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Ideal 55 California Sun Dry Foods

We started by stripping each and every part off the machine and then stripping the paint. The body panels were then straightened out and given a new paint job with all the custom lettering done by hand. A new ID, HP62E tag was installed on the back of the machine and to the front a new name tag HP63A was needed. There was not enough of the original metal left to salvage so we put on our lid HP1B. This is quite common, our DP106 the bottle removal instruction decal was then applied. If you need lid hinges check out HP12D or back stops HP118A. A new handle, HP18B was installed. Ideal lids originally had pressed cardboard like insulation in them which would soak up the condensation causing them to rust. Our lids, HP1B come with a foam insulation making it more energy efficient and less prone to absorption of condensation. Our re-assembly began with new insulation. New lid to body breaker strips PP60A and a new body gasket, in this case our RP18B were installed at the same time. The side loading door was given a new insulation and a new gasket our RP21B. The original bolt, HP110C was still in the machine however the crank handle, HP22 and our HP20H lock with 2 keys were installed. To finish the door the loading decal, DP84 was applied. New beaker strips PP60B were then installed on the machine for the loading door. The compressor was thoroughly checked over, bead blasted, flushed, repainted and a new thermostat, EP19 was installed. The cooling system was able to stay a true R12. As you can see it has new condenser fan motor. The condenser used our EP4B on this particular machine along with a new fan blade our EP7. Every machine is re-wired. The wiring harness is our EP16. A new compressor tag, HP65A was also needed. The bottle rack was zinc plated and markers are available for the soda PP47A, PP47B, PP47C, PP47D, and of course a new rack tag HP68. The coin mechanism was also disassembled, gold chromated and put back together to factory specifications and even has the spring tension decal DP97! The cover had new placards applied HP66 and HP67A. The coin box is our HP28L. We also have the bent coin return knob HP81. The cap catcher was still on the machine which is odd, most of the time they are missing – but we have one HP30R and you may need a new bottle opener HP25D.
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