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#11215555 - 11/09/15 06:48 PM Crappie Emergency
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Freezer went out. 15 bags of crappie in there. Only two had thawed a little. Others were hard as a rock. Ok to refreeze? Anyone know of a freezer alarm that will tell you when it loses power?
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#11215575 - 11/09/15 07:02 PM Re: Crappie Emergency [Re: Jacob]
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Sounds like a fish fry. Throw them on Ice until you find a freezer. That should keep them frozen.

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#11215576 - 11/09/15 07:02 PM Re: Crappie Emergency [Re: Jacob]
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I would refreeze them, shouldn't be an issue.

I don't have an alarm but is something I think about from time to time. An alarm would probably be aGood investment.
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#11215583 - 11/09/15 07:05 PM Re: Crappie Emergency [Re: Jacob]
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Turns out, freezer didn't completely go out. Plug threw reset.
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#11215597 - 11/09/15 07:11 PM Re: Crappie Emergency [Re: Jacob]
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Sometimes GFI's get weak. You might need to replace the GFI

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#11215602 - 11/09/15 07:14 PM Re: Crappie Emergency [Re: Jacob]
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If that freezer alarm would send an alert to your phone, they would really have something!
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#11215613 - 11/09/15 07:18 PM Re: Crappie Emergency [Re: Kylefield]
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Originally Posted By: Kylefield
Sometimes GFI's get weak. You might need to replace the GFI


I would change it out for a regular plug if that's what was where my freezer was. If not plug a smal radio in on same outlet freezer is plugged into and leave it on 24/7. Least when you go in the garage and you don't hear the radio anymore you know it tripped. But personally I would change it out. It's gonna happen again if you don't.

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#11216000 - 11/10/15 12:18 AM Re: Crappie Emergency [Re: Jacob]
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im a chef, if ice crystals still there mostly u can refreeze.
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#11216476 - 11/10/15 10:08 AM Re: Crappie Emergency [Re: Jacob]
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Originally Posted By: Jacob
Turns out, freezer didn't completely go out. Plug threw reset.


This happened to me twice both times while on vacation.....
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#11218033 - 11/11/15 07:44 AM Re: Crappie Emergency [Re: Slewfoot]
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Originally Posted By: Slewfoot
Originally Posted By: Kylefield
Sometimes GFI's get weak. You might need to replace the GFI


I would change it out for a regular plug if that's what was where my freezer was. If not plug a smal radio in on same outlet freezer is plugged into and leave it on 24/7. Least when you go in the garage and you don't hear the radio anymore you know it tripped. But personally I would change it out. It's gonna happen again if you don't.


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#11218095 - 11/11/15 08:15 AM Re: Crappie Emergency [Re: Jacob]
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Man 15 bags of crappie in the freezer! Don't let your father in law get them, he'll clean you out. They are on fire at lake Nac. You need to go!
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#11218352 - 11/11/15 09:57 AM Re: Crappie Emergency [Re: Spiderman]
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We use the temptrak alarms they will send an alert to your phone.

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#11218354 - 11/11/15 09:58 AM Re: Crappie Emergency [Re: Spiderman]
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Originally Posted By: Spiderman
If that freezer alarm would send an alert to your phone, they would really have something!


They have them.


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