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Brewing Clamper 11-19-2009 03:58 PM

Show me your DIY Fermentation Chamber!
 
So after using a chest freezer for a while, I'm thinking of actually building my own to better space efficiency and control. My chest freezer has a huge footprint but crappy space usage inside. I also want to have the beer up above ground lever so I can use gravity to transfer it. I might try to use the freezer guts for the built, or use the guts of a small dorm fridge I have... I would love to see what you guys have built so I can use it as inspiration. Thanks ya'll!

leboeuf 11-19-2009 04:01 PM

Mine's in my signature....
It's currently hooked up with a space heater inside and the a/c unit unplugged.

3 Dog Brew 11-19-2009 07:19 PM

Mine is on my website

Here is a direct link

http://www.3dogbrew.com/3db/images/FCIIIexterior.png

Xakk 11-19-2009 08:05 PM

Mine is still a work in progress, but you can get the general idea.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v3...ntation009.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v3...ntation008.jpg

NoisufnoC 11-19-2009 09:56 PM

mine is in my sig, designed mainly for use in the summer months out here.

Duckfoot 11-19-2009 10:48 PM

http://i237.photobucket.com/albums/f...k/DSC_0085.jpg
http://i237.photobucket.com/albums/f...k/DSC_0026.jpg

and thread...

pcarrigg 11-19-2009 11:21 PM

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/gallery/...um/chamber.jpg

Arduino Temp. controller

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/gallery/...ontroller1.jpg


and the inside before back when it used a mini fridge (window AC unit now)

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/gallery/...ber_inside.jpg

Brewing Clamper 11-22-2009 05:08 PM

Nice setups guys... I'm going to see if I can take apart my current chest freezer and build around that... I would like to get better use of the volume. Thanks.

Duckfoot 11-25-2009 11:15 PM

Just procured, fridge #4..... I will be converting it soon to lagerator / ferm chamber...

jim4065 11-26-2009 01:15 AM

I'm about ready to start building one of these. I would like to use an LED as an indicator for when the fan is turned on, but don't know anything about how to wire one. Do you simply put the LED in line on the positive wire (much like a switch)? Will any LED work or does it have to have a particular "impedence" (or something equally esoteric)?


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