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Old 10-20-2009, 02:23 PM   #1
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Default Who uses wine fridge as a ferm. vessel cooler?

Cheaper ones without all that vibration gizmo, wooden racks etc. seems like a good alternative.

Considering getting a Haier or GE

Got curious if people use them here.

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I have a Magic Chef beverage cooler that they sell at Home depot works well it goes down to 41° so lagering is done the chest freezer . But I did ferment a lager in it at 56°

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I am using an old EWave (Magic Chef) wine cooler as a soda kegerator. Previously used it for fermenting until I built a larger chamber. Just hook it up with a digital or analog temp controller and you are set. For kegerator use I disconnected the two wire leads to the thermostat switch and connected them together thereby bypassing the internal controls.
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