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Old 07-13-2007, 12:35 AM   #31
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No worries, I've decided I'm definitely going to get the fridge. If it fits - great, if not then I'll deal with it. Thanx for all the pics and info!
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Old 07-25-2007, 01:05 AM   #32
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I gave in and removed the other set of shelves. Made life easier.

 
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Old 09-14-2007, 05:25 PM   #33
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In case I'm not the only one who was waiting for this Sylvania to go back on sale, Canadian Tire has it on sale again this week. I'll be picking mine up this weekend!
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Old 09-15-2007, 12:46 AM   #34
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I just put a small 12v fan in. Stuck it to the top front corner with velcro. It made a massive difference in fridge operation. I was getting a huge temp difference between the top and the bottom without it. Now the whole thing stays ice cold. Cost $1.49 at princess auto.

 
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Old 09-15-2007, 02:51 AM   #35
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I'll keep that in mind, thanks. I hope to get mine this weekend sometime. I don't have a tower yet so I figured I'd relocate the temp controller and get the door ready, then do some tests to find the setting on the dial that I want. Nice thing is it's getting cold at night now so I figure I'll leave my kegs out overnight to cool way off so the fridge doesn't have to do much work.
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Old 09-15-2007, 08:47 PM   #36
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The thing with my setup was with the two kegs jammed in there, there seemed to be no cooling circulation at all. Even at max setting, I could only get 11 degrees c at the top, and 4-5 c at the bottom. Was causing problems with the co2 coming out of solution in the beer line at the top and causing foam. Just a little circulation (the fan only uses .1 a at 12 v) fixed all that - I actually froze the beer line. I'm playing with my settings now, but I can tell you it fixed the foam problem instantly, and I can run at a nice pressure.

 
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Old 09-15-2007, 08:54 PM   #37
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How did you wire the fan in?
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Old 09-16-2007, 02:47 AM   #38
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Well, it's not pretty at the moment. I have the smallest wattage 12v wall transformer I could find for power. I cut the end and spliced it to the small gauge fan wires. Stupid in retrospect, but I have little patience sometimes when I want to try something. The fan wires are so thin that i just closed the door on them.

Was a good setup for a trial, and now that I know it works, I'll probably go to Circuit City and grab a proper 12V dc female connector and drill through the side and do it right.

 
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Old 09-16-2007, 02:50 AM   #39
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What about powering off the light bulb leads? My multimeter is at work (or I would check my fridge) but a quick check would reveal if you could just use that.
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