634 , Reply# 1   1/2/2018 at 20:17 (196 days old) by Supersuds (Knoxville, Tenn.)        

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Looks great, congrats!

Post# 976648 , Reply# 2   1/2/2018 at 21:54 (196 days old) by pulltostart (Mobile, AL)        

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Very nice kitchen!  The cabinetry looks very well executed, and the back door and the window are "just right" for the space.

 

lawrence


Post# 976652 , Reply# 3   1/2/2018 at 22:15 (196 days old) by kevin313 (Detroit, Michigan)        

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Beautiful kitchen! Enjoy!

Post# 976729 , Reply# 4   1/3/2018 at 12:34 (195 days old) by twintubdexter (Palm Springs)        

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That fridge looks designer-perfect in that kitchen. GE must have made a zillion of those because I cleaned up a lot of them for resale. Unlike newer model General Electrics, they always seemed to work. As I recall they had a solid condenser on the back (memory is shot so I could be wrong) which may have contributed to their longevity. I do remember the nice solid sound the doors made when you closed them...sort of like closing the door on your new Cadillac. 


Post# 976735 , Reply# 5   1/3/2018 at 13:38 (195 days old) by turquoisedude (Ogden & St-Liboire (where??), QC, Canada)        

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Nice installation!  I applaud your thinking ahead and leaving a provision for being able to replace the GE if necessary - I am constantly being reminded of what would happen if the GE Wall Refrigerator in the Ogden kitchen gives up the ghost. 

 

Your fridge looks great in the new kitchen - congratulations!!


Post# 976744 , Reply# 6   1/3/2018 at 14:28 (195 days old) by countryford (Phoenix, AZ)        

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Looks very nice. What type of material did you use for the countertop?




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