Electric Brewing Supply 30A BCS Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Bottling/Kegging > Keezer collar question
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 01-26-2012, 02:30 AM   #1
rperkins
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Spring Valley, IL
Posts: 30
Default Keezer collar question

I am getting ready to place my collar on my keezer.

I have all purpose adhesive caulk - clear. Is this what I need for securing the collar to the keezer???

How many days do I need to let this setup before going to the next step?

Drill the holes now or after I mount the collar??


Thanks for any input!!


Pics coming soon!

__________________
rperkins is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-26-2012, 02:36 AM   #2
TomSD
Da Geek
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
TomSD's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Lemon Grove, CA, CA
Posts: 1,449
Liked 31 Times on 22 Posts
Likes Given: 15

Default

Is the collar attached to the lid or to the freezer? If the collar is attached to the lid I found it easier to do everything else (drill and mount the shanks/taps, install insulation, mount secondary regulator, etc) first then put the top on last.

That clear caulk is plenty and you should place it, squish it around a bit to get good coverage then drop some books or something on top to weight it down and leave it at least over night.

With the lid attached to the collar it really never takes any stress so I've never had a problem with mine. If you grab the lid and lift it open that way it might be more of a problem though. That is why I put a towel rack/handle on the front of mine.

The link to my build is in my signature if you want to see how I went about it.

Oh and there is a whole DIY section... you'd get more response if you posted this there. I would imagine a mod will move it when they see it though as it really belongs there anyway.

__________________

Johnson Controller rewire
| Keezer (FCM7SUWW) build | Love Controller box build | Soda Syrups/Concentrates

God is an imaginary friend for grownups., Walter Crewes (Morgan Freeman), The Big Bounce

Don't be afraid to ask dumb questions they're easier to handle than dumb mistakes!
TomSD is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-26-2012, 02:39 AM   #3
rperkins
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Spring Valley, IL
Posts: 30
Default

I am mounting the collar to the freezer itself and the top will hinge from the collar.

__________________
rperkins is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-26-2012, 02:43 AM   #4
TomSD
Da Geek
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
TomSD's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Lemon Grove, CA, CA
Posts: 1,449
Liked 31 Times on 22 Posts
Likes Given: 15

Default

Probably want to glue it down first then I would think. Same principle... to make it easier to do everything else.

__________________

Johnson Controller rewire
| Keezer (FCM7SUWW) build | Love Controller box build | Soda Syrups/Concentrates

God is an imaginary friend for grownups., Walter Crewes (Morgan Freeman), The Big Bounce

Don't be afraid to ask dumb questions they're easier to handle than dumb mistakes!
TomSD is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-26-2012, 02:47 AM   #5
rperkins
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Spring Valley, IL
Posts: 30
Default

how long for it the caulk to setup?

__________________
rperkins is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-26-2012, 02:53 AM   #6
TomSD
Da Geek
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
TomSD's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Lemon Grove, CA, CA
Posts: 1,449
Liked 31 Times on 22 Posts
Likes Given: 15

Default

Mine was overnight with weight on it but I was gluing the lid to the collar so it didn't need to be super solid. Might be a different deal with the collar to the freezer. The tube should tell you set and dry times... use those to be safe.

__________________

Johnson Controller rewire
| Keezer (FCM7SUWW) build | Love Controller box build | Soda Syrups/Concentrates

God is an imaginary friend for grownups., Walter Crewes (Morgan Freeman), The Big Bounce

Don't be afraid to ask dumb questions they're easier to handle than dumb mistakes!
TomSD 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
Do you really need a collar on a keezer? BoiseJim Bottling/Kegging 5 08-26-2010 03:39 PM
Keezer collar on freezer attachment question MadHopper Bottling/Kegging 4 05-03-2010 12:22 AM
New Keezer and Collar Question iXanadu Bottling/Kegging 9 05-03-2009 11:24 PM
Keezer collar question bdnoona Bottling/Kegging 2 02-16-2009 09:15 PM
Starting my keezer build tomorrow, a collar question Chello Bottling/Kegging 3 12-29-2007 02:27 PM