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Old 02-10-2011, 04:56 PM   #1
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Default Drip Trays!?

$80-$100... Just when I thought I was getting close to finishing with my kegerator setup I looked up the prices and was a bit shocked. I kind of knew they were a little expensive but thought I could find something cheap to put on but I'm not really finding what I want here.
I really wanted something that would wrap around my two tap 3in tower on top of my kegerator but those might all be too expensive. I wouldn't mind if it was plastic though.
What are the alternative homemade trays people have used for surface mounting to a kegerator?

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Old 02-10-2011, 05:27 PM   #2
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For cheap drip trays check out this place.

http://www.barproducts.com/index.php

For a little more money you can go with one of these.

http://www.beveragefactory.com/draft...ip-trays.shtml

Hope it helps..

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Old 02-10-2011, 05:34 PM   #3
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For cheap drip trays check out this place.

http://www.barproducts.com/index.php

For a little more money you can go with one of these.

http://www.beveragefactory.com/draft...ip-trays.shtml

Hope it helps..
Good job on the barproducts reference... only $15, plus shipping. That's what I bought.
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Old 02-10-2011, 05:39 PM   #4
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that drip tray from barproducts is too long (I could only find one). It looks like it would be better for a keezer. I've just got a two tap 3in tower on top of a Danby Minifridge.
So for it looks like the only wrap around (molded) trays are going to go for 80-100. My brithday is coming up, maybe I should just send SWMBO an e-mail with a link but i'd still rather build something myself. i think I'll check the thrift store for old coffee/espresso makers, those have drip trays that might work.

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Old 02-10-2011, 05:41 PM   #5
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Also was thinking about just getting two of these, and using velcro on the bottom to be able to remove them to clean them off.
http://www.austinhomebrew.com/produc...ducts_id=10700

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Old 02-10-2011, 06:34 PM   #6
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Wouldn't a rubber bar mat work in a pinch?

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This might do: http://www.barproducts.com/media/shakermat.htm

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I use a smoker box from Home Depot-11 bucks. I just sealed up all the edges with silicone. Although I am not sure you could surface mount it.

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I just receive my $12 ebay specials today they are 8" long 4" wide and 3/4" thick.

not sure if any are left, but I posted an add in the classified section.

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f16/2-eb...2-75-a-222890/


Edit: the seller is all out, but search ebay for odd sized ones I scored BIG time.

-=jason=-

also he's looking for surface mounted ones that sit on top of the keezer for a tower of coffin

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Buy a drywall mud pan from homedepot. Attach it with welding or another strong magnet.

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