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Old 01-10-2013, 08:45 PM   #1
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I have been reading all these different threads about keezers. I recently got a 9 cf Frigidaire chest freezer. I do not have a collar built on it, and i am just using picnic taps right now. I live in south Louisiana and the freezer is located in my garage.

My questions are:

I have a STC-1000 temp controller, the temperature is set to 3*C with a 1*C differential.. when the compressor kicks on it runs for about 5 minutes, and it usually takes it about 15 minutes until it kicks back on. This seems to be a rather short cycle time, any suggestions on how i can get it to hold its temperature better?

next question... I do have a fan in the keezer, right now i have it located on the hump blowing to the side towards my keg. without having a collar is this the best place for it or should i try to position it in a better place? if so where?

 
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Old 01-10-2013, 09:43 PM   #2
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Bump the differential up to 3-5 the liquid will not see that "swing" in temperature just the air inside. Others have found it also helps to put the probe in water.
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Old 01-11-2013, 05:00 AM   #3
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any suggestions on the best place to place the fan?

 
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Old 01-11-2013, 09:03 PM   #4
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I mounted mine in the coffin blowing down and drawing up wired to the heat side so fans run for 5-10 mins after compressor shuts off to circulate the cool air

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