chest freezer

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chest freezer

Post: #127664 Lady Willow
Sat Oct 11, 2008 4:18 pm

have had one sitting under my hangar for two years! Any ideas for using it for something useful?

Hubby seems to remember that one can be used to make super-speedy compost but can't remember the details. Obviously his three compost bins aren't enough to satisfy his compost needs!

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Re: chest freezer

Post: #127669 Clara
Sat Oct 11, 2008 5:36 pm

I have a CAT fact sheet on that, if you want it just PM me your address and I'll pop it in the post next week or I guess I could scan and email it *looks over shoulder for copyright police*
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Re: chest freezer

Post: #127670 Green Aura
Sat Oct 11, 2008 5:51 pm

How about this - I found it when I was looking how to make a root cellar.

http://www.ehow.com/how_5806_make-deep-freeze.html

Unless, of course, you really need more compost bins. :lol:
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Re: chest freezer

Post: #288080 rowbow
Sun Sep 25, 2016 5:50 pm

put a light bulb (100w) inside, use as a heating box for honey before bottling

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Re: chest freezer

Post: #288173 Thomzo
Sun Oct 09, 2016 2:37 pm

I have an old upright freezer that I use as a cupboard in my shed. The drawers are great for storing all sorts of gardening odds and ends. Appreciate it's probably leaked all sorts of nasties into the environment by now but it was so old when I inherited it that I suspect the gasses had all gone by then anyway.
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