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Big_Blue 01-11-2013 10:13 PM

< $5.00 Drip Tray
There was absolutely no way I was spending an additional $60+ for a drip tray, so DIY mode continued (finishing a custom tap handle too).

Took a trip to my local big box hardware store (the blue one, not the orange one) and picked up the following:


4" Green Round Grate - $2.08
4" White PVC S&D Cap - $2.43

Gave it a spritz with some "stainless steel" paint and clear coat I had left over and...

Finished Product

david_42 01-11-2013 10:24 PM

VERY cool! I've got four taps, but these would line up nicely. Maybe use different colors depending on the beer on tap.

RTL 01-14-2013 03:34 AM

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Looks way better than what I had.

esteban 01-14-2013 02:36 PM


Johnnyhitch1 01-14-2013 05:50 PM


Originally Posted by RTL (Post 4782553)
Looks way better than what I had.

Talk about budget build! Bet you got the freezer for free :ban:
I also have taps out the door and thought this thread would help me, darn:mad:

TJTHEBEST 01-14-2013 06:23 PM

Genius! This will fit perfectly with my 2 tap pvc tower.

Monster Mash 01-14-2013 06:54 PM

That's a lot nicer then my cardboard box drip tray. The only advantage to this is my wife gets these once a week so I don't have to clean it, just toss it and get a new one....


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