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Old 06-13-2012, 03:55 AM   #1
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I'm looking to buy a mini fridge that I can convert into a kegerator/fermentation fridge for the upcoming summer - not simultaneously of course. When fermenting, I plan to use it with the johnson temperature controller from morebeer. Based on people's experience, is there a particular brand/model that you would recommend, having enough depth to fit a 6 gallon fermenter inside it?

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Old 06-13-2012, 05:06 AM   #2
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I'm converting a danby dcr412 right now off of craigsliat to a fermentation fridge. It fits 5g carboys easily and looks big enough for a 6g better bottle.

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Old 06-14-2012, 03:08 AM   #3
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Alrighty I'll look for one on Craigslist thanks. Did u by chance measure the clearance between the door and the edge of the 5 gallon fermenter?

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Old 06-15-2012, 01:11 AM   #4
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About a 1/2". You can easily fit a 11" carboy in there and maybe a little more if you carve out some of the insulation in the door.

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Old 06-16-2012, 11:14 PM   #5
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I'm also looking for a small fridge for my 6gal carboy. One of the reviewers of this Danby 4.4 claimed his 6gal carboy would not fit, although it doesn't say if any mods were attempted: http://reviews.walmart.com/1336/5893...ws/reviews.htm

Any other mini-fridge suggestions for a 6gal carboy?

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