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Old 06-18-2012, 03:31 PM   #1
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Can anyone tell me if the Avanti BCA4561B-2 - 4.5 CF counter-high fridge has enough flat bottom space and enough height to hold a 6.5 gallon carboy? (Or what model for c. $200 that does?)

I have searched the web and contacted the manufacturer to no avail. I can't find a compact fridge at retailers in my area with a big enough flat bottom.

 
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Old 06-18-2012, 05:47 PM   #2
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You're probably going to have issues finding a mini fridge with enough floor space to fit a carboy. The issue is that the compressor takes up so much room at the bottom. Your best bet is to look for either a 5 cu ft +/- chest freezer or a counter height upright freezer. The chest freezer you can typically find for around $200. You can probably find a Haier, GE, Kenmore, or Whirlpool in that range.

 
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Old 06-21-2012, 07:43 PM   #3
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If it's anything like my BCA4562SS-2...then it is unpossible in original manufacturing state.

 
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Old 06-21-2012, 08:28 PM   #4
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I use this one... fits fine



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Old 06-22-2012, 02:53 PM   #5
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I use this one... fits fine
Maybe more details?

 
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Old 06-22-2012, 03:01 PM   #6
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It's a magic chef something or other. I will get dimensions and model number later.
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Old 06-22-2012, 03:03 PM   #7
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if you can find a wine cooler (which is what the above looks like) they usually have more depth then a regular fridge and should be able to fit a carboy. also they often have some basic temp controls.
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Old 06-22-2012, 03:11 PM   #8
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It's not a wine cooler. It had plain shelves in it.
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Old 06-22-2012, 03:16 PM   #9
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Thanks much for sharing this. Can you tell me the make and model?

 
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Old 06-22-2012, 03:35 PM   #10
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It's a magic chef. I will get the model number later when I am home.
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