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Old 11-18-2013, 08:00 AM   #11
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That is a good price. We bought a Koldfront brand ice maker as a gift for our in-laws who often let us stay with them in their popup. $159.00 as I recall. I suspect that the identical unit as Koldfront is marketed under different brand names. It worked well for a couple seasons. When it quit the place we got it from sent replacement parts, but twice they were the wrong ones so it now sits in my basement awaiting disposal (after I finally admit surrender on the repairs).

Originally Posted by 3'senough View Post
... Keep in mind that the 27 pounds if ice is over 24 hrs and it fills up and stops making ice about every 2 hrs or so due to the sensors. ...
That is a good point. My sister-in-law can be very fastidious so she was the perfect owner of a countertop ice maker. It seemed like she was always either harvesting ice or filling water. I would joke about our gift providing her a new part time job. I will say that she accepted the responsibility willingly though. Knowing the effort needed, I suspect my wife and I are not driven enough to keep on top of the ice production. We just make cubes in the freezer and supplement with bag ice as needed.


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Old 11-18-2013, 05:04 PM   #12
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I stopped tonite at home depot to pick up some weather stripping. Got to looking around and found that they have a Magic Chef portable ice maker. Makes 27 pounds a day! Best part is they only want $98! Told the DW as soon as I got home. Since I bought her a kindle today for Xmas...it only seemed fair!
Thanks for the tip Kracker.
I went to Home Depot today and bought a Magic Chef portable ice maker. Nice & compact.

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