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Old 12-13-2009, 04:30 PM   #211
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You drill between these two coolant lines...

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Old 12-21-2009, 04:05 PM   #212
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What tools do i need to do this i bought the fridge and the kit.

Im guessing these are the correct steps?

Unscrew the freezer and temp bracket in the fridge. Pull out the shelves, drill a hole through the top of the fridge after taking off the top and digging though the foam then drill a matching hole to the top and mount your tower?
Is the tower wobbly when mounted to the plastic top? also what size holes do i need to drill?

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Old 12-21-2009, 05:25 PM   #213
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What tools do i need to do this i bought the fridge and the kit.

Im guessing these are the correct steps?

Unscrew the freezer and temp bracket in the fridge. Pull out the shelves, drill a hole through the top of the fridge after taking off the top and digging though the foam then drill a matching hole to the top and mount your tower?
Is the tower wobbly when mounted to the plastic top? also what size holes do i need to drill?
Yes, but you may want to put a sheet of plywood under the tower.

Here is the build I just did. The metal you have to drill through is about as thick as foil. You could probably get through it with a regular bit, but I did use a hole saw and it worked fine.

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/my-f...-build-150576/
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Old 12-23-2009, 02:32 AM   #214
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what size holesaw did you use?

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Old 12-23-2009, 10:52 AM   #215
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I want to say it was 3/4" only because they didn't have a smaller one. I'd go the same size as the copper pipe you plan on running through there. If you don't plan on doing the copper then I'd make it larger so could air could get up there (may require a fan).

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Old 12-23-2009, 05:56 PM   #216
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how about scraping away the foam did you just guess on getting the plywoods depth or was there a way to make it more accurate to fit nicely

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Old 12-23-2009, 11:23 PM   #217
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Thanks for sharing your experience. I just received a Haier 4.6 ft3 fridge that looks very similar and was wondering about drilling the top. The inside width of mine is only 17" so I can forget about doing a double corny set up (sigh) but heck, a single is better than bottling 5 gals.

I do note that even on the lowest setting , the temp is 37 degrees, I'm afraid to set it at 6 .....the pint bottles might freeze.

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Old 12-30-2009, 09:21 PM   #218
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Got mine transported here and set up last night. Kegs cold and carbed today, so thanks for all the work setting this up. FYI, a 10# CO2 tank fits in with two kegs easily. no problem at all.

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Old 01-01-2010, 07:28 AM   #219
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Got mine transported here and set up last night. Kegs cold and carbed today, so thanks for all the work setting this up. FYI, a 10# CO2 tank fits in with two kegs easily. no problem at all.
so you have the 10# on the back hump and it fits? kegconnection has special with upgrade from 5# to 10# for free with packages for new years. was going to just get a 5# after everyone on this thread has said that a 5# just barely fit. i am curious where you got your co2 tank as they do differ in size to some degree.
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Old 01-01-2010, 05:52 PM   #220
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so you have the 10# on the back hump and it fits? kegconnection has special with upgrade from 5# to 10# for free with packages for new years. was going to just get a 5# after everyone on this thread has said that a 5# just barely fit. i am curious where you got your co2 tank as they do differ in size to some degree.
Yeah, its on the back hump. I got my 10# at kegconnection, actually. It is the red painted 10# tanks they have. Really like it so far and it was much cheaper than anywhere else.
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