probably to have some sense that there is Freon to be recovered.

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Lenny McHugh 
  Sent: Tuesday, September 07, 2010 11:16 PM
  Subject: Re: [BlindHandyMan] old refrigerator

  I have no idea. Hope to be able to ask tomorrow. Most recycle places that I 
  know of strip down the product and salvage everything that they can. It does 
  not make sense why it must be in working order.

  From: "Betsy Whitney, Dolphin Press" <>
  Sent: Tuesday, September 07, 2010 11:12 PM
  To: <>
  Subject: Re: [BlindHandyMan] old refrigerator

  > Hi Lenny,
  > Any idea what they do with them that would make
  > them require that they be working?
  > Just curious, Betsy
  > At 03:57 PM 9/7/2010, you wrote:
  >>Well, the old refrigerator that I am recycling
  >>through the pp&l program almost totally let me
  >>down. They are picking it up tomorrow morning.
  >>There was a message on my answering machine that
  >>it must be plugged in and running. It was
  >>running when it was moved outside so I plugged
  >>it in tonight and nothing. Here it tripped the
  >>gfci outlet. after resetting it did not work
  >>just kept tripping the outlet. Just for kicks I
  >>plugged it into an outlet from inside not gfci.
  >>This time the light came on but nothing else.
  >>After toying for a few minutes my son-in-law
  >>said hit it. I picked up one end and dropped on
  >>the porch and it started running. Plugged it
  >>back into the gfci and it it still works. I
  >>suspect that a relay was stuck tripping the gfci
  >>but not enough to short out the unprotected
  >>line. Anyway it is working so I will get my $35
  >>and free removal tomorrow morning. It reminds me
  >>of an old Burroughs field engineer who hit the
  >>computer main console and it started working,
  >>his comment was that they do not pay me to hit
  >>it but for knowing where to hit it.
  >>Please visit my home page, it is motivational,
  >>educational, inspirational with a touch of
  >>humor. There is also a very extensive resource list for the blind.
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