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New Refirgeration!

Well, 'new-to-us' at least.

A friend of ours has a 2011 SeaFrost BDXP air-cooled, cold plate system, lightly used, only in his boat for about 6 months. He's decided to go with an entirely different system and configuration and knowing our headaches with our ancient Adler-Barbour water-cooled system, offered it to us at a very cool (pardon the pun) price.

After measuring the icebox, I'm satisfied the system will work beautifully, but I do have one question - where to install the compressor and fan? Ideally, I'd like to put it just aft of the icebox in the large port side sail locker. But, for those of you that have air-cooled refrigeration on an older 34, where is your compressor/fan system installed? We're open to suggestions...

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