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Old 01-18-2012, 08:45 PM   #2251
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I bought my STC-1000 on eBay for $26. I'll pick up the rest of the stuff before it arrives, and I'm looking forward to trying to put this thing together based on the information here. Thanks to all those that have contributed.


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Old 01-18-2012, 10:36 PM   #2252
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Got mine finished tonight, just in time to brew this weekend! Thanks for the inspiration and help!

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Old 01-18-2012, 10:48 PM   #2253
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How did you cut around the outlets like that?
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Old 01-18-2012, 11:08 PM   #2254
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Dremel tool and lots patience. I traced an outlet cover to get the shape.
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Old 01-19-2012, 01:09 AM   #2255
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Got mine done tonight as well..







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Old 01-19-2012, 01:46 PM   #2256
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Default Just finished my fermenting chamber...

...based on the many helpful posts in this thread.



I was able rig my freezer to use its defrost heater for heat (rarely needed), which allowed me to keep the interior of the freezer "clean". I rigged the fan to go on when either the compressor or heater is activated, using a couple 120V relays.

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Old 01-19-2012, 04:39 PM   #2257
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Made this to hang on the FC, I didn't really like the ones I saw that went from C to F, I wanted F to C. That's just how I roll. Sniped some text from an earlier post to go on it as well as a quick reference.
File Type: pdf F TO C CHART.pdf (15.9 KB, 179 views)
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Old 01-19-2012, 09:52 PM   #2258
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I ordered mine yesterday, and picked up all the electrical pieces today. I figured it was about time to get fermentation temps under control.
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Old 01-20-2012, 02:08 PM   #2259
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Counting my own post, I'm the first person to read all 2,259 of them.

I'll go away now.
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I made it through the first 50 pages or so, then just more posts of the same posts.... But I already had the picture of what I wanted in my head, I was just looking for pictures anyway.


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