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Post# 1092955   10/12/2020 at 16:06 by Aaron (Paducah Kentucky )        

Trying to find information on my coldspot air dryer

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Post# 1092958 , Reply# 1   10/12/2020 at 16:35 by CircleW (NE Cincinnati OH area)        

Well, it was made by Seeger, which was purchased by Whirlpool Corp. in the mid 50's. At that time, the company became Whirlpool-Seeger for a couple years. So your unit likely was made prior to mid 1955.

Post# 1092959 , Reply# 2   10/12/2020 at 16:35 by cycla-fabric (New Jersey)        

I am thinking that, that is a vintage Coldspot dehumidifier from the late 50's maybe.

Doug


Post# 1092988 , Reply# 3   10/12/2020 at 19:29 by combo52 (Beltsville,Md)        
Coldspot Air-Drier

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Very cool, we have one of these that is maybe a year or so newer, yours is probably about 1953, it as built before Whirlpool bought Seeger refrigeration. 

 

This uses a Seeger designed and built rotary compressor, does yours still work ?

 

John L.


Post# 1093036 , Reply# 4   10/13/2020 at 07:52 by Aaron (Paducah Kentucky )        
Combo

It needs freon...would you happen to know what its worth?

Post# 1093047 , Reply# 5   10/13/2020 at 09:36 by combo52 (Beltsville,Md)        
Needs Freon

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Which means it has a leak, the leak might be fixable for someone skilled at fixing refrigeration systems, but this appliance is only worth what someone wants to pay for it, I would estimate $0-50 would be the range you might get with most offers closer to $0.

 

John L.


Post# 1093064 , Reply# 6   10/13/2020 at 12:03 by Aaron (Paducah Kentucky )        
John

I can fix it..I'm a automotive mechanic so brazing and soldering isn't a problem.

Post# 1093095 , Reply# 7   10/13/2020 at 18:44 by combo52 (Beltsville,Md)        
Coldspot Air-Drier

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Hi Aaron, You inspired me to drag out the one we have, I got this one at an estate sale 8 or 9 years ago, my partner at the time owned an auto body shop and he painted the case one day while he was painting a Toyota.

 

I pulled it out and put a new cord on it and it fired right up and started cooling the evaporator and collecting water.

 

I also pulled out an old Frigidaire unit and it worked as well.

 

John 


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Post# 1093105 , Reply# 8   10/13/2020 at 20:11 by qsd-dan (West)        

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Wow, that looks fantastic John.

Post# 1093107 , Reply# 9   10/13/2020 at 20:18 by Rp2813 (Sannazay)        

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Interesting topic, but I thought maybe this was going to be another telephonalia thread.




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