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Old 08-30-2011, 04:30 PM   #1
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Hello all,

I am trying to finish up my kezzer build and I am kinda stuck on where to mount the temp probe of my A419 temp controller. My keezer is a 7cft GE chest freezer with a 4inch collar and a 3 tap setup. Any suggestions?

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Old 08-30-2011, 04:35 PM   #2
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I put mine about 6 inches off the back wall and about 6 inches down. Just don't let it touch the walls. I attach a separte digital thermometer probe to the side of my carboy and monitor that temp. If it is too high i just turn my temp controller down a degree or two.


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Make sure to bend over and... oh
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Heat rises so you are going to want to place your thermocouple on your temperature controller close to the middle maybe biasing towards the bottom on the freezer. I picked up a cheap $3 thermometer to make sure my temps were where I wanted them.
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I put mine in a bomber filled with water, and I change the water out every few weeks.
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Make sure to bend over and... oh
98.6 is not my target temp
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