Any reason these freezer coils wouldn’t be suitable for a diy glycol chiller?

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Same idea of trying to consolidate them and submerge in a glycol reservoir.
 
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The amount of bending required to make it work is impractical because you'll probably end up kinking and releasing the gas.
I kind of thought as much. The freezer was free and I was hoping to use it as a fermentation chamber. Only to realize the coils couldn’t be easily moved. Thought maybe I could turn lemons into lemonade and use the coils for a glycol chiller instead. Seems like I’ll pass on it
 

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I kind of thought as much. The freezer was free and I was hoping to use it as a fermentation chamber. Only to realize the coils couldn’t be easily moved. Thought maybe I could turn lemons into lemonade and use the coils for a glycol chiller instead. Seems like I’ll pass on it


no there has to be some use for a free freezer, with temp controller, fridge.....i got four of them....get use out of all of them!

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