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Old 05-30-2010, 11:10 PM   #1
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Default glass front cooler= kegerator?

I have a glass front bar cooler... I am THINKING about converting it to a kegerator but wonder if drilling the glass is possible or feasible(sp) Has anyone ever made one like this?


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The glass in the door of that freezer is going to be tempered( like a car door window) drilling it is not an option, although someone with a plastics shop near by could remove the tempered glass and replace it with an equally thick piece of Lexan.


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Yeah, through the glass is a no-go. Can you mount a tower?
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Yeah, through the glass is a no-go. Can you mount a tower?
would be over my head... maybe taps out the side?
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What you have is a merchandiser not a glass front bar cooler. The sides should be ok, the back definately NOT. What is the Model and serial. If I remember I can call the factory when I get to work Tuesday and see about the sides.
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What you have is a merchandiser not a glass front bar cooler. The sides should be ok, the back definately NOT. What is the Model and serial. If I remember I can call the factory when I get to work Tuesday and see about the sides.
cooling compressor is on the back bottom and the 'grill" is on the outside back. Has a fan and the cold air comes forced in from the top. I am p[ositive the sides are good. BUT I think I am just gonna try to find a deep freeze and build a keezer.
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Sounds like a great fermentation chamber.
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Sounds like a great fermentation chamber.
full of bottled beer and a cold crashing carboy right now.
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If it is tempered glass cutters wont guarntee against breakage but I have had many holes cut in tempered aquariums without them breaking. I have also lost a few. how about having 6 inches cut out across the width and installing a piece of finished oak. then you can drill all you want and sealing to the glass would be as simple as a bit of silicone. 2 cents


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