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Forum: DIY Projects 11-07-2012, 08:00 PM
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Posted By russekc
That is amazing. I really like the look of that....

That is amazing. I really like the look of that. I may hit you up if I decide to do something like that.
Forum: DIY Projects 11-07-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,418
Posted By russekc
I thought of this too, but I figured spraying...

I thought of this too, but I figured spraying foam inside the tubing might be easier and insulate better.
Forum: DIY Projects 11-07-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,418
Posted By russekc
My last keezer had a lot of woodwork. For this...

My last keezer had a lot of woodwork. For this one I am looking for a more industrial look. Wood is still an option though.
Forum: DIY Projects 11-07-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,418
Posted By russekc
DIY tap towers? (not PVC)

I have seen several DIY towers made of PVC, but has anyone seen a tower DIY'd out of square metal tubing? Or anything else for that matter. I am looking for something a little more unique.

I am...
Forum: For Sale 08-12-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By russekc
Shirron plate chiller - $60

I've got a shirron plate chiller that I dont use anymore. $60 and that will include USPS flat rate shipping. I've used it only a handful of times.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-12-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 331
Posted By russekc
Plate chiller for sale - $60

I've got a shirron plate chiller that I dont use anymore. $60 and that will include USPS flat rate shipping. I've used it only a handful of times.
Forum: DIY Projects 12-20-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,940
Posted By russekc
i have a similar keezer with coffin, and i just...

i have a similar keezer with coffin, and i just used an old computer fan. i wired it to an old cell phone charger and just set it in the freezer. it circulates the air really well and keeps my...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-19-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,767
Posted By russekc
now that you have the picture thing figured out,...

now that you have the picture thing figured out, can you post some more? specifically of all the plumbing and maybe one of the inside? i want to try to make this for tailgates. great job on this.
Forum: DIY Projects 04-09-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,876
Posted By russekc
Setting the Tile in my Keezer, advice needed

I am finishing up my keezer (see build here (http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/russ-keezer-build-171889/)) and one of my last steps is securing the tile. i plan on grouting it, but I could use some...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-08-2010, 03:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,995
Posted By russekc
nice! i just ordered it. thanks a lot. :ban:

nice! i just ordered it. thanks a lot. :ban:
Forum: DIY Projects 04-08-2010, 02:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,995
Posted By russekc
newbelgium.com, $20

newbelgium.com, $20
Forum: DIY Projects 04-08-2010, 01:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,995
Posted By russekc
the first pour

i hooked up my amber ale and officially poured my first pint from my new keezer. tomorrow i am kegging a wheat trappist and an IPA, so in a few days i will have three delicious beers to choose from....
Forum: DIY Projects 04-08-2010, 01:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,995
Posted By russekc
plumbing

i got my 3 way (giggity) put together and all the fittings attached. someday i will upgrade these. they are very cheap but they are dispensing beer just fine i promise:)
Forum: DIY Projects 04-08-2010, 01:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,995
Posted By russekc
something i would do different

in previous posts i showed the insulated PVC that i made to run the beer lines through and the hinged back door to access it. it looked good on paper and in theory, but was impossible in practice....
Forum: DIY Projects 04-07-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,995
Posted By russekc
yes they will close all the way. this is one of...

yes they will close all the way. this is one of the reasons i added the layer of trim around the tap holes. i clamped everything together several times and tested for clearance on the tap handles and...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-07-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,995
Posted By russekc
Mizuno, I used pocket joints in the shorter...

Mizuno, I used pocket joints in the shorter 2x4's. the pocket joint tool that i have iscalled a Kreg tool. they are a very handle jig to have for this and tons of other projects around the house.
Forum: DIY Projects 04-05-2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,995
Posted By russekc
almost finished

the coffin is complete, and i added a coat of flat black paint. the tile isnt set yet, just laid out to see how it looks. i still need to add the drip tray and i'm waiting for some misc hoses and...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-05-2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,995
Posted By russekc
more coffin work

i decided to get a little more elaborate with the coffin. i originally planned on using the smaller tile for the back splash, but changed my mind and put them on top of the lid. i also decided to put...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-05-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,995
Posted By russekc
the plumbing

backing up a bit, here are some shots of the PVC with insulation. I also took some of that insulation, rolled it up, and used it to plug the ends.
Forum: DIY Projects 04-05-2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,995
Posted By russekc
mock up

once i got the basic dimensions for the coffin cut, i mocked everything up with the tile i picked out and the faucets and tap handles.
Forum: DIY Projects 04-05-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,995
Posted By russekc
Coffin

Once i got the top on, i started on the coffin. i didnt have a real formal plan for any of this, so i just mocked some stuff up and went with it. i made a hinged back door and used some 3" PVC for...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-05-2010, 10:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,995
Posted By russekc
the top

next i added a top. i used 3/4" ply on the top and under the lid, sandwiched together using 2.5" bolts. I used some nice 1x4 to trim it out.
Forum: DIY Projects 04-05-2010, 10:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,995
Posted By russekc
The beginning

as i said, i started with a kenmore chest freezer. i built a base with casters to make it a little more mobile.
Forum: DIY Projects 04-05-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,995
Posted By russekc
Russ' Keezer Build

I dont have as many pics as I would like because I was limited to my iphone for a camera, but I thought I would show what I did for my Keezer. I started off with a Kenmore that I got for my birthday....
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