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Old 06-25-2011, 09:40 PM   #1
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Default What is the smallest fridge that a 6.5 gallon carboy will fit into?

I want to use it for a fermentation chamber. I seen that Zman used a 5.2 CU and it looks like it has a little room to spare. I found a good deal on a 4.5 CU and I am hoping that it will work.

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Take a tape measure with you when you go to look at it. Or better yet, a carboy with bung and airlock (have a blowoff tube assembly waiting in the wings too) so that you can dry fit it. You have the best chance with one that doesn't have a hump, which could be a challenge.

Typically the larger, small, fridges don't have the hump, or it's smaller... Which could be why Zman picked the 5.2 cu. ft. model.

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Take a tape measure with you when you go to look at it. Or better yet, a carboy with bung and airlock (have a blowoff tube assembly waiting in the wings too) so that you can dry fit it. You have the best chance with one that doesn't have a hump, which could be a challenge.

Typically the larger, small, fridges don't have the hump, or it's smaller... Which could be why Zman picked the 5.2 cu. ft. model.
I am hoping to avoid wasting a 60 minute round trip to go look at it.
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Then get the seller to send exact internal measurements. If you get the exact make and model you might be able to find them online.

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