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Old 07-28-2009, 06:54 AM   #1
Mar 2009
Lemoore, CA
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I have an extra fridge and a Ranco temp controller. Is this all I need to make an easy fermentation chamber? I think I can fit a couple carboys in a full sized fridge, right?

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Old 07-28-2009, 07:01 AM   #2
Feb 2009
San Luis Obispo, CA
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yes. a fridge will work. some people prefer chest freezers, but a fridge will definately work.

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Old 07-29-2009, 03:49 PM   #3
Jun 2008
College Station, TX
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I currently use a top-freezer fridge for fermentation. Had to install of "shelf'' on the bottom for support, but it fits (2) 6.5 gal carboys easily.

I previously used a chest freezer and I like the fridge because its much easier to move carboys in and out. Its also easier to see whats going on inside (in a chest freezer you can only see the top).
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