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Old 03-22-2012, 03:05 AM   #1
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I am looking at temp control fermentation chambers and was hoping for some advice.

My primary concern is really space. So I would like to find something that will hold 2-3 fermenters with out having too much wasted space. I think a chest freezer would be the most ideal?

I have seen the build at home threads and i am jealous! I am not nearly handy enough nor do I have the tools to make my own.


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Old 03-22-2012, 12:49 PM   #2
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a 7 cu. ft. chest freezer will hold two 6.5 glass carboys (or 1 glass carboy and one plastic bucket) Brand new, these are about $210.00, you will need a temp controller as well at about 85.00.


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Old 03-22-2012, 12:52 PM   #3
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Start searching craigslist, you can find cheap, or free, freezers.
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I'd look on CL for a 7-10 cf chest freezer.

And you can buy a dual stage temp controller from Ebay for about $25 and mount it right inside the body of the freezer if you like.
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Ok, thanks! I was leaning towards a 7 cf chest freezer and I think that is the way I'll go!


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