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Old 04-05-2008, 10:47 PM   #1
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Wow....its been a long road with this build, but I can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel.

Its nothing fancy. We mostly followed Lonnie's plans and added a few changes as we went along. The frame and the kegs we all TIG welded so it took a bit longer, but the final product looks amazing. Standard 2 x 2 x.120 square tube steel. No stainless steel since it would of been about 1k more for materials alone.

Here it is at being put together. And jigs have been made just in case we want to make anymore




Heres a shot of those beautiful TIG welds. I need a better camera really bad



Heres a little change we came up with. THe control box arm is on a hinge that can be folded up for storage.

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And here it is extended



Here another change. We added some retaining rings to keep those kegs in place during the process



Back side gas through tube



And for the money shot....




Now for the fun part. I need to find the electrical box Im going to use, then wire this baby up. I have all the components so as soon as I decide on the box assy should go quick

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That is AWESOME!! Nice welds!

You are a very lucky man!

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That is pretty sweet. Got a cost breakdown without the kegs? (iron, pumps, components, etc)

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Pretty darn sweet! Great Job. Now wheel it down to Austin next month and I'll store it in my brew hut for you.

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That is pretty sweet. Got a cost breakdown without the kegs? (iron, pumps, components, etc)

hmm....its definitely getting up there. Let me get back to you on that.
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Nice Bro!! glad to finally see it up and almost ready!

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Nice work !!!!! Are you going to make it ultra clean and run the wiring in the tubing?

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Nice work !!!!! Are you going to make it ultra clean and run the wiring in the tubing?

thats the plan, hopefully I can stick to it
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How did you fabricate the keg retainer rings?

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