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Old 04-29-2013, 05:17 PM   #1
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Looking for an enclosure in the 11 3/4" x 11 3/4" x 6" size range cheeper than $55 shipped, for some reason not having any luck on ebay.

If you got a link or lead please share

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Old 04-29-2013, 09:25 PM   #2
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The Husky diamond plate toolbox at HD might be worth a look, 20"x9"x9" for $26.

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Husky-20-...-520/202279042

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I went with a plastic enclosure from Home Depot. It was about the size you are requesting and it was cheap, about $30.

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I would like to know the same, if there is one out there.

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Some of the BUD Plc enclosures on amazon are in that size and price range. I used a smaller on 8x11 and it worked great for an eBIAB panel.

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how many computer u.p.s. boxes (Battery back ups) have you thrown away over the years.?
I've built many projects out of those. (If you don't need rain tite)

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Here's another cheap non-metallic option. I like this better than the Carlon junction boxes because it is lockable and has a hinge. Might not be deep enough though.

http://deepsurplus.com/Network-Struc...-Enclosure-Box

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I already have a control panel, but was hesitant to put all of the stuff in it. Reason being that the 50A cord I have is very thick and heavy and it wouldn't suit the pedestal mounted panel very well and would be heavy and unwieldy. I would prefer to place the guts in a box inside the brew stand and just have the control panel for buttons and switches, etc.

This thread has provided a few great examples of things I could use for under the rig, mounting the cables close to the kegs and actually providing a few feet more of cord length.

In my case I discovered an old, large KVM switch box that I think I can use for my purposes. If not, then I have a few alternatives that def will.

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Here's another cheap non-metallic option. I like this better than the Carlon junction boxes because it is lockable and has a hinge. Might not be deep enough though.

http://deepsurplus.com/Network-Struc...-Enclosure-Box
4inches is cuttin git close, but it might work.....

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Probably best to go deeper... I managed to fit a PID in a 4" deep box, but some are longer than others.

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