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Old 02-12-2011, 04:17 PM   #2381
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Nevermorebrew Very Sexy!

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Old 02-12-2011, 05:43 PM   #2382
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Long time lurker...first time poster.

So here is my current setup:

-The cooler is a commercial Pepsi grocery store display unit with a glass door (Tinted)
-Dual tap tower

The cooler will hold 2 kegs and my Co2 bottle comfortably...when I dont have anything currently on tap, I can replace the adjustable shelves to hold growlers, wine and other craft brew

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Old 02-12-2011, 06:23 PM   #2383
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Nevermore - very nice. I like it. Simple and clean.

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Old 02-13-2011, 01:52 AM   #2384
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Long time lurker...first time poster.

So here is my current setup:

-The cooler is a commercial Pepsi grocery store display unit with a glass door (Tinted)
-Dual tap tower]
Nice, I assume there was a Pepsi gel in front of that bright light at one point. You might want to replace that with something of your own design.
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Old 02-13-2011, 01:50 PM   #2385
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Thanks to everyone for the inspiration. A GE 7.0:

Made some good use out of my Kreg Jig and some 1 x 12s:



Went with glass tiles on the collar and make it a bit different:



Decided to cut tight and tack the insulation in with some screws instead of using liquid nails:



The business end, up close and personal:



Finished for now. Will build some tap handles, mount the temp control and eventually build a cabinet around the base.

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Old 02-13-2011, 02:58 PM   #2386
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That's cool. It's interesting to see the tile instead of a wood collar.

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Old 02-13-2011, 03:43 PM   #2387
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Gotta love the kreg jig, indispensable!
The tiles are nice, something different. How do you cut the holes for the shanks?

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Old 02-13-2011, 03:57 PM   #2388
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Gotta love the kreg jig, indispensable!
The tiles are nice, something different. How do you cut the holes for the shanks?
Thanks. I just took the mosaics off the tile fabric. Then i used snips to cut and place what the escutcheon wouldn't cover.
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Old 02-14-2011, 05:16 PM   #2389
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Old 02-15-2011, 07:47 PM   #2390
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Thanks.

The weather seal is the one glaring thing that annoys me. I was afraid to paint it black because I wasn't sure if it was going to stiffen the rubber up. I originally tried to find some black weather stripping at Lowes/Home Depot, but never found anything that I thought was strong enough. Most stuff they had was very flimsy and foamy. I really should look around again.
That's precisely why I made my bar-top overlap to cover the seal. I was sure that attempting to paint it either wouldn't stick, flake and peal off, or wreck the seal.
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