Santa Fe reefer

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JBodenmann
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Re: Santa Fe reefer

Post by JBodenmann » Sun Mar 02, 2014 11:15 pm

Hi Brian
Very nice reefer. I have enjoyed watching the progress of your build.
Jack

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Re: Santa Fe reefer

Post by makinsmoke » Mon Mar 03, 2014 10:53 pm

Thank you Jack.

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Re: Santa Fe reefer

Post by TheSteamChannel » Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:04 am

Do you have any additional photos of the reefer? Inside, end sill area, overall? I'm planning to start on two this summer after my caboose is knocked out. Very nice work by the way!

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Re: Santa Fe reefer

Post by makinsmoke » Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:19 am

Thank you.

I took quite a few. Probably more than the folks would want to post here.

Let me review my photos here and see what is missing.

I did plan on it originally being a working ice bunker reefer, so is built with double wall construction with blue foam insulation in between. After giving it serious thought, I just couldn’t bring myself to fill it with ice and expect the drains and polyurethane to prevent eventual water damage!

A soft side cooler fits and works just fine without the destruction of the car!

Building multiples is easy once you figure out construction and dimensions. Just cut out all the main parts at one time.

Take care,
Brian

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