Has anyone found a mini fridge that works as a fermentation chamber with the Spike Flex or Flex+? It looks like the dimensions are a little large for most mini-fridges. I'd like to avoid a full size fridge or chest freezer.
Yeah this is about 1" too big for the Haier fridges unfortunatelyThe issue is the TC Fittings sticking out so far. The Brewbucket has a much smaller valve. The footprint of the Flex with TC Fittings is about 16x24. Spike has some drawings:
Yeah, it's definitely not something that I've seen a lot of, but there are some videos and pics online. 8" just seems really darn big. I have my cabinet-making neighbour checking it out tonight to fabricate something that is elegant looking for this and my keezer. Then I'll insulate the snot out of both of them to hold temp and not leak. I'll post pics for certain when I get something I'm happy with.I have never heard of putting a collar on a mini fridge door like a keezer...
Different approach, but also very nice!I just built something similar. Have yet to use it but might do a brew today to put it to use
After getting advice on controlling fermentation temps as being a primary next goal, I set off to build an FC. After striking out on inexpensive chest freezers and then deciding that a front load apparatus would be preferable, I went ahead and built one using a used mini fridge. The first pic...www.homebrewtalk.com
I saw the lid and I like it. I'm not.gonna buy one for this flex as I just don't need it, but I will use it on a CF5 whenever I buy one.looks tiny in there. But moving that thing when heavy sucks!
I noticed the T fitting on top of your Flex+. Have you seen the new multi port lid Spike just released?