Summary: I’ve owned one of these GE FCM7 (7 cu.ft.) freezers for 14 months. I like the compact size, BUT - It had to be replaced once under warranty because the temperature would swing between 30ºF and -20ºF even with the thermostat set near the coldest setting. Once, the compressor didn’t start as the temperature increased and this set off a high-temperature alarm I had installed. Good thing I was around to hear the alarm.
Summary: This freezer is way nicer than pictured or described. It is about 3 feet long, and comes with 2 baskets, and a separate side compartment that is 19" deep and 6 inches wide. So you can not only fill the baskets, but stack things up in the side compartment. Also there is a very big area for large items. It is much bigger than I expected it to be, and I'm very pleased. This unit is very compact, but holds a lot of food.
Summary: Like most everyone these days I take advantage of grocery store food sales, especially meat and chicken and never have enough freezer room. For a family of 2, we didn't need a large chest freezer, so I bought this one and it is perfect for our needs. It's easy to get into and I have labels taped to the top of every package so I know what's in each. Like another reviewer, I will be buying a couple of extra baskets to keep vegetable packages in - smaller items.
Excerpt: Great size for a family who needs freezer space. Had smaller upright freezer that was way too difficult to fit items in. This chest is easy to use and fits in almsot the same exact space as an upright (a few inches wider). PC Richard very fair in terms of pricing and availability!!!
Summary: "Bought one of these in 1999. It has been 100% dependable. Still works fine. Keeps everything frozen solid. My thermometer reads 29 on top. I would buy another. Cannot hear it running, but it is. Only runs about 8 hours a day and it maintains the same Temp.
Summary: I am absolutely thrilled with my new freezer. It's just the right size and perfect for my needs. From purchase to delivery it was a great experience. From the Lowe's employee who helped me select the right freezer to the delivery was a pleasant easy experience. The delivery guys were fantastic, polite, friendly and had it set up in less than 10 minutes. I will be a returning customer for sure.