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Forum: DIY Projects 06-02-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,378
Posted By rbarr110
Damn, that is what I plan on building this...

Damn, that is what I plan on building this weekend. I was looking at my local hardware store at the various cans they had. That looks like a rubbermaid 34 gallon can, is that correct?
EDIT: I take...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-23-2010, 09:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,722
Posted By rbarr110
This will likely be a bit more on the pricey...

This will likely be a bit more on the pricey side, and depending on how deep you want the counter to be....

I saw this in an actual bar and it looked amazing, they used a PSL beam, sanded smooth...
Forum: DIY Projects 09-22-2009, 04:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,162
Posted By rbarr110
I believe in the first page or so is the keezer...

I believe in the first page or so is the keezer pics show it is opposite side of the wall. Or did you have something else you were wondering about?
Forum: DIY Projects 09-21-2009, 04:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,162
Posted By rbarr110
A few more pics, outlets installed. ...

A few more pics, outlets installed.

http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c271/rbarr110/Bar/DSCF0647.jpg

http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c271/rbarr110/Bar/DSCF0648.jpg
Forum: DIY Projects 09-21-2009, 04:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,162
Posted By rbarr110
Havent done alot of work on the bar recently, but...

Havent done alot of work on the bar recently, but also havent put any new pics up for a while so here is an update. The epoxy went on real easy, no issues.

Still need to do the outer trim work...
Forum: DIY Projects 09-15-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 94,172
Posted By rbarr110
Well the Brewtroller guys have also made it...

Well the Brewtroller guys have also made it capable of being a fermentation temp cotroller as well. Uses the Sanguino chip (very similiar to the arduino).

Check it out
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Forum: DIY Projects 09-03-2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 39,608
Posted By rbarr110
I work in the construction defect industry, and...

I work in the construction defect industry, and you will absolutely have to seal the inside of your chamber to be as airtight as possible.

You will get vapor transmission up into the cavity with...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-18-2009, 10:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,111
Posted By rbarr110
I used it over some ceramic tiles. I put it 1/8"...

I used it over some ceramic tiles. I put it 1/8" thick and yes let it run over the edges of my wood trim that was used as a dam. I filled it and let it run over the edge, but had a defined area...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-18-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,111
Posted By rbarr110
+1 for epoxy on bar tops. I was going to use...

+1 for epoxy on bar tops.

I was going to use the envirotex lite but found a comparable product locally that they mis-quoted me a price that was cheaper than the envirotex. They realized they...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-11-2009, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,682
Posted By rbarr110
Are your SSR's switched by DC or AC? ...

Are your SSR's switched by DC or AC?

Brewtroller outputs 12VDC to switch the SSR, your PID may be using AC and your SSR's are possibly AC, and perhaps thats why they work with the Auber.
Forum: DIY Projects 08-04-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 14,484
Posted By rbarr110
OK here is an update - I couldnt find any...

OK here is an update -

I couldnt find any sandpaper above 600 grit so thats what i started with to test. I sanded down the area....which made me feel sick because the nice clear epoxy finish had...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-03-2009, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 14,484
Posted By rbarr110
Epoxy bartop buffing/scratch remover?

I am in the process of building a bar in my basement during my spare time. I recently coated my bartop with a 2-part epoxy resin, and am very pleased with the results. However, I did have one...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-24-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,074
Posted By rbarr110
I have that fan, it is ridiculously loud. It may...

I have that fan, it is ridiculously loud. It may be okay if it tucked away in an insulated area, but out in the open air..... I hate it.
Forum: DIY Projects 06-25-2009, 04:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,210
Posted By rbarr110
I have been wanting one of these for a while......

I have been wanting one of these for a while... they could do awesome custom tap handles. Pricepoint is a bit high...

CarveWright (http://www.carvewright.com/)
Forum: DIY Projects 05-28-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,190
Posted By rbarr110
I did something similiar to what you are...

I did something similiar to what you are planning. I thing I used 2.5" pvc with pipe insulation arounf my four lines. Getting the lines and insulation to bend in the 90 degree elbow was tight but...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-13-2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 911
Posted By rbarr110
I hope its not used..... yuck. I say try to...

I hope its not used..... yuck.

I say try to use as a filter.
Forum: DIY Projects 05-13-2009, 05:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,162
Posted By rbarr110
And Here are some shots with the tile on. Trim...

And Here are some shots with the tile on. Trim is on but not stained. Taps are lifted way up out of the way.

Am planning on topping the tiles with the clear bar top epoxy, Envirotex Lite.
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Forum: DIY Projects 05-13-2009, 05:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,162
Posted By rbarr110
Ok after being lazy, drinking more beer than...

Ok after being lazy, drinking more beer than brewing, and saving up a little extra cash....

Here is a long overdue update.

Upper bar top put on, hardiebacker installed, and rough layout of...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-12-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,248
Posted By rbarr110
Yeah, they do I have been debating on one for a...

Yeah, they do I have been debating on one for a long time now (2 years)

Tank Depot Search (http://www.tank-depot.com/productsearch.aspx?search=infd)

This is the one I have been eyeing, 15...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-08-2009, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,747
Posted By rbarr110
Adding a drain to stainless drip tray?

After about 3 months of not working on my bar, I finally picked out my counter surface material and have started working on it again.

I have this drip tray, and decided I want to add adrain line...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-07-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,210
Posted By rbarr110
11 Gauge is approximately 0.12" thick, 3/16" is...

11 Gauge is approximately 0.12" thick, 3/16" is 0.1875". Very minimal difference, and as far as steel strenth for the weight you will put on it, 11 gauge is plenty if in tube form. (I'm a structural...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-20-2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,762
Posted By rbarr110
When I drilled my keggles, I tried using a step...

When I drilled my keggles, I tried using a step bit from Harbor Freight. I destroyed the step bit cuttin one hole.... I needed to do 6. I ended up getting a hole saw for metal, not a real cheap one...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-12-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,509
Posted By rbarr110
A 1/8" thick walled 2" square tubing has just...

A 1/8" thick walled 2" square tubing has just under 1 square inch of steel area in its cross section. With short lengths of typical brew stand size, the tube is MORE than adequate to hold the weight...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-10-2009, 11:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,016
Posted By rbarr110
SO I have read the thread over a bit, and looked...

SO I have read the thread over a bit, and looked at the seperate group postings but am still a bit confused....

I understand you are building a way to help automate a brew system, but it is the...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-01-2009, 05:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,162
Posted By rbarr110
Most of the pics are here, but just in case you...

Most of the pics are here, but just in case you cant see them or want to see abit more....

Bar pictures by rbarr110 - Photobucket (http://s29.photobucket.com/albums/c271/rbarr110/Bar/)
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