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Old 08-03-2015, 01:35 PM   #1
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Refrigerator guard

Found this today
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looks like small would work.
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Old 08-03-2015, 01:45 PM   #2
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That is looking very interesting. Too bad they don't make one for the 4.3.
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Old 08-03-2015, 01:47 PM   #3
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I'm sure it can be modified, I sent an email to company for group pricing, wait and see.
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Old 08-03-2015, 01:48 PM   #4
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Wonder if you'd end up keeping the fridge door open longer while you fiddle with the Fridge Guard.
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Old 08-03-2015, 01:50 PM   #5
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Would not matter, all the cold air is behind the guard. You can probably leave it open.....
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Old 08-03-2015, 01:51 PM   #6
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At first blush it looks like a bit of a nuisance to work around but given the painfully slow recovery time it might be worth considering.

Of course, you'll try it out and give us all a user report.

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Old 08-03-2015, 02:12 PM   #7
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Of course, you'll try it out and give us all a user report.

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Old 08-03-2015, 02:57 PM   #8
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Will this guard inhibit cooling of items in the door ?
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Old 08-03-2015, 03:33 PM   #9
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Will this guard inhibit cooling of items in the door ?
I wondered about that too. Hey, no problem. Just drill some ventilation holes in them.

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Old 08-03-2015, 04:05 PM   #10
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Used to run a produce department in a grocery store, we had a strip door with plastic hanging from a top mount. Lets you pass to and fro without futzing with velcro. Should be a simple thing to do in a fridge:

Curtron M-108-PR-4080 40" x 80" Polar Reinforced Step-In Refrigerator / Freezer Strip Door
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Old 08-03-2015, 05:22 PM   #11
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These kits are less than $40 right now.
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Do they take the Fridge Fix in trade?
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Old 08-03-2015, 06:33 PM   #13
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Don't see how items in the door would stay cool. You're partially isolating them from the cooling source. Also looks like a pita to add/remove items from the fridge. Think I'll stick with the tension rods to keep items in place while traveling.
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Don't see how items in the door would stay cool. You're partially isolating them from the cooling source. Also looks like a pita to add/remove items from the fridge. Think I'll stick with the tension rods to keep items in place while traveling.
Very good point door items not staying cool.
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This weekend I knew I was going to be on really rough roads, and just stuffed the fridge with towels when I was travelling. Kept everything in place nice. No broken beer bottles.
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Old 08-03-2015, 10:42 PM   #16
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We created our own cold barrier...like a previous posted described for large cold rooms, etc.
Used a piece of clear shower curtain, some tie wraps and some duct tape...voila!
Easy to see what's there and easy reach in just the area where the items are without loosing ALL the cold air. The top shelf has it's own 'curtain' separate from the bottom two shelves. The only things we keep on the door are sodas and condiments like mustard, etc so if they are a little less cool it is no big deal.
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We created our own cold barrier...like a previous posted described for large cold rooms, etc.
Used a piece of clear shower curtain, some tie wraps and some duct tape...voila!
Easy to see what's there and easy reach in just the area where the items are without loosing ALL the cold air. The top shelf has it's own 'curtain' separate from the bottom two shelves. The only things we keep on the door are sodas and condiments like mustard, etc so if they are a little less cool it is no big deal.
Do you have the frig changeout ? Does it work pretty good ? Temps I mean . Pat
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Metal shelves = old RML fridge
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These kits are less than $40 right now.
I think I am missing something.
Is this supposed to keep stuff from falling toward the door and possibly opening it (the door) when traveling, or to just keep the contents cool while the door is opened while looking for and retrieving stuff?
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Old 08-04-2015, 06:55 AM   #20
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Second part, Sandra, since these units take awhile to return to normal, door openings are the culprit.
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