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Magic Chef 6.9 cu. ft. Chest Freezer in White
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Magic Chef

6.9 cu. ft. Chest Freezer in White

  • Single storage basket for space efficiency and easy access
  • Adjustable thermostat conveniently located on the exterior
  • Nearly 7 cu. ft. capacity
$199.00 /each

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The Magic Chef Chest Freezer gives you the extra freezer space you're looking for at 6.9 cu. ft. A convenient storage basket enables you to utilize the space efficiently and keeps frequently used items near the top for easy access. The front, external temperature dial lets you easily monitor and adjust the internal temperature.

  • 6.9 cu. ft. capacity provides you with the extra storage for your frozen food needs
  • Adjustable temperature control lets you modify the interior climate as needed
  • Storage basket slides easily, so you can quickly see items underneath
  • Chest freezer is manual defrost
  • Defrost water drain ensures a clear path for water to travel during defrosting
  • Power-on light indicates proper functioning of the unit
  • Warranty: 1 year parts and labor; 5 years on compressor (parts only)
  • Item does not qualify for the Major Appliance Delivery & Haul Away or Installation Services
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Is there a light inside?

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Chicago, IL
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June 24, 2014
I wanted to know if there is a light inside the unit so I can see
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Monument, Colorado
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July 22, 2015
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No
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no
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August 10, 2014
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no there is not.
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Swissvale PA
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July 29, 2014
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No, top opens and allows enough light to see what you need.
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July 24, 2014
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NO, but you could have looked in there yourself, or read the specs online.
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July 22, 2014
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No.
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Baldwinsville, NY
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July 17, 2014
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No. Illumination not provided
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July 17, 2014
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No
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Pinetop, Az
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June 26, 2014
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No there is not a light inside the freezer but it doesn't seem to be a problem.
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what are the 2 flat 1 1/2" plastic pieces?

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January 22, 2014
what are these for and what do i use them for? they are taped together?
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August 11, 2015
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I thought they were to keep people or objects from putting to much weight on the seal strip. Lasts longer.
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August 10, 2014
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i think those were packing shims to keep the door gasket from getting mashed in shipping. I tossed them.
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Louisiana, USA
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January 28, 2014
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they are trim pieces.
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January 28, 2014
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Keep door open at defrost . Not needed .
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Yakima, WA, USA
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January 23, 2014
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mine didn't come with anything like your talking about. Only plastic piece of plastic we got was the ice scraper, maybe you just got two of them.
Otherwise I don't have a cue.
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January 23, 2014
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I believe the pieces hold open the lid when defrosting unit.
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Foley, AL, USA
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January 23, 2014
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Are you referring to the Frost Scrapers?
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January 23, 2014
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I don't recall seeing 2 flat 1 1/2" plastic pieces. Sorry I am unable to help answer your question.
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January 23, 2014
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Those would be the ice scraper used to clean the deep freezer! They are taped together so they would not be lost during shipping more then likely.
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can i put a lock on freezer and how

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no
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August 10, 2014
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i would get a plastic-coated chain and wrap around the middle, then you wouldnt have to worry about scratching it or somebody pulling the hasp off. this unit sits about an inch off the ground so you may have to set it on blocks to get the chain under there.
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Louisiana, USA
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January 28, 2014
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No, you have to purchase one with a lock.
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January 28, 2014
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Sure ; I did my self . Use self tapping screws and silicon . Don't over tighten screws !
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January 23, 2014
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Yes you can. Get a metal hasp, one that will attach to the front of the lid and connect to the freezer body. These run about $6 to $8 at Home Depot.
It is not advisable to screw/bolt the hasp on. Some units have the coolant coil in the walls and you might puncture it.
I suggest using epoxy or construction adhesive, also available at Home Depot.
Follow the adhesive instructions, position the hasp and
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Yes you can. Get a metal hasp, one that will attach to the front of the lid and connect to the freezer body. These run about $6 to $8 at Home Depot.
It is not advisable to screw/bolt the hasp on. Some units have the coolant coil in the walls and you might puncture it.
I suggest using epoxy or construction adhesive, also available at Home Depot.
Follow the adhesive instructions, position the hasp and apply.
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Yakima, WA, USA
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January 14, 2014
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my 6.8 doesn't have a lock or the place for a lock. In my opinion, it would be cheaper for me to buy a freezer with a lock than to try to add one to this freezer.
If you have the knowledge and tools to do such a project, there seems to be enough room in the lid for a lock.
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La Mesa, CA, USA
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January 12, 2014
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I'm not sure I would think so but to be sure ask home depot customer service
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Houston, TX, USA
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January 7, 2014
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yes you could, using a glue for a hinge type lock, drilling a hole to install a lock could compromise the unit, so use a glue to attach.
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January 2, 2014
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Hi Stephen,
A lock is not available from Magic Chef, you could use a hasp and a padlock, however this will require drilling holes in the body of the freezer. Which is not recommended.
Mike,
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Is it self-defrosting?

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NO...it is not. Here are the instructions direct from the owner's manual: Remove the frozen food from the freezer and place it in a cooler to protect the food.
Unplug the freezer. Both the “Power” light and the “Run” light should be off (red and
green light out).
During defrosting, the ice melts into the cabinet.
Unscrew and remove the drain cap on the exterior front of the freezer (lower
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NO...it is not. Here are the instructions direct from the owner's manual: Remove the frozen food from the freezer and place it in a cooler to protect the food.
Unplug the freezer. Both the “Power” light and the “Run” light should be off (red and
green light out).
During defrosting, the ice melts into the cabinet.
Unscrew and remove the drain cap on the exterior front of the freezer (lower left).
Place a shallow pan outside drain outlet. The defrost water will drain out.
Check the pan occasionally so the water does not overflow.
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no it is manual defrost.
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No
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No : depending on your use u may have to defrost . Heave use : meaning . Going in freezer 4 + times a day , will build up ice quicker and may need defrosting Yearly . I get 1&1/2 yr to 2 on mine before defrosting . Good time to throw out old items too!
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No. It is a manual defrost unit. In one year, we had only a small frost build up. We did not defrost.
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In order for the unit to be called a frost-free it would have to have a small dehumidifier installed at the factory (makes sense) the instructions says under operating your freezer. Defrosting your freezer-When? For the most efficient operation and minimum energy consumption, defrost the freezer when the frost on the freezer walls is excessive or 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick (approximately every 3 months). On a Read More
In order for the unit to be called a frost-free it would have to have a small dehumidifier installed at the factory (makes sense) the instructions says under operating your freezer. Defrosting your freezer-When? For the most efficient operation and minimum energy consumption, defrost the freezer when the frost on the freezer walls is excessive or 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick (approximately every 3 months). On a good note let me quote another part of the instructions under the freezer compartment: This compartment is designed for the long-term storage of frozen food. Storage time period is up to three months. So I would say, every three months eat all your food, defrost the freezer and fill it back up with food. The food inside will probably spoil if you do not eat it in three months. But I also run with scissors in my hand now. Read Less
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The 6.8's are not self-defrosting
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no, but the the fewer times you open it, the less frost will form
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Hi Sc58,
Thank you for your question,
This model does not have the self defrosting feature.
It needs to be done manually.
Hope this helps.
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Rated 4.1 out of 5 by 493 reviewers.
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by We love it. Perfect size for my husband and myself. However, when it arrived it had a dent and cut in it. See photos October 27, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great buy... My freezer is very nice. Holds enough food for my husband and me. We love it. August 30, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by New freezer Our old chest freezer finally had to be dumped and this one seems to be doing the job just great. It has two lights on the bottom front corner that tell you that it is plugged in and the second light if it is running at the moment. Good to know to prevent a disaster, like not being aware that the freezer had lost power. It seemed to get down to the cold temperature very quickly after starting it up and does not have to run that frequently to a maintain. The chest lid has a very good seal. I am satisfied. August 16, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by White 6.9 cu. ft. Chest Freezer Ordered online, picked up in store. There was a little confusion in the store causing a 30 minute wait. Once the very helpful associate at Customer Service found someone who was willing to retrieve my freezer, it was pretty quick. WE love our new freezer. The ONLY thing I would change is a "wrinkle" finish of the housing instead of a smooth finish, although it may be easier to keep clean. August 9, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by So far, so good. I've only recently received this item but it was boxed well, had no flaws, was easy to get set up, and works great so far. I don't feel like I have to worry about it at all. August 15, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Give a man a fish & he feeds his family for a day,Teach a man to fish & he'll feed his family all year long We'll it's sort of like that...Freezing fruit ($1 a pound right now)& veggies while they are abundant is an easy way to save on the grocery bill......this was a gift to our kids & grandkids -to help them economize & buy food items while in season or on special. The freezer works great, with a growing family it is necessary ! Let's hope the lesson is learned. July 26, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Awesome freezer Works great, half full already. Awesome price too!! October 25, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Piece of Junk! This freezer has been nothing but a disappointment. I purchased it in June, it quit working the beginning of October. I had the repair person out to look at it (under warranty). It cannot be fixed. Now I have to wait for the company to call me in a few days. The repair person was not optimistic that I will get a refund, but I will find out in a few days. October 18, 2016
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