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Old 04-05-2013, 03:03 PM   #771
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Now that's not true.

There's the Igloo 5 cf and 7 cf that have thermostats with refrigerator mode built in. See my sig for a link to preview them.

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Old 04-05-2013, 04:49 PM   #772
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Now that's not true.

There's the Igloo 5 cf and 7 cf that have thermostats with refrigerator mode built in. See my sig for a link to preview them.
ok so there are some exceptions.

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Is it possible to use a keezer without having a temperature controller? Anyone using a freezer on just simply its highest temp settings?
^^ will freeze beer. Even some refrigerators at the highest setting will freeze things.
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Old 04-06-2013, 02:17 PM   #773
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Now that's not true.

There's the Igloo 5 cf and 7 cf that have thermostats with refrigerator mode built in. See my sig for a link to preview them.
I have one, Igloo 7cf, and it definitely does not freeze your beer when set to refrigerator setting.
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Old 04-06-2013, 03:31 PM   #774
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Right. The Igloos can be set as high as 50F.

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Old 04-06-2013, 04:39 PM   #775
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Ok, i get it. Though you see the flaw in the statement that i was replying to right? I did bold it in the last quote.

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Yep thank you guys! May play with the set screw just a tad and see if I cant keep her above freezing before buying a Ranco. Has anyone had luck with set screw adjustments on the Holiday 5cft?

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Old 04-07-2013, 10:27 PM   #777
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How many Corny's (ball) does it fit? 4?

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Old 04-07-2013, 10:37 PM   #778
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Can anyone confirm the fit of the Igloo 7.2? four 5B?

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Scratch and dent or possibly demo 7.2 Igloo freezer available locally for $95. Though the guide doesn't have the 7.2 yet I will assume that three kegs and the bottle will fit in there. Anyone had a problem with Igloo products?
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Does anyone know if there is a 5cf chest freezer out there that can fit two better bottle fermenters (6 gal)?

I'm thinking possibly having one on the floor and one on the shelf, and putting in a wooden collar high enough for the fermenter on the shelf.

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Does anyone know if there is a 5cf chest freezer out there that can fit two better bottle fermenters (6 gal)?

I'm thinking possibly having one on the floor and one on the shelf, and putting in a wooden collar high enough for the fermenter on the shelf.
I have the Holiday 5cf. I'm confident 2 BB will fit but I'll verify tonight.

Here's Thadius' spec sheet on it. http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f35/ches...8/#post4731044
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