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Old 11-01-2009, 01:01 AM   #1
Jan 2008
Cleveland, Ohio
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Any suggestions for a fermentation chamber build for someone with very little DIY skills? I've seen a lot of GREAT builds on here, but I think they are beyond my skill level.

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Old 11-01-2009, 01:17 AM   #2
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Nov 2008
Allen TX
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Maybe look on craigslist for a prebuilt cabinet and just cut any needed holes and seal it inside with foam.

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Old 12-01-2009, 04:36 AM   #3
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The ultimate low-tech I've read on here is a water bath with aquarium heaters.

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Old 12-01-2009, 05:02 AM   #4
Feb 2009
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Really if you have a truck craigslist and an old fridge is your best bet. $100 fridge, $50 temp controller.... Bam fermentation chamber

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Old 12-01-2009, 11:34 AM   #5
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The "son of fermentation chiller" is cheap and easy for keeping things cool (search online). The aquarium heater/water bath works for keeping things warm.

(I've since combined the two, in conjunction with a two stage Love controller, to very accurately control temps. Essentially, I have an aquarium heater/water bath inside my SoFC.)

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