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Old 07-18-2013, 08:27 PM   #521
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I too have run into this problem. I've just come to accept it. I clean it out with bleach every few months buy never get it back to its original state. I think it may be rust forming from condensation inside. I also have an eva-dry and some damp rid containers. It doesn't affect the beer though, so cheers!
Just don't leave the bleach in there it will corrode your regulators.
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Old 07-24-2013, 09:00 PM   #522
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Old 07-27-2013, 06:41 PM   #523
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Could I ask how far down from the top of the collar did you drill your holes for the shaft?
As you did I want them as high as possible.- Thanks for the great ideas and build.

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Old 07-29-2013, 04:15 PM   #524
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Old 10-06-2013, 01:27 PM   #525
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Old 10-06-2013, 01:36 PM   #526
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Thanks for such a great detailed post!! I know this is from 3 years ago, but I'm hoping you still are able to respond. How did you attach the strongtie to the bottom of the keezer? I'm trying to put casters on the bottom of a very similar freezer and definitely need the reinforcement.

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Old 10-07-2013, 11:53 PM   #527
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I very carefully drilled holes through the frame into the insulation. Then I took a small screwdriver and poked around inside to make sure I would not run into a refrigerant tube. The screws are 1" long sheet metal screws.

On the compressor side I used bolts and nuts since the back of the frame is easily available there.

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Thanks for such a great detailed post!! I know this is from 3 years ago, but I'm hoping you still are able to respond. How did you attach the strongtie to the bottom of the keezer? I'm trying to put casters on the bottom of a very similar freezer and definitely need the reinforcement.

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Old 10-10-2013, 03:21 AM   #528
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I very carefully drilled holes through the frame into the insulation. Then I took a small screwdriver and poked around inside to make sure I would not run into a refrigerant tube. The screws are 1" long sheet metal screws.

On the compressor side I used bolts and nuts since the back of the frame is easily available there.

See also post #355

I'm using 1" self tapping metal to metal screws with some strong tie. I need to get some steel bar for the compressor side and a drill bit for the bolts. I haven't done much metal work so I'm definitely worried about damaging the freezer. Thanks for the help!
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Old 12-18-2013, 08:10 PM   #529
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