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Old 12-15-2009, 02:05 PM   #71
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Very freeking nice. How heavy is the lid? You use a stick or something to hold it up?
Thanks! Yes, the lid is pretty damn heavy with the porcelain tile on it now. I cut down a large-diameter wooden dow to use as a prop and I keep that in the keezer.

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Old 12-15-2009, 02:07 PM   #72
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Shoot, you might even want to get some automotive pistons like they use on car trunks and hoods to keep that lid open.
Or maybe make it spring loaded and have a latch to keep it closed?



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Old 12-15-2009, 02:16 PM   #73
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Shoot, you might even want to get some automotive pistons like they use on car trunks and hoods to keep that lid open.
Or maybe make it spring loaded and have a latch to keep it closed?
It's a great idea! Someone else mentioned that too, I might give it a try.

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Old 12-15-2009, 09:18 PM   #74
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Ok, so the total build cost was $965.03, specifics below:

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Qty	 Total 		Item
1	 $150.00 	14.8 Cu Ft Fridgedaire Chest Freezer (used) 
4	 $107.80 	Perlick 525SS Faucets
15	 $97.50 	Porcelain Tile (sq ft)
1	 $65.00 	Love Controller TS-13010
4	 $53.80 	5 1/8 Faucet Shanks
1	 $53.05 	4 way Air Distributer
1	 $44.95 	14"x6" Stainless Drip Tray
5	 $44.90 	Pkg Grooved Pine 5/16x3.5"
6	 $28.32 	1x3x6' Pine Boards
4	 $21.44 	Gas Ball Lock Disconnects
1	 $19.99 	4" Fan
1	 $19.97 	19/32" Pine Plywood
8	 $19.92 	2x4x96 Pine Stud
4	 $17.80 	Shank Connection Kit with Stainless Tail
3	 $17.31 	1x6x1/2" Tube Insulation
1	 $14.45 	11/32" Pine Plywood
3	 $13.59 	2x6x8 Top Choice Pine
30	 $13.20 	3/16 Beer Hose (per foot)
1	 $11.99 	Polyurethane Varnish
2	 $10.92 	2 1/2" Industrial Swivel Casters
4	 $10.64 	5/16" Barbed Swivel Nuts for Disconnects
1	 $9.70 	14x8 Air Register
2	 $8.96 	3" PVC Spigot Flange
2	 $8.92 	2 1/2" Industrial Casters
2	 $8.92 	3" PVC Sweep Elbow
1	 $8.48 	1/4" Mini Ball Valve
16	 $8.48 	5/16 Gas Hose (per foot)
3	 $5.97 	5MM White 3.3V LED (2 per pkg)
2	 $5.96 	1/4 Female Coupler
1	 $5.87 	30W Extension Cord
1	 $5.49 	Metal Film Resistors (mixed pack)
2	 $4.58 	Male Hose End Fitting
1	 $4.49 	Poly-seam-seal adhesive Caulk
3	 $4.47 	LED Holder (2 per pkg)
1	 $4.37 	#4 Worm Clamps
4	 $4.16 	Pronged T-nuts
4	 $4.00 	Stainless Shank Flanges
1	 $3.99 	Rocker Switch 12V
2	 $3.78 	1/4"x1/4" NPT
1	 $3.57 	Hinges
1	 $3.44 	 Satin White Spray Paint
1	 $2.85 	1x2x6' Pine Boards
1	 $2.61 	5/16" Flat Washers
1	 $2.49 	Roller Door Catch
1	 $1.74 	Zip Cable Ties
4	 $1.20 	5/16 Hex Bolts
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Old 12-17-2009, 01:50 PM   #75
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How is the frame around the top attached? IT seems that the fram would be pretty heavy and its jsut attached to the plywood.

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First pour



Great capacity, here's 4 corney's, a 1/2 barrel of Sierra Celebration, and still a bunch of room:



Slight modifications to the store's sanke connector



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How is the frame around the top attached? IT seems that the fram would be pretty heavy and its jsut attached to the plywood.
The coffin is attached to the 3/4 plywood using L-brackets. When you do this, make sure you pre-drill all holes. The coffin itself is really not that heavy.

Here are some pics of the L-brackets from the inside of the coffin:





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How come of all the kezer coffins I see no one puts a fan or blower to keep the lines cold all the way to the tap?

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How come of all the kezer coffins I see no one puts a fan or blower to keep the lines cold all the way to the tap?
I have a 12V 4" fan which is going on the right-side duct opening. My build is rather fresh (just finished what you see here this past Sunday) so I haven't installed it yet, but I will in the next few days. It will kick on with the compressor. I expect it will help serve a dual-purpose by also keeping a uniform temperature within the Freezer itself.

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How is the frame around the top attached? IT seems that the fram would be pretty heavy and its jsut attached to the plywood.

The coffin is attached to the 3/4 plywood using L-brackets. When you do this, make sure you pre-drill all holes. The coffin itself is really not that heavy.

Here are some pics of the L-brackets from the inside of the coffin:

Landin, i was refering to the fram aroune the entire top? how is that attached? Only to the plywood on the freezer lid?


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