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Old 06-18-2019, 04:16 AM   #1611
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This is what we use. I particularly like them because their full volume is almost entirely ice and no wasted air space. And larger cubes melt slower.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B01HVFXOZY

Now, since you only have just over 2" in width, to use this solution, you'd need to take a pair of scissors and cut off one side of the tray. It should fit your available space nicely.
That's the product I posted in #1601 above (only mine was green). It did not work. The silicone deformed due to the dimensions, even when cut down.

Here's another product that is really innovative and would work well in a tiny freezer, maybe one stacked on top of another. But:

(1) I don't think it could be laid on its side without leaking - there's no gasket or O-ring around that neck.

(2) It appears to be out of stock.

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https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00W8H1M0U...7-116189d25a5e

These are 8 inches long but have to trust the seal.
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Old 06-19-2019, 03:08 PM   #1613
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Just got this nice collapsable laundry basket:

https://amzn.to/2Fjn1cQ

Added to my airstream list!
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Old 06-19-2019, 03:34 PM   #1614
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Just got this nice collapsable laundry basket:

https://amzn.to/2Fjn1cQ

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UNCLEBAD - those are the best space saving gadgets. We also got 2 sizes of the rectangular pails with 2 handles & round pails with 1 handle
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Old 06-19-2019, 04:13 PM   #1615
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This thread is so long that the content is difficult to refer back to. We talked about silicone buckets... when? Maybe two years ago.

On the silicone bucket, I don't recommend the ones with plastic handles or rims. The Infusion Living bucket is far more durable, and right now Amazon's Prime price is $26.70.

A nice pair, for hauling water up the hill from the lake. Plastic would never stand up to this kind of hard use.

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Old 06-19-2019, 04:35 PM   #1616
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This thread is so long that the content is difficult to refer back to. We talked about silicone buckets... when? Maybe two years ago.

On the silicone bucket, I don't recommend the ones with plastic handles or rims. The Infusion Living bucket is far more durable, and right now Amazon's Prime price is $26.70.

A nice pair, for hauling water up the hill from the lake. Plastic would never stand up to this kind of hard use.

Amazon link - may have to give this a try!

https://amzn.to/2MXTuvx
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Old 06-20-2019, 11:36 AM   #1617
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Wwwwwell, as is often the case with creating new stuff where no precedent exists, we don't go directly to a perfect solution - there are interim designs along the way.

Case in point. Here is the flan (dessert) silicone baking form chopped up for repurposing as an ice cube maker in this teeny freezer area.

While the dimensions of the sliced-and-diced version are darned near perfect, there are two annoyances:

(1) Silicone creates awfully high coefficients of friction. It sticks wherever it touches. It is virtually impossible to slide this into the freezer space as a result. I have to remove the wire basket into which all of my food is packed, put the silicone forms in first, then slide the basket back in, hoping it won't crumple the silicone on account of the frictional forces along the side.

(2) Even worse, this form is very flimsy - it won't hold its shape well. It has the consistency of soft suede leather, which compounds the friction issue.

This design shown below would be perfect if it were made out of a conventional stiffer polyethylene. Alas, I don't have that. But this is better than everything else I've tried to date.



EDIT: I've also ordered some of these to try. I would prefer a permanent device, but bags may be the way to go with such a small space needing something crammed into it.

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Looking good though.

Maybe one of those flimsy Dollar Store / Ikea cutting boards cut to size at least it wouldn't stick on the bottom then.

I laughed at myself as I stopped at Joanne's Fabrics last night. I happened to peruse the baking aisle and was checking out the small silicone molds for somebody I don't even know :-)

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Old 06-20-2019, 12:27 PM   #1619
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.... I happened to peruse the baking aisle and was checking out the small silicone molds for somebody I don't even know :-)
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I do the same thing when other people are looking for specific items. It's funny - people I've never met, and probably never will meet, also influence dramatically how I spend my own cash.

EDIT: A single-row ice cube tray would also be excellent here, two stacked on top of each other.

Alas, they are only sold in Europe, with their insanely small refrigerators.

There's this one in the U.S., but I do not trust that website.

https://gadgetsngizmos.myshopify.com...-ice-cube-tray
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Those look great.

You might be able to Dremel tool a standard ice cube tray apart and make two skinny sections that can stack. Then just file/sand the raw edges of the plastic.

I just googled "single row ice cube tray" and found a Pinterest page with some examples and then an Amazon UK listing that showed the same tray you imaged.

Sorry for the horrible picture seems I can't figure out how to do a link into airforums.

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They don’t list the dimensions of this item but looks interesting.

https://www.campingworld.com/no-spil...kitchen-dining
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I just sent you a PM on a lead for single row ice cube try!
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Old 06-20-2019, 06:37 PM   #1623
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This is the 9,457,321th time that Alibaba has been a pain in my rear end:

A pair of these would be perfect, except they are not sold anywhere except maybe in the streets of the Philippines.



EDIT: And Myanmar. I can get one if I go there.

The silicone deformation problem is clearly known to the market. Here's a BBB version of a silicone ice cube tray that comes in its own supportive plastic form:

https://www.bedbathandbeyond.com/sto...ray/1045095610
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Would a styrofoam egg carton work?

or those Yellow camping egg storage containers, cut to size?

Plastic
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