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Post# 695971   8/12/2013 at 05:59 (3,896 days old) by xpanam (Palm Springs California )        

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Dose anyone know why most of the manufactures switch to the crescent shape? I liked the ones that where kind of round,like this one makes!

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Post# 695984 , Reply# 1   8/12/2013 at 07:55 (3,896 days old) by combo52 (50 Year Repair Tech Beltsville,Md)        
Why Crescent Style Ice Cubes

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Because it is easy to make a reliable IM that makes crescent shaped ice, the GE-HP style IM you found had many problems with leaking mold seals and GE abandoned them in 1985 when the last of the patents expired on the crescent IM WP was building, at which GE payed a Japanese company to make an exact copy of WPs IM for use in their refrigerators.

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