Deck Refrigerater NG, - REMOVED , this is what I discovered

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Deck Refrigerater NG, - REMOVED , this is what I discovered

Postby alanber » Wed Apr 03, 2019 1:23 pm

2004
2860 Commodore
Twin 4.3 gxi volvo penta
Kohler 5 E generator

My model Regal Commodore 2860 have 2 refrigerators , In cabin & deck under hand sink Cabin refrigerator enough for our needs , ,
My 2860 has the x- large swim platform ,
On swim platform I have a cooler - Cooler doubles as a fishing seat for me, since the rear of boat Stinks for fishing ,

DECK REFRIGERATOR STOPPED WORKING , Removed too find out why ?
Refrigerator was a rust bucket, crumbling , Seems over many years hand sink drain had a leak dropping onto refrigerator
CUALITY CONTROL
CUT out for refrigerator cuts uneven , HACK JOB . Looked like they went free hand with a jig saw , Frame of refrigerator covered un even cuts.

Once refrigerator was removed I noticed the rotted portion of the floor directly under refrigerator ,
Seems Regal used a white painted wood floor , guess it was support for refrigerator
Wood was rotted , Should have glassed over , Most would never realize ,
A good thing came out of this issue , once I cut out wood floor I have access too the top portion of generator , If I needed too do any work on front portion of generator I would have too remove riser & oil filter canister , Lot more access ,

NEXT PROJECT ,
Generator Never use ,
starter is shot , plus other issues. Cant be repaired in place ,
Have too remove port engine too get gen set out , Costly , seldom used . Nothing urgent , making me crazy non working generator

Whole cut out , 16 1/2 wide , 22 high , 16 deep ,

WHAT AM I GOING TOO DO , DONT WANT ANOTHER REFRIGERATOR

BOAT OUTFITTERS or similar company offer 2 draw / 3 draw storage combo fishing cabinet , Few screws comes out easy for gen set access ,

ANY FELLOW REGAL OWNERS HAVE OTHER OPTIONS I AM NOT THINKING OF TOO PUT INTO WHOLE WERE REFRIGERATOR WAS.
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