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Old 10-04-2012, 08:52 PM   #11
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no add parts i have everything i need except the metal tape


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Old 10-04-2012, 08:55 PM   #12
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so the begging of the project i did not take as many pics as i would have liked but got busy and forgot about pics but here are some more when im done


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Old 10-04-2012, 10:04 PM   #13
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Hm interesting. Yes I think if you can get a fan in there to circulate the air that should work out. That little fridge I think I have that same model, usually those types just have that metal plate inside that the refrigerant runs through. If the fan can maybe blow/suck right across that it should help to circulate the cool air. I think that will be the biggest potential issue, keeping the coolness circulating throughout the fermenter. That and probably condensation buildup but that's always a problem.
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Old 10-05-2012, 01:13 PM   #14
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That's not too shabby! Excellent "thinking outside the box" project. If there was only a way to get that door out of the way completely when opening it.
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Old 10-05-2012, 01:31 PM   #15
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It seems like if it had some 2-by lumber underneath it it would lift it up enough for the door to almost completely open. But it looks like there really isn't room to put that underneath there, looks like the bench had to get notched out pretty good to fit it under there.
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Or maybe flip it around so the door opens up and attach some eye hooks to the door and wall, the you could use some sort of cord to keep it up when moving things in and out of there... Just throwing that out there.
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the door does open all the way and sits flat on the floor my table saw was in the way. it is not really a mini fridge it is a ewave wine cooler so i might need to get a better one but as of now its siting at 58* and its not sealed up yet
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Ohhhh ok, is that the wine cooler that uses the peltier junction? That might not work too good for cooling that much space, especially if it gets hot in that area.
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the what junction
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Peltier junction, it's a solid state way of moving heat from one side to the other. A lot of the wine chillers and the beverage coolers use those. But they are limited to maybe 40F drop over ambient and usually they don't have a lot of cooling capacity. As opposed to a true refrigerator with a compressor and refrigerant.


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