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Old 07-31-2008, 02:24 PM   #1
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Default Would this freezer fit 2 buckets?

So, I think my fermentation fridge is on the way out. Which sucks bc I've got 2 brews in it right now and last I checked it was holding at 80* not good.

I'm searching craigslist and found this.....think it would hold 2 buckets?

http://corpuschristi.craigslist.org/hsh/752542474.html

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Old 07-31-2008, 02:45 PM   #2
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It would depend on whether the shelving has cooling lines in them, some do. If no then it would work


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Old 07-31-2008, 02:47 PM   #3
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Hmm good call, I hadn't thought of that.

I emailed them to see if it's still available.....if they reply then I'll ask.

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It looks like it will be close, but you could always build a shelf and then stack the two.
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Would this be too much work or is this possibly a good deal?

http://corpuschristi.craigslist.org/bfs/771698410.html

I don't really want to futz around with fixing something after I buy it but I'm pretty sure OllllllO uses a fridge like this
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That 2 door fridge is a killer deal assuming it is in good order. Even if you need to but in a few bucks, it is a killer deal. I have been lookin for one like that up my way in that price range for a while now. Since I have nowhere to put it for the next 5 months, it should show up online any day now.
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"It works great but needs to be be recharged due to it not being used for a while."

i.e. It leaks. Air conditioning/compressors don't lose charge w/o a leak somewhere...

It may still work for you, but just know that going in.
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Yeah, I'd really really rather NOT buy something and then have to tinker with it.

I got an email back from a lady about a regular ol' fridge....if I don't have any more offers by tomorrow eveneing then I'll buy that.

Kinda sucks bc I REALLY would prefer a freezer as I'd have a larger temp range but whattayagonnado?
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I've got a lead on a 5yr old white, standup freezer for $125. I'm SURE I can talk the guy down to at least a bill but I'll try for $75 first. If they aren't up to par I've got a back up with a $100 regular ol' fridge.

This should go down this weekend. This'll be nice....maybe it'll help w/the electric bill Plus, if the freezer looks good I can crash cool quicker and to a lower temp.
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If you have a temp controller you will be able to get the fridge down to lagering temps.


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