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mmccartneydcmmccartneydc Posts: 3,407 ✭✭✭
I have the opportunity to pick this up for 150. What do you guys think? I thought it would be cool in the basement, maybe built into the wall?

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    Gray4linesGray4lines Posts: 4,691 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I think thats the coolest thing ever and a steal for $150!!! Buy it now! And paint the sign UT orange, or make t say "Bone Crusher" LOL!
    LLA - Lancero Lovers of America
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    mmccartneydcmmccartneydc Posts: 3,407 ✭✭✭
    Gray4lines:
    I think thats the coolest thing ever and a steal for $150!!! Buy it now! And paint the sign UT orange, or make t say "Bone Crusher" LOL!
    BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA, too funny! Thanks for the feedback!
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    Bob_LukenBob_Luken Posts: 10,133 ✭✭✭✭✭
    The Chewbaca of humidors? (You should name it Chewbaca now.) Is it a drink cooler converted to a humidor? What temp does it keep? What RH will it hold? Who? / Where were they using this thing? DETAILS PLEASE! Yeah IT'S VERY COOL! Lucky you!
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    jgibvjgibv Posts: 9,244 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Gray4lines:
    I think thats the coolest thing ever and a steal for $150!!! Buy it now! And paint the sign UT orange, or make t say "Bone Crusher" LOL!
    +1

    Looks pretty dang big, too.
    How many cigars you think you could fit in there, doc?

    I say as long as there's no mold hiding in there --- go for it!!!!
    Dust it off and spray the glass with a little windex .... it will be spiffy !!!

    * I have a new address as of 3/24/18 *

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    Gray4linesGray4lines Posts: 4,691 ✭✭✭✭✭
    mmccartneydc:
    Gray4lines:
    I think thats the coolest thing ever and a steal for $150!!! Buy it now! And paint the sign UT orange, or make t say "Bone Crusher" LOL!
    BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA, too funny! Thanks for the feedback!
    Id seriously jump on that in a second... and then think how to haul it home later! Is it temp regulated? Humidity?
    LLA - Lancero Lovers of America
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    mmccartneydcmmccartneydc Posts: 3,407 ✭✭✭
    Gray4lines:
    mmccartneydc:
    Gray4lines:
    I think thats the coolest thing ever and a steal for $150!!! Buy it now! And paint the sign UT orange, or make t say "Bone Crusher" LOL!
    BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA, too funny! Thanks for the feedback!
    Id seriously jump on that in a second... and then think how to haul it home later! Is it temp regulated? Humidity?
    Well so far what I have been able to find out is that yes it was a drink cooler previously, it is supposedly low on Freon but works. It is located about 2 hrs away from me so won't be til the weekend til I can get over to see it so that's about all I can do from here. The owner barely speaks English so getting much more than that has been difficult.
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    macs-smokesmacs-smokes Posts: 587
    Love the Bonecrusher sign idea... colors may be off but those details can be worked out... and an appliance repair service could give you the estimated damage for a complete rebuild. If it is running no worries... but good to know the costs if it does poop out while in the basement. Bonecrusher thievery corporation should be in business!
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    catfishbluezzcatfishbluezz Posts: 7,000 ✭✭✭
    Dude....that thing looks too cool. I'd expect to invest a good amount into it assuming its compressor, but you could easily dump $500 into that and have the coolest cabinet on earth...
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    RainRain Posts: 8,958 ✭✭✭
    How many different ways can I say "yes"?
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    Gray4linesGray4lines Posts: 4,691 ✭✭✭✭✭
    macs-smokes:
    Love the Bonecrusher sign idea... colors may be off but those details can be worked out...
    I knew matt was a Tennessee fan (I almost went there!) Id prefer Kentucky blue :) but it's his cigar-fridge. Lol!

    Interesting that it is a repurposed fridge (sort of) good advice on seeing what a re-build would cost. I bet even if you had to gut everything, it would be way cheaper than a cabinet humi (and very original)
    LLA - Lancero Lovers of America
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    ToombesToombes Posts: 4,506 ✭✭✭
    That's freaking awesome, Matt!! If you snag it I'll swing through on my way home from Myrtle Beach, grab the sign and repaint it with a "Bonecrusher" logo!
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    Poker_SlobPoker_Slob Posts: 1,269 ✭✭✭✭✭
    With the wineador brothers here I'm surprised no one has one yet. Go big and be proud. And of course keep us posted on your progress and how it works. You could be starting a new trend here. BTW...it would look great in scarlet and gray. GO BUCS!!!
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    catfishbluezzcatfishbluezz Posts: 7,000 ✭✭✭
    Poker Slob:
    With the wineador brothers here I'm surprised no one has one yet. Go big and be proud. And of course keep us posted on your progress and how it works. You could be starting a new trend here. BTW...it would look great in scarlet and gray. GO BUCS!!!
    trust me...I've looked. It comes down to temp and compressors. If the temp is too low it slows the aging process, and compressors suck air out. To offset the compressor you need electric humidity and tons of beads, which in this case would run $175. You also need tons of cedar to stabilize the environment as well. Main issue with a fridge unit is low temp.
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    RhamlinRhamlin Posts: 8,946 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I like it as is.
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    jgibvjgibv Posts: 9,244 ✭✭✭✭✭
    catfishbluezz:
    Dude....that thing looks too cool. I'd expect to invest a good amount into it assuming its compressor, but you could easily dump $500 into that and have the coolest cabinet on earth...
    True ....


    But if you're keeping it in the basement and temp's not a concern ....
    As long as it has a good seal, I would assume you could probably use it as is and just not plug it in.
    Toss in an electric humidifier and or some beads and a couple little fans and be good to go.

    And keep your cigars in cedar boxes. Looks like there's a lot of room to stack and store them. Just thinking....

    * I have a new address as of 3/24/18 *

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    curtpickcurtpick Posts: 2,757 ✭✭✭
    Its ugly... leave it alone... junk... leave it...


    Where can I find it so I can "dispose" of it properly ! LOL
    Family, Friends, Golf, Cigars, Fine Whiskey, Good beer.... is there anything else ?  Follow on instagram @crguy1961
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    thedjfish@comcast.netthedjfish@comcast.net Posts: 1,692 ✭✭✭
    mmccartneydc:
    I have the opportunity to pick this up for 150. What do you guys think? I thought it would be cool in the basement, maybe built into the wall?

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    buy it set it up and use it!! or i will where is it for sale?
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    The_KidThe_Kid Posts: 7,869 ✭✭✭
    thedjfish@comcast.net:
    mmccartneydc:
    I have the opportunity to pick this up for 150. What do you guys think? I thought it would be cool in the basement, maybe built into the wall?

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    buy it set it up and use it!! or i will where is it for sale?
    As is its more like a garage piece ,,But you could really update it with some different skin. If you want to put it in the basement where its in more of a controlled environment, at least in most cases. One could use as is without turning on the compressor,, a simple incadescent bulb on a timer could help raise and regulate temps if thats a major concern. I prefer to store my smokes at a lower temp than 70 deg. I dont have any temp regulating devices in my coollidors, and they do a better job of regulating temp and humidity than do my humidors. True they might not age as quickly but I dont believe every cigar needs to be aged for 5 plus years either,, but Im not a cuban cigar afficionado either. Enjoy hope it works out,,,
    Edit,, be sure to check the seals!!
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    AVJimAVJim Posts: 449
    Where are the kitty litter comments?!?!? Awesome Matt! I hope it is as great in person! Good luck!
    "I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member"
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    CigarMan37CigarMan37 Posts: 432
    How are you even thinking on this? JUMP
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    BigshizzaBigshizza Posts: 15,647 ✭✭✭✭✭
    That's a great find! If it works even better but get a appliance give it the once over and go for it!!
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    catfishbluezzcatfishbluezz Posts: 7,000 ✭✭✭
    jgibv:
    catfishbluezz:
    Dude....that thing looks too cool. I'd expect to invest a good amount into it assuming its compressor, but you could easily dump $500 into that and have the coolest cabinet on earth...
    True ....


    But if you're keeping it in the basement and temp's not a concern ....
    As long as it has a good seal, I would assume you could probably use it as is and just not plug it in.
    Toss in an electric humidifier and or some beads and a couple little fans and be good to go.

    And keep your cigars in cedar boxes. Looks like there's a lot of room to stack and store them. Just thinking....
    absolutely... In which case adding a bunch of cedar would make a tremendous improvement in stability.
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    MartelMartel Posts: 3,306 ✭✭✭✭
    Nice. That's all I can say about this. Nice.
    Intelligence is knowing that a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is knowing not to put it in a fruit salad.

    I like Oliva and Quesada (including Regius) a lot.  I will smoke anything, though.
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    taythegibstaythegibs Posts: 2,025
    very cool! a bag of kitty litter and it'd be good to go imo, of course i wouldnt be able to leave it at that.... pull out the compressor and plumbing and add storage underneath. wire in led's under each shelf (low energy draw and cool temp lighting) ...now i want one!
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    Bob_LukenBob_Luken Posts: 10,133 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Is there an update to this? Did you get it? Did you pass on it?
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    kuzi16kuzi16 Posts: 14,633 ✭✭✭✭
    Bob Luken:
    Is there an update to this? Did you get it? Did you pass on it?
    i think with a little love you can turn it into what you really want it to be. the real question is:
    is it worth the time/effort?
    i mean are you getting it because it looks cool or are you getting it because you want more space?

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    RampMonkeyRampMonkey Posts: 1,808
    I have to say that is a great find Matt. If you pull the trigger, keep us posted =D
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    mmccartneydcmmccartneydc Posts: 3,407 ✭✭✭
    I did not pull the trigger bc it had been sold. I wasn't that disappointed though. The guy that owned it was extremely difficult to deal with plus I had to drive 2hours to get it. I got plenty of room currently, and will just save for my tower!
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    RCY_CigarsRCY_Cigars Posts: 5,493 ✭✭✭
    mmccartneydc:
    I did not pull the trigger bc it had been sold. I wasn't that disappointed though. The guy that owned it was extremely difficult to deal with plus I had to drive 2hours to get it. I got plenty of room currently, and will just save for my tower!


    Plenty of room, I wish I could say that :). Nevertheless, if the owner was difficult in your eyes. Then it wasn't meant to be. I'm no good with bad customer service, period.
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    Chuck_NChuck_N Posts: 1,088 ✭✭✭
    Looks pretty cool. Buy it.
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