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Old 08-13-2012, 03:00 PM   #491
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Old 08-15-2012, 11:57 PM   #492
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I'm not sure if this has been covered, i searched for it and found a possible answer. The love temp controller is throwing the 'ep2' defrosting probe error. I have the probe connected to output 1 & 2 and have the probe type selected for ntc. Not sure what action to take to resolve the issue, any ideas?

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Old 09-25-2012, 04:34 AM   #493
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I was thinking of making a kegerator out of a mini fridge but now I want to make a keezer. Can fit more kegs any way ; )

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Old 10-04-2012, 06:35 PM   #494
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I'm not sure if this has been covered, i searched for it and found a possible answer. The love temp controller is throwing the 'ep2' defrosting probe error. I have the probe connected to output 1 & 2 and have the probe type selected for ntc. Not sure what action to take to resolve the issue, any ideas?
It depends on the model but generally you would set P4 to 1 and d2 to 0.
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Old 10-05-2012, 06:06 PM   #495
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I made cleats from an 0.75" angle aluminum bar. The one large screw will go into the wood of the collar, while the smaller self-drilling screws will go into the plastic frame on the freezer body.
Quaffer thanks for starting this thread it has given me a lot of ideas. My question is in reference to the screws that go into the plastic frame. I was wondering how long they are? I am thinking 1/4 in or less because I do not want to end up with a hissing sound when I put them in. Thanks.
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Old 10-07-2012, 10:32 AM   #496
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Quaffer thanks for starting this thread it has given me a lot of ideas. My question is in reference to the screws that go into the plastic frame. I was wondering how long they are? I am thinking 1/4 in or less because I do not want to end up with a hissing sound when I put them in. Thanks.
The shanks on those screws are 1/2" long, which is just barely long enough considering that they have to go through the aluminum profile before entering the plastic frame. That's why I decided to have two screws per bracket.

I discovered a video on YouTube by 4x4jeep74 who's building a keezer much like this one, based on the same Frigidaire freezer. He has come up with a way to locate and mark the locations of the refrigerant tubes so that he can drill holes through the front and attach the drip tray with sheet metal screws. Take a look at the six minute mark into the video. He has some other nice approaches to this build as well.
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The shanks on those screws are 1/2" long, which is just barely long enough considering that they have to go through the aluminum profile before entering the plastic frame. That's why I decided to have two screws per bracket.

I discovered a video on YouTube by 4x4jeep74 who's building a keezer much like this one, based on the same Frigidaire freezer. He has come up with a way to locate and mark the locations of the refrigerant tubes so that he can drill holes through the front and attach the drip tray with sheet metal screws. Take a look at the six minute mark into the video. He has some other nice approaches to this build as well.
Video Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DO5GqeA4sCc
Thanks Quaffer I will give it a try. So I am guessing but the refrigerant lines must be steel in the walls of the freezer.
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Old 10-18-2012, 07:46 PM   #498
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Thanks Quaffer, you inspired me! Thanks for everything in this thread. Here is the finished unit.



I also mounted a controller in the space of the old one using a wall plate. This way there are no live connections in the freezer itself.



The whole write-up and pictures are here on my blog: http://ageekdad.com/2012/10/18/pouri...home-in-style/

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Old 10-19-2012, 07:45 AM   #499
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RCBW - Those are some awesome tap handles. Where did you get them?

Thanks to all the great ideas from everyone. I recently recieved 2 cornies for by birthday and currently don't have a place to keep them cold. So I just got permission from SWMBO to start looking into a keezer. She wants a taps on top of the lid rather than a 2x8 collar. She feels the collar makes it feel more like a beer truck style dispenser. Tap on top with the surface tiled is the current plan. Keep some chilled glasses and bottled beer on the hump.

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