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Posted in thread: My wife told me to get a hobby, so I.... on 10-29-2012 at 05:10 AM
Looks good, other than the Old Stinkysock tap handle.
Posted in thread: Guide to set internal chest freezer thermostat to >32F; Eliminate external control on 10-02-2012 at 06:49 PM
I picked up a fridge from an elderly neighbour last week who is moving. Danby was good enough
to put the coarse adjustment screw in the open, right under the dial adjustment. 3 days of
Posted in thread: Keg polishing, before or after bulkhead welding? on 09-26-2012 at 07:15 PM
Polish first, then put liquid paper in the areas you don't want solder to get around the
fitting hole. After you solder the fitting, use a solvent to remove the liquid paper, and it
will just need a s...
Posted in thread: 1947 Philco restoration and conversion on 08-29-2012 at 08:17 PM
Very nice job, I really like these old fridges. I have a mid 40s Westinghouse that is going to
get some love this winter. I hope to look half as good as yours when done.
Posted in thread: lead free solder in the kettle on 06-03-2012 at 03:28 AM
Just go to HomeDepot and get this kit: Stay-Brite Kit with FluxIt is a Silver/Tin solder that
can be used for your application as well as for soldering Stainless Steel. The melting point is
430°. The ...
Posted in thread: Using Round instead of Square tubing for a Brutus Stand build on 05-15-2012 at 05:18 AM
NO PLASMA on SS... it makes a mess, you'll spend a lot of time on cleanup.SS is not the way to
learn welding... It's far more difficult and doesn't want to hold its shape.I agree with the no
Posted in thread: Cold plate mounted in fridge?!? on 05-05-2012 at 12:00 AM
No, about 10 pounds, room temp this time of year is about 65 I'd guess. Basement room in St
Paul Mn, so it's never all that warm. I'm not all that picky about carb levels.Are you carbing
the beer cold...
Posted in thread: Cold plate mounted in fridge?!? on 05-02-2012 at 05:07 PM
Even if the plate needs to be in water to maintain temp, it shouldn't take up more than a corny
keg worth of space. I can see this working to run warm ale kegged beer through a lager temp
fridge, and ...
Posted in thread: Cold plate mounted in fridge?!? on 05-02-2012 at 02:26 AM
Brilliant! I have a 7 pass plate kicking around. And some spare taps. This would get some odd
questions from fellow homebrewers for sure. How do you have 11 taps on your fridge?
Posted in thread: Keggle owners: What size is your opening on top? on 04-27-2012 at 07:25 PM
12 in opening in the keggle, and for a lid I use an upside down pizza pan from the dollar store
screwed a metal drawer knob on.Brilliant! I have a pizza pan, and always fudge around with
removing it f...