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Old 07-03-2010, 07:38 AM   #1
WalkingStickMan
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Searched all around on here, can't find a definitive answer. What do you think the smallest CU I can get away with is for 6.5 gallon fermenter? I'm temp controlling ales, any better ways?

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Old 07-03-2010, 01:17 PM   #2
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you'll probably need something larger than 4 cubic feet, but that measurement alone is not going to be a good enough answer. You will need to get accurate measurements of the inside of the think as well as your fermenter dimensions to be sure it will fit.
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Old 07-03-2010, 01:48 PM   #3
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Measure the dimensions of the box your carboy came in and make sure the interior dimensions are greater than that. You might have to put in a blowoff because of headspace issues.

Here's mine. I haven't temp controlled it yet.
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f11/mini...ontrol-173227/


 
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