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Old 08-17-2014, 10:38 PM   #1
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It might not look like much now but I'm going to use this broke a$$ fridge for my fermentation. It can hold 8 carboys or buckets no problem!!! I'll keep you all posted when I start the build.


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Old 08-18-2014, 05:40 AM   #2
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Nice! What is broke about it and what is your plan?


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Old 08-18-2014, 05:43 AM   #3
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Looks massive. I like it.
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Old 08-18-2014, 06:59 AM   #4
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That looks absolutely awesome!
So jealous right now.

Does it have two separate compartments or are they connected?
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Old 08-18-2014, 11:19 AM   #5
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The 2 compressors are shot. So I need to either replace them or rig up some type of A/C unit or mini fridge. It has 2 separate compartments of equal size.


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Old 08-19-2014, 03:53 PM   #7
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That has the potential to be really awesome. I am going to crawl this thread to see the outcome. Good luck!
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Due to the cost of the replacement compressors $500.00 each!!! I think I'm going to try and find two small window units so I can control both compartments with different temps. One for fermenting and the other for cold crashing or other things such as keeping kegs cold or lagers. Any one use the coolbot or would that be over kill for such a small space?


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Old 08-27-2014, 04:02 AM   #10
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So I decided to go with the AC wall unit. Got one installed. Still need to insulate around the cut and clean up the inside.





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