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Need -20 degrees Celsius...Will this brand get there?

I can't find anywhere what the lowest temperature a Kenmore chest freezer can obtain. None of the product specs deal with the average or expected temperature range these freezers can achieve. At full blast, what low temperature can I expect out of a Kenmore chest freezer?

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If all is ideal maybe -10 an occationally -15 and this is F considerable coolder than -20C. ALSO fyi a chest freezer will stay at or below these temps better than an upright and especially a self defrosting model. Because a chest freezer you dont loose all the cold air when you open the door. TYhey are not made in auto matic defrost as far as I know (never have seen one but then I havent been looking for one either. An up right freezer can be manual defrost or automatic. but the cold air falls ouit every time the door is opened.

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