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Old 02-21-2008, 08:48 PM   #11
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Is everyone getting the pics ok?
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Old 02-21-2008, 08:50 PM   #12
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What kind of temp will the room hold? How are you controlling the temp? I'd be interested in finding out what kind of condenser you used. I have a similar closet for fermenting and storage and use a portable AC unit. It's not ideal though as I can only control the temp down to about 62*F. I can get the room colder, but then I can't control the temp well as I'm using the unit in dehumidify mode.
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Old 02-21-2008, 09:02 PM   #13
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I am Using a Tecumseh 115 volt unit using r404a Which makes all the difference in the world. Its a lower temperature coolant. I have had the unit down to 10 Degrees and held it there of 24 hrs Right now I keep it at 36 degrees With a Penn Temperature controler (digital)

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Old 02-21-2008, 09:08 PM   #14
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sweet.. you need to find one of those wooden barrel tops to hang on the wall and have those come out..

 
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Old 02-21-2008, 09:09 PM   #15
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Check out www.coldparts.com
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Old 02-21-2008, 09:15 PM   #16
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I am actually doing a 32 drip tray on a 12"x7' bar top With a stainless steel back splash. Hopefully Granite but I'm not sure yet
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Old 02-21-2008, 10:34 PM   #17
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Should I keep the thermostat in a glass of water to keep the unit from cycling on as much?
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Old 02-22-2008, 02:35 AM   #18
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Interesting project - looks like you've used the space wisely...

I keep my thermostat in a White Labs vial full of goop from an ice pack... its worked very well. My walk-in has been up and running for over a year now and has become an integral part of our house. We keep it at 36 degrees year round.

 
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Old 02-26-2008, 10:55 PM   #19
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This walk in has started an entire basement remodel. Damm these forums
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Old 02-26-2008, 10:57 PM   #20
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John Beer Does the goop help keep the unit from cycling as often? Is so doesn't it have to run longer to establish the temp again?
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