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Old 12-18-2010, 07:12 PM   #1
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Default Old School Kegerator Build (Lot of Pics)

Disclaimer: I have no experience painting, bondoing, sanding, really a whole lot of anything. So this was full of a lot of firsts. I am happy the way it turned out, I am still not done, but I'll post those pics when it is completed

We'll start at the beginning.....the kegerator I got off craigslist for $30





Put some wheels on it



Filled in the holes with some foam that way I could Bondo later





Sanded it down to remove some of the previous paint and also so I could Bondo over the old holes





There were two pretty big dents on the one top side so I decided that I would Bondo those while I was at it





I used the wire brush from a Dremel and took most of the grime off the top plate



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I painted a coat of Kilz on the whole thing and then used Blackboard spray paint on the part above the taps





Next was paint! I used Rust-oleum (not the appliance paint one but another kind)

First Coat



Second Coat



Final Product

It's hard to see the paint because it is so dark, but it turned out well









Special thanks to John @ Farmhouse Brewing Supply for the help with the faucets



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Old 12-19-2010, 02:20 AM   #3
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Nice bondo work, from no experience. The project turned out really cool! I dig the old school refrigerators.

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Old 12-19-2010, 02:39 AM   #4
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Really fun to follow your progress in the pics - thanks!

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Thanks, it was pretty fun doing it since I had no clue and was mostly going with the attitude of "eh at least it will dispense beer" haha

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looks sweet!

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looks very nice!

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Very impressive.

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Nice! I'd love to get an old fridge and restore it, but i don't know that I could stomach the energy consumption. A friend of mine had one, and whenever it kicked on he said he could just watch the meter spin out of control!



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