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Old 11-27-2012, 05:59 PM   #1
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Hey guys when fermenting in freezers that are modified for temp controls and such, what happens to the fumes (CO2) that are burped off and the freezer I sealed shut.

Does the freezer eventually burp? Especially if you had 2 primary's going?

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Old 11-27-2012, 06:22 PM   #2
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Its fine, even with 2 primaries aggresively fermenting.

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Old 11-27-2012, 06:26 PM   #3
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Just don't stick your head in there when there's a bunch of CO2 built up. Not particularly dangerous, but taking a deep breath full of CO2 is NOT an enjoyable experience...found that out after my CO2 tank had a leak I didn't know about.

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Old 11-27-2012, 06:42 PM   #4
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haha imagine a freezer burping. Reminds me of something you'd see in that Brave Little Toaster movie

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Old 11-29-2012, 01:09 PM   #5
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Yeah watch out when your sticking you head off in there to look at your yeasticals workin haha ... That sh@t hurts if you breath it in

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Old 11-29-2012, 05:12 PM   #6
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The door seals are to prevent rapid air exchanges, not complete seals. The excess CO2 will escape but there will be a pool of CO2 inside.

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