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Old 03-30-2009, 08:31 PM   #1
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Will I need to make any mods so that one of these things will hold at around 60 degrees?



 
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Old 03-30-2009, 08:33 PM   #2
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Just get a temp controller.



 
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Old 03-30-2009, 08:46 PM   #3
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Just get a temp controller.

How does one of these work?

How are they installed?

 
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Old 03-30-2009, 08:52 PM   #4
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They are inline with the power cord to the freezer. You just pop the temperature probe inside the freezer and it switches the freezer on and off.
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Old 03-30-2009, 10:45 PM   #5
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Got it...Thanks.

Where can I find one on line and how much are they?

I know I could probably google and find something, but I'd prefer a tried and true brand from someone who uses them.

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Old 03-30-2009, 10:59 PM   #6
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Do a search for "temperature controller" and you'll find many posts about the different ones available, makes, models, etc.
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Old 03-31-2009, 01:04 AM   #7
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Ranco, Love, Johnson Controls, etc...
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Old 03-31-2009, 02:08 AM   #8
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morebeer.com has the unwired Ranco for $65 with free shipping.

 
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Old 03-31-2009, 02:21 AM   #9
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morebeer.com has the unwired Ranco for $65 with free shipping.
You can buy the same ones from Ebay for just under $50.
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Old 03-31-2009, 03:20 AM   #10
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Before shipping, I'm sure. I'd rather give my money to a reputable home brew supplier anyway.



 
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