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Old 06-30-2011, 04:04 AM   #21
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Old 06-30-2011, 10:33 AM   #22
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I'm sick with envy!

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Old 06-30-2011, 03:10 PM   #23
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I can't get over how nice this build is. But I need more pics.

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Old 07-01-2011, 01:08 AM   #24
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Thanks guys for the kind words. Well here are the rest of the pictures

I attached the corian top with velcro. I did this because this allows me to have access to the screws in case I ever need to take the top off. I think I would need to if I ever needed to replace a tap.

The next picture shows the underside of the countertop

This is the back showing the switch for the lights and the outlet controlled by the Love controller that the freezer plugs into.

And another shot of the back

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Old 07-01-2011, 01:13 AM   #25
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A final picture of the front

A picture with the lights on.

I did a test to see what the temperature in the tower would be without the fans running. The temperature in the room is 72 and the temperature in the tower stayed right around 69. So I think you need the fans for sure. The fans run for about 30 minutes and are off for about 20 minutes the way I have it setup now.

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Old 07-01-2011, 01:21 AM   #26
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These pictures are showing whats happening to the back of the freezer where the hinges bolt on. The freezer wall is bending. The lid is sitting about a half inch too far back now. I'm going to take off the support lifts and see if that makes a difference but I think it has more to do with the weight. I was thinking I could put a 2X4 across the back and attach the hinges to that. I just need to figure a way to attach the hinge to the lid then. If anybody has an idea let me know please.

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Old 07-01-2011, 02:05 AM   #27
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Excellent work! One of the best keezers I've seen yet.

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Old 07-01-2011, 03:09 AM   #28
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Oh Noooooo!

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Old 07-01-2011, 04:30 AM   #29
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It looks as if the lid is being allowed to go too far back. That lets the weight pull the hinge backwards and that bends the metal out. I cant see it pulling like that with the lid only partially open,I would attach something to stop the lid before 90 degrees and prop it open rather than allowing the hinges to do all of the work.... but then I may be wrong. IF it were me I would also try to locate about 4 more of those hinges and attach the across the back to disperse the load out a lot more. You could also place something inside the freezer such as a wide flat piece of metal longer than you think you need it towards the top of the freezer, and drill the hinge bolt holes to go all the way through ( look out for coolant lines) And put longer bolts all the way through and wide washers on the metal plate. That would disperse the weight load to more of a surface area than just those sheet metal screws into the thin outer wall.

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I would also try to locate about 4 more of those hinges and attach the across the back to disperse the load out a lot more.
CAREFUL !!! - The factory located those hinges out of the way of coolant lines. I'd sure hate to have to buy a new freezer because you hit a line installing more hinges...
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