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Old 04-30-2014, 02:14 AM   #1
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Default How can I attach the stc 1000 through a keezer collar?

So I bought the STC 1000 temp controller and am having a hard time figuring out how to attach it through my 3/4" collar. It seems that the stock "clips" only go out to about 1/2" or so.

Any tips?

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Old 04-30-2014, 02:55 AM   #2
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Route out the back leaving a little less than what the clips can handle.
If you don't have a router, you could use a face-mounted bezel to hold the controller. You'd just need a slightly bigger hole through the collar...

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Old 04-30-2014, 03:03 AM   #3
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Have you cut the hole already? If not I would just put it in a project box. Cutting extra holes in the collar is just more lost insulation. While many people do it successfully STCs arent water tight or designed to be in an area where condensation is more than likely.

If you have cut the hole you could prolly find a small C clamp at a big box store to clamp both sides of the stc inside the collar so it doesn't slip out.

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A better place to put it may be in the well where the compressor sits in place of the original thermostat.

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I used a hose clamp and bent it so it fits around the edges of the controller. Tightened it and it holds in place fine.

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