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Re: maintaining temps in freezer
« Reply #15 on: March 11, 2013, 12:26:22 PM »
There is also a product you can get that is basically a ceramic heating element that screws into a normal lightbulb outlet. no light just heat.
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Re: maintaining temps in freezer
« Reply #16 on: March 11, 2013, 12:35:13 PM »
There is also a product you can get that is basically a ceramic heating element that screws into a normal lightbulb outlet. no light just heat.

This acctaully sounds terrifying.
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Re: maintaining temps in freezer
« Reply #17 on: March 11, 2013, 11:32:57 PM »
I've heard that the Brewer's Edge space heaters (similar to Fermwraps) heat hotter and faster than the Fermwraps.  I have a couple Fermwraps and they work fine for me, and I feel they are less dangerous than an exposed element space heater.

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Re: maintaining temps in freezer
« Reply #18 on: March 12, 2013, 06:17:42 AM »
The Brewers Edge heater looks like just the perfect thing. Can be stuck to the wall of the chamber and takes up no room, and no exposed elements.


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Re: maintaining temps in freezer
« Reply #19 on: March 12, 2013, 09:42:42 AM »
The Brewers Edge heater looks like just the perfect thing. Can be stuck to the wall of the chamber and takes up no room, and no exposed elements.

Be aware - I spoke to a guy in my homebrew club who has one of the Brewer's Edge heaters and he said he had to mount it slightly offset from his fridge temp chamber back wall, because adhered directly to the inside surface it started to warp or melt the fridge wall plastic a little.  And that was when also using a temp controller.

I don't have that problem with my Fermwraps.
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