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Old 06-14-2011, 12:30 AM   #1
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I want to make a fermentation chamber using a mini fridge, plywood and insulated sheathing. I want to make it as clean and nice as possible, but without spending too much money. At my local lowes they have many choices for insulated sheathing but I don't know how thick it needs to be. Here is what they have:

http://www.lowes.com:80/pl_Insulated...ated_Sheathing

It's too hot and annoying to keep changing ice everyday! Thanks for the advice.


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More insulation = less ice changing. I would get the thickest and highest R value sheets you can fit/afford.
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I was thinking of using the mini fridge idea, not a son of sam thing if that makes a difference.
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