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Fletch

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Back to the topic at hand... Tried buying a chest freezer during the summer, however thanks to the virus, like toilet paper none could be found... Maybe that was a good thing.
 
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giles

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I am on the edge of needing another. We are maxed out at the moment and it feels GREAT! I was prepared to buy another one when Kody killed that horse, but luckily he wanted it to go to a family in need. Win/win

As much as I hate standups, I think we could use one for things other than game and fish. 3 kids can burn up some pizza rolls. 🤣

@eloucha is the beer thing a challenge? Rookies only have it in one fridge, lol.
 
I will always have a stand-up freezer. Chest freezers I remember mom always getting pissed when she would dig way down and find something old like a roast or something that was always freezer burned and wasted. That and just not keeping things organized well. With the stand up I've got burger on one shelf, steaks on another, then the other grocery items on another as well as a swing out basket. The door also holds all the stuff you use often in an easy to get spot.
 

Sgt Fury

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I will always have a stand-up freezer. Chest freezers I remember mom always getting pissed when she would dig way down and find something old like a roast or something that was always freezer burned and wasted. That and just not keeping things organized well. With the stand up I've got burger on one shelf, steaks on another, then the other grocery items on another as well as a swing out basket. The door also holds all the stuff you use often in an easy to get spot.
That’s exactly why I don’t like chest freezers...the stuff at the bottom always gets overlooked.
 

"J"

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I will always have a stand-up freezer. Chest freezers I remember mom always getting pissed when she would dig way down and find something old like a roast or something that was always freezer burned and wasted. That and just not keeping things organized well. With the stand up I've got burger on one shelf, steaks on another, then the other grocery items on another as well as a swing out basket. The door also holds all the stuff you use often in an easy to get spot.
I hate wearing steel toes just too open those doors..... Nothing like a 5lb roast landing on your big toe.....
 

triple_duece

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So I have a problem with both kinds. If your shopping for a freezer don’t buy the frost free kind. This will freezer burn you stuff in less than 6 month.
So pros and cons w upright and chest.
chest
Holds plenty
No wasted space
Size doesn’t matter
Things get lost
Forget about what’s in it
Upright
More organized
Good when stacking unfrozen stuff
Don’t hold nearly as much
Once frozen don’t move it as it becomes a projectile when opening.
problems with sizes on shelves

with all that I prefer chest over uprights. I have 3 of each so yeah I’m an expert.
 

eloucha

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I am on the edge of needing another. We are maxed out at the moment and it feels GREAT! I was prepared to buy another one when Kody killed that horse, but luckily he wanted it to go to a family in need. Win/win

As much as I hate standups, I think we could use one for things other than game and fish. 3 kids can burn up some pizza rolls. 🤣

@eloucha is the beer thing a challenge? Rookies only have it in
I am on the edge of needing another. We are maxed out at the moment and it feels GREAT! I was prepared to buy another one when Kody killed that horse, but luckily he wanted it to go to a family in need. Win/win

As much as I hate standups, I think we could use one for things other than game and fish. 3 kids can burn up some pizza rolls. 🤣

@eloucha is the beer thing a challenge? Rookies only have it in one fridge, lol.
Trying to be a active member with much post lol. But I enjoy more reading not posting I like this forum and this group here always some new things to learn
 

giles

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Trying to be a active member with much post lol. But I enjoy more reading not posting I like this forum and this group here always some new things to learn
Lol. I thought I had a challenge on how many beers we had on hand. I even stopped to buy a calculator 🤣
 
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eloucha

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Need to buy new one extended
 

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Dannmann801

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So I have a problem with both kinds. If your shopping for a freezer don’t buy the frost free kind. This will freezer burn you stuff in less than 6 month.
So pros and cons w upright and chest.
chest
Holds plenty
No wasted space
Size doesn’t matter
Things get lost
Forget about what’s in it
Upright
More organized
Good when stacking unfrozen stuff
Don’t hold nearly as much
Once frozen don’t move it as it becomes a projectile when opening.
problems with sizes on shelves

with all that I prefer chest over uprights. I have 3 of each so yeah I’m an expert.
Damn, I thought I was being excessive and really treating myself when I bought the second small freezer, don't feel so guilty now LMAO 👍 6 freezers I'd call you an expert for sure
 

Hedgelj

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We have a chest freezer that has 3/4 of a pig, venison from a decent sized doe, a few random pieces of lamb from one we bought at the fair in 2019, a few fish filets from alaska (2019) left, beef, perch in it. Then an upright that is pretty full.

My in-laws run a beef farm (8th generation). They do the farmer's market circuits in the Columbus area. They have 10+ freezers of meat and just recently acquired a walk in from a local fast food restaurant that was getting rid of it. If anyone is interested they do a la carte as well as quarters/halves/fulls in S. Ashland county.