The thermostat kicks on and off as it should. I will store it for a reasonable amount of time (this being an amount of time that WE BOTH agree on). I can deliver it to the Chicagoland Show in the Fall for free. Any questions, 734.516.9166. The item "Coca-Cola Vendo 39 Coke Machine Cools Cast Bezel Version ORIGINAL CONDITION" is in sale since Tuesday, July 11, 2017.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Banks, Registers & Vending\Vending Machines\Soda". The seller is "lee_vintagecoolstuff" and is located in Grand Blanc, Michigan. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.