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Old 12-10-2011, 03:22 PM   #1
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Default Antique icebox to kegorator

Before:

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Used the boards off the back to extend the length to cover the fridge.

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Used a 4.4 cu. ft, fridge, it fits two kegs and the CO2 tank.

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Just missing the tap handles.

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Old 12-10-2011, 03:35 PM   #2
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Sweeeeeeeeeet! That's a nice fabrication and a beautiful piece of useful furniture now. Don't forget the drip tray(s).

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Old 12-10-2011, 03:35 PM   #3
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That looks pretty sweet!

One thing I would be worried about is the beer lines and shanks that are outside of the refrigerator. It may give you issues with foaming due to the cold beer hitting the warm lines/shanks/faucets. Maybe if you run into issues, you could also insulate the box, cut a hole in the refrigerator/take refrigerator the door off, and add a computer fan to help circulate the cold air into the deadspace on top.

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Old 12-10-2011, 03:37 PM   #4
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That is awesome !!! Not only functional but looks like a finished antique piece of furniture. Great job.

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Old 12-10-2011, 04:08 PM   #5
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That looks great, congratulations.

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Old 12-19-2011, 02:18 PM   #6
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Sweet!

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I hope you are extremely proud of this as it is one sweet looking piece of furniture. Very, very nice!

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Old 12-19-2011, 04:34 PM   #8
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I was just telling SWMBO that this would be awesome, but needed to figure out a good way to cool it. Didn't even think about using the icebox as a shroud. Brilliant! And beautiful. Well done sir. I will absolutely be ripping off this idea for the living room once we're in the new house.

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Old 12-19-2011, 05:58 PM   #9
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Looks great. I just moved into an old farmhouse and a new, sleek kegerator would just look out of place. This would be an excellent fit in the house! I just need to keep my eyes open for an old ice chest now.

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friggin awesome!!!

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