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I need to convert an 8x8 walk in cooler to a freezer, any ideas?

 
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Howdy folks. I've garnered access to an 8x8 cooler as part of a large office trailer. I need to convert it to a freezer if at all possible. Does anyone have an insight on how to make that happen?
 
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Depending on the brand of the cooling equipment you should be able to purchase or reprogram the thermostat to a lower setting. You could also looking into something along the lines of a "CoolBot" that is designed to attach to the controls on a conventional cooler and trick it into running at a much lower temp.
 
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I am familiar with the coolbot. It's my understanding that it does not do well at below freezing temps though?
 
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Check the mfg you will more than likely be able to get a new thermostat or if you are lucky you will already have a programmable one. It depends on what you have already. I know many comercial units come from the factory already set up to be either or. Check your specs and get back to us.
 
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