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Question allied refer upgrade

I just bought an Allied-Luders with a 12 cu foot ice box that I would like to upgrade to a 12 volt cold plate system. I would like to turn part of the box into a freezer. DOES ANYONE HAVE IDEAS? SUGESTIONS?? THANKS WILL CHECK BACK SOON.
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Are you looking for a DC or engine driven refrigeration system? If you're cruising long-term or living aboard, I'd recommend 12 VDC powered refrigeration. Also, how much of the 12 Cu feet did you want to convert to a freezer and what shape is the ice box? Depending on the size and shape of the icebox, you may need a dual plate setup.

I'd also recommend you post photos of the setup when you get a chance.


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get this book KollmannMarine Boat Refrigeration Specialist It's also about your charging system and your batteries and insulation. You wont beleave how big this could get $$$ But you have to have cold drinks.

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