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Need defrost unit

This is a 12 foot chest type Freeze Open top The defrost unit is tube type
3/4 inch copper tubing with heat unit inside.

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Call Hussmann Corp at the number I posted. Give them the model number and serial number and they should help you out. There is also a fax number if you wish to use a fax.

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