HBT 2015 Big Giveaway - Enter Now

Huge Supporting Membership Discounts - 20% Off

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > DIY Projects > Kegerators and Keezers > My "Man Cave" adult beverage dispenser
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 11-25-2011, 09:28 PM   #11
Bobby_M
Vendor and Brewer
HBT_SPONSOR.png
Vendor Ads 
Feedback Score: 3 reviews
 
Bobby_M's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Whitehouse Station, NJ
Posts: 22,466
Liked 1160 Times on 772 Posts
Likes Given: 29

Default

I'm looking forward to seeing the finished product.

__________________

Welcome to BrewHardware.com. I love you.
New 100% Stainless Steel Heating Elements are IN! ULWD 5500w Ripple, 2000w, 1500w, etc
Chugger Pumps, Pump Kits, Camlocks, Sightglasses, Clear USA made Silicone Tubing, RIMS, Electric Install Parts, etc.

Bobby_M is online now
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-25-2011, 09:56 PM   #12
nukinfuts29
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Pike County, MO
Posts: 1,657
Liked 28 Times on 27 Posts
Likes Given: 7

Default

Subscribed

__________________

My Recipes: Drunken Emu Hard Cider, Drunken Emu Mississippi River Water
The Jack Keller Collection

Quote:
Originally Posted by Cpt_Kirks View Post
Patience, my Padawon. The yeast can sense your tension.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Revvy View Post
Maybe you want to educate yourself instead of just having a bunch of pre-conceived notions based on ignorance.
nukinfuts29 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-25-2011, 10:21 PM   #13
Butchv12
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Streetman, Texas
Posts: 161
Liked 28 Times on 18 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default

Today -----

12th coat of polyurethane on lid --- cut, stained and installed lower cedar board which holds drip tray. Cannot screw into freezer directly, so I thought this would be the best way to go....

More next weekend

Measurements are of overall size of this monster

1.jpg   2.jpg   3.jpg   4.jpg   5.jpg  

__________________
Butchv12 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-25-2011, 10:30 PM   #14
passedpawn
Waste Allocation Load Lifter - Earth Class
HBT_MODERATOR.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
passedpawn's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: ☼ Clearwater, FL ☼
Posts: 20,737
Liked 4103 Times on 2514 Posts
Likes Given: 3529

Default

Why don't you just use a steel plate to extend the drip tray to the collar? Then add a bit of liquid nails to seal the thing in place. The dayglo straps don't look good. You can get metal plates painted appliance white at home depot (they sell them for going on the wall between stove and microwave).

BTW, love the huge freezer. I'm in the market for a freezer for my kegs.

__________________
- Andrew
passedpawn is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-26-2011, 01:06 AM   #15
bengerman
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Kirkland, Washington
Posts: 705
Liked 8 Times on 8 Posts
Likes Given: 14

Default

there's a product by envirotex called pour on finish.... might be more what you're looking for. it can be built up to something like 1/2 inch in one coat
they do advise using a torch to release bubbles in that coat, but it's pretty awesome.
crystal clear, UV resistant, and since it's all one coat, it levels like glass (assuming you use the torch to get the bubbles out, that is...)

might be a little late for this project, but i'm sure there's a bar build coming up here.

__________________
bengerman is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-26-2011, 01:31 AM   #16
Butchv12
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Streetman, Texas
Posts: 161
Liked 28 Times on 18 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default

I'll check on that and really appreciate the heads up. I want to get enough thickness so that years down the road it can be sanded and resealed ---

The orange is just temporary ---- first time with liquid nails didn't work so good -- so tried something different and clamps come off in the morning.

BTW -- Pumpkin Ale which was tapped today was a big hit --- I was hoping it was my first out of the new dispenser, but it was not meant to be.....

dsc_1425.jpg  
__________________
Butchv12 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-26-2011, 03:17 AM   #17
dewai
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Seattle
Posts: 14
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Butchv12 View Post
Because this is a themed project ( imagine sports ) I cannot show pictures of the lid until it is finished. Yesterday ( 11/21 ) I put on the 5th and 6th coat of polyurethane over the decals. I'll take a few pictures over the holiday weekend and post them. It would be safe to say - this is really gonna floor everyone.
I think I have a good idea what might be on the lid. I have a buddy who did what I am thinking and it was pretty awesome. Whether it is the same or not can't wait to see it!
__________________
dewai is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-26-2011, 04:19 AM   #18
bucfanmike
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
bucfanmike's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Duluth
Posts: 1,027
Liked 25 Times on 22 Posts
Likes Given: 4

Default

Well as I guessed early on Its obviously either the Miami Dolphins or Hurricanes. There was a clue early, and the last set of pictures confirms it.

__________________

Mike in Duluth

Currently on Tap
1. Hefeweizen
2. BM Centennial Blonde
3. LHMS Clone

Pipeline
Next on Tap-Denny Conn Rye IPA
Kegged and aging Ed Worts Apfelwine, Denny Conn BVIP
Fermenters -

bucfanmike is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-26-2011, 04:23 AM   #19
dewai
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Seattle
Posts: 14
Default

Yeah, I'm thinking more specific though...

__________________
dewai is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-26-2011, 09:53 AM   #20
Butchv12
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Streetman, Texas
Posts: 161
Liked 28 Times on 18 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default

there's a product by envirotex called pour on finish....

I ordered a 32 oz kit last night - thanks! If it arrives this week I'll plan on Saturday/Sunday to finish the top.

Brewers are funny people = Yesterday I got so busy " messing " I totally forgot to keg my first hefeweizen which has been fermenting since 10/29. One more day on the yeast bed.......
__________________
Butchv12 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
"Custom" faucet shank removal tool... 1" wrench and dremel is all you need. RoaringBrewer Kegerators and Keezers 36 11-20-2014 09:18 PM
What size o-ring for 3/8" sight glass and 3/8" compression fitting? kevink Kettles, Mash Tuns, & Hot Liquor Tanks 15 09-11-2014 03:24 PM
"Hacking" a Cornelius Venture Pre-Mix Soda Dispenser gromfy Kegerators and Keezers 16 10-11-2011 03:04 PM
"square" "Conical" Fermenter BasementGrowler Fermenters 6 12-16-2010 02:10 PM
How do I reliably attach 1/4" ID hose to smooth 1/4" OD Stainless Tubing? kenc_zymurgy Kettles, Mash Tuns, & Hot Liquor Tanks 8 10-04-2010 08:02 PM



Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS