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Old 03-13-2008, 06:47 AM   #1
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SWMBO found a free local fridge on freecycle about a week ago, and it's in perfect shape. Tonight I finally got to see it in action. It's just the right size to fit two 6gal carboys inside, and the temp is locked in the mid 60s. It's a thing of beauty to see those puppies in there, and I'm getting excited to start cranking out the brews again. Now I just need a third fridge...


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Old 03-13-2008, 12:42 PM   #2
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Dont forget another chest freezer for grains though....



 
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Old 03-13-2008, 11:32 PM   #3
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Locked in the mid 60's??? Around here we would call that a heater! I can't wait until it warms up and I can stop using a space heater to keep my fermentor at 70. Congrats on the fridge. If you want to save some money on electricity send me your carboys...my basement is 54 right now!

 
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Old 03-14-2008, 06:57 PM   #4
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We're about to have a heat wave here in Texas. Gonna get into the 80s around these parts, and south Texas is going to hit the 100s. I know, it's insane. So yeah, the fridge is necessary! In the depths of winter (all two months of it) I can keep extra carboys outside, but for summertime I'll be limited to just two in the fridge, although I could probably get away with having secondaries in the spare bathroom.
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Old 04-29-2008, 11:13 PM   #5
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SWMBO found a free local fridge on freecycle about a week ago, and it's in perfect shape. Tonight I finally got to see it in action. It's just the right size to fit two 6gal carboys inside, and the temp is locked in the mid 60s. It's a thing of beauty to see those puppies in there, and I'm getting excited to start cranking out the brews again. Now I just need a third fridge...
I got a third fridge about three weeks ago from SWMBO's parents, after they bought a new one. I think fridge collecting might become my new hobby. Now I just need a mini-fridge kegerator...
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Old 04-30-2008, 12:14 AM   #6
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Our fridge has started to leak from the ice maker when it is not making ice. This morning SWMBO walked into the kitchen all groggy from sleep and stepped in a puddle of cold water. She told me its time to buy a new fridge and move that one to the garage for beer!

Far be it from me to disobey SWMBO!
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Old 04-30-2008, 12:18 AM   #7
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...She told me its time to buy a new fridge and move that one to the garage for beer...
You should renew your vows...immediately.

 
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Old 04-30-2008, 02:11 AM   #8
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Our fridge has started to leak from the ice maker when it is not making ice. This morning SWMBO walked into the kitchen all groggy from sleep and stepped in a puddle of cold water. She told me its time to buy a new fridge and move that one to the garage for beer!

Far be it from me to disobey SWMBO!
I don't think there has ever been a more appropriate occasion for "yes, dear."


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