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Old 04-29-2009, 06:09 PM   #1
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Default Mini fridge for ferment temp control

I wanted to get a temp control and a small fridge for controlling my ferment temps and I found a good deal on a GE 4.3 cu Spacemaker, but I'm not sure if it will be big enough. I know someone on here used this model for a kegerator, but I'm not sure if a carboy will fit with the door shelves removed. Does anyone know if it would fit? How much wider is a carboy than the kegs?


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Old 04-29-2009, 06:11 PM   #2
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I have a fridge just like that, but needed to take the door off and make a simple plywood collar so that a carboy could fit into it. Wasn't a hard project, and cost about $20-30 IIRC. Here's a link the photo album:

Picasa Web Albums - Ben - Fridge Project



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Old 04-29-2009, 06:22 PM   #3
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How much is it off by? Just a inch or so?
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It was off by a good 3 inches. I also wanted to make it big enough to fit 2 kegs inside and a CO2 tank, for when I wasn't fermenting during the cooler months.

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