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Fridge Fermenter

Post by ottiscan » Fri Mar 28, 2014 8:24 am

I picked up this "all-fridge" for $60 and threw together the ferment chamber last weekend. It's working very well and although I was mainly worried about summer extreme temps, I think the steady temp will be help now as well.
I did put a heat source in it but my wood stove is still going so the heat side hasn't kicked in yet.
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Post by LeafMan66_67 » Fri Mar 28, 2014 8:57 am

Nicely done.
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Post by RubberToe » Fri Mar 28, 2014 9:01 am

Daaamn. I love that fridge and it's just what I'm looking for. Where did you find it?
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Post by Keith » Fri Mar 28, 2014 9:40 am

Great job! :cheers2:
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Post by ottiscan » Fri Mar 28, 2014 9:51 am

RubberToe, I found it on "man's second best friend".......kijiji.

Hey Keith. Thanks. Lew

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Post by ottiscan » Fri Mar 28, 2014 9:52 am

Thanks Leafman.

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Re: Fridge Fermenter Update

Post by ottiscan » Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:33 am

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I thought I'd update this fridge fermenter post.

Does anyone have opinions on their preferred heat source for their fermentation chambers.

I have a belt heater suspended under the shelf. This works well but there must be a better way.

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Post by jacinthebox » Fri Jan 12, 2018 1:25 pm

I like the fermwraps...wired into my temp controller
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Re: Fridge Fermenter

Post by ottiscan » Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:53 pm

I'll have a look at those thanks. Can it be easily installed and removed for cleaning etc.?
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Post by jacinthebox » Fri Jan 12, 2018 4:27 pm

yup...I just use a bit of tape to secure it to the FV
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Re: Fridge Fermenter

Post by elreplica » Wed Mar 07, 2018 1:54 pm

I have a lagering fridge with an STC1000 and was going to put a light bulb into a new unused paint can...right now it's only set up to cool but I do have an external Inkbird that I could use to do the job...not sure how they'll play and my electrician is out west making yuge bucks...
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Re: Fridge Fermenter

Post by ottiscan » Fri Mar 23, 2018 10:46 am

I'm using an inkbird and a belt warmer just suspended below the conical.
The fermenter blanket might work. I was also wondering if the ceramic reptile terarium thing would work too.
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