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Old 02-12-2009, 06:26 PM   #21
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If you build another, you may consider cutting the base close to diameter, then sand it down by using spray adhesive to adhere a sheet of sandpaper to another 3" diameter tube. Then you could sand away any excess in the bottom tube and not have to bust out the heat gun at all. It does mean more PVC mess though.

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Well it took me a min. but I get what your saying here. By gluing a piece of sand paper to another 3" piece of PVC, you could sand the notches in the base piece to the exact same diameter as the Tee top. Would be alot of sanding, but yes it would work well.
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Old 02-12-2009, 06:29 PM   #22
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Looks good. Cost?
I think a 8 or 10' piece of the PVC was $10.00. The toilet ring for the base was $2.89, and the end caps were $.50 each, plus the cost of a can of spary paint. The expensive stuff is the short shanks & faucets.
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Old 02-12-2009, 08:22 PM   #23
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bought 6' of 4" PVC today, I'm going to try to do a 5 faucet, and hook one into either water or something else..

Just thought of this.. will I run into problems finding a toilet ring @ 4 inches?

Any ideas how i can affix this to the Kegerator if there are no 4" toilet rings?

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Old 02-12-2009, 08:43 PM   #24
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A bit off topic, but what is the purpose of the vial there?
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Old 02-12-2009, 08:45 PM   #25
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I am assuming he has his temperature probe suspended in there to attain more accurate temperature control of the liquid in the space as opposed to the air temp. I could be wrong though...

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Old 02-12-2009, 08:53 PM   #26
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Works great! No flex of any kind in the top Tee (I worried about that as well). Yes I do need a wider drain pan, been shopping for one but they are $$$. Probably sell the one I have as soon as I buy a wider one. The one I have has a recessed drain with a tube that runs down into my kegerator into a catch container. Would like a wider one just like it, but again $$$
$21.90 for a 19" stainless drip tray at Williams Brewing, just ordered one yesterday.
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Old 02-12-2009, 11:12 PM   #27
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seems right to me.

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Old 02-13-2009, 11:00 PM   #28
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I am assuming he has his temperature probe suspended in there to attain more accurate temperature control of the liquid in the space as opposed to the air temp. I could be wrong though...
You sir are correct! Probe in the vile goes out to my Ranco temp controller.
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Cool tower. Did you use krylon fusion paint or just regular spray?

That's a great use for a yeast vial, though. I'll be doing the same in my kegerator now.
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Just regular silver spray paint left over from my son's pine wood derby car. 3 coats, steel wooled between coats

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