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Offline Ale Farmer

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Re: Suggestions needed for heating fermentation chamber
« Reply #15 on: September 20, 2018, 02:37:34 AM »
What is the benefit of taping a heating wrap (like a Fermwrap) to the freezer wall rather than around the fermenter itself? I never thought of doing it this way--I just wrap the fermenter. It has worked fine for me, but maybe this other approach has clear advantages?
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Re: Suggestions needed for heating fermentation chamber
« Reply #16 on: September 20, 2018, 03:06:24 AM »
You're regulating ambient temperature, just like you do on the cooling cycle of your controller, nice and gentle, and you can have multiple vessels in the chamber.
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Re: Suggestions needed for heating fermentation chamber
« Reply #17 on: September 20, 2018, 03:13:42 AM »
What is the benefit of taping a heating wrap (like a Fermwrap) to the freezer wall rather than around the fermenter itself? I never thought of doing it this way--I just wrap the fermenter. It has worked fine for me, but maybe this other approach has clear advantages?
One benefit is that last time I touched my heat pad was when I taped it to the wall inside my freezer.

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Re: Suggestions needed for heating fermentation chamber
« Reply #18 on: September 20, 2018, 03:18:54 AM »
You're regulating ambient temperature, just like you do on the cooling cycle of your controller, nice and gentle, and you can have multiple vessels in the chamber.
Right. I "read" beer temp, and adjust the ambient