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Old 03-17-2007, 05:42 PM   #1
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So, I have a large box freezer that isn't used much.
Could this be converted to a lagering chiller via the
Johnson temp controller that goes for $50 or $60 at Morebeer?
I'm sure I could fit a half dozen soda kegs in there.


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Old 03-17-2007, 06:18 PM   #2
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What is the technology behind the temp controls? I dont understand how that works. Does it just regulate power getting to the freezer?
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What is the technology behind the temp controls? I dont understand how that works. Does it just regulate power getting to the freezer?

That is how it works. There is a thermometer probe attached to the unit , you put that into the fridge/freezer and it tells the unit to turn on power to the fridge/freezer. It works good.
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I have both a refrigerator and a freezer controlled this way. The controller is simply an on/off switch that the fridge or freezer is plugged into. You turn the freezer to its coldest setting, put the temperature sensing probe inside, and plug the freezer into the controller and you are all set. Just adjust the temperature on the controller to whatever you want.

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Half a dozen cornies? I'm quite sure it wouldn't work. In fact, the freezer is prolly junk. I'll be willing to drive out and take that freezer off your hands so it isn't just taking up valuable space anymore.


J/K, man, that's the best lagering chamber there is. go for it!


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