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Old 04-29-2009, 04:30 PM   #1
Apr 2007
western/central new york
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I just got my fridge out of storage and I'm starting to work on setting it up as a kegerator and I need to remove the old plastic from the inside of the door and I'm just wondering what everyone else has used to replace this. I'm thinking that lowes will carry some kind of hard plastic sheeting like a shower wall replacement or some thing. does anyone have a link to a kegerator build using an old freezer on top fridge?
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Old 04-29-2009, 04:37 PM   #2
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Nov 2007
Central Arkansas
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I use dry erase board from lowes.
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Old 04-29-2009, 05:09 PM   #3
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Rhode Island
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Silicone sealed a 14"x14" piece of 1/8" plexy around my 4 shanks and left the rest of the door exposed. Haven't had any issues.

If you haven't thought about it, heard it's a good idea to leave a strip of the original plastic intact under the door's rubber edge seal. Ensures proper suction when closed.

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Old 04-29-2009, 06:35 PM   #4
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Lakeland TN
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I just cut the shelves off the door, and used a scrap piece of plexiglass to hold it together. I laid the door on a flat surface to make sure it lined up right.

This is a CL junker fridge, but it works fine so far.

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Old 04-29-2009, 06:40 PM   #5
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I just lined it with another piece of styrofoam.
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Old 04-29-2009, 06:53 PM   #6
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I lined mine with guilt, internal sorrow, and duck feet.

that or white board material. I forget.

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Old 04-30-2009, 12:42 AM   #7
Feb 2009
Topeka, KS
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I went to my local HVAC supply store and got a piece of galvanized sheet metal. They had a piece of scrap about the size I needed and gave it to me for nothing.

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Old 04-30-2009, 12:54 AM   #8
Dec 2007
El Paso, Texas
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I used 1/8" ABS panel, looks original.


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Old 04-30-2009, 01:04 AM   #9
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Decatur, IL
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I went cheap and used a piece of 1/2 foam board to line the inside of my door sealed on the edges with tape.

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Old 04-30-2009, 03:34 PM   #10
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Tulsa, OK
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+1 for dry erase board.

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