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Old 01-08-2011, 05:30 AM   #121
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Oh, for anyone following this and making their own, i popped out the little plug in the back of the lid, drilled a hole in the plastic towards the back center of the lid, and that made a nice hole to feed the temp probe through. I didn't really bother insulating the hole that I knocked out of the ceiling, as I don't see a lot of cold air rising up and out of it, but it does save the drill and spray foam step.

For a finished outside look, I drilled out the tiny center hole a little bit, and made a small 1mm wide cut to the center so I could slide the wire into it.

Going to pull the trigger on the fan, thanks again.


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Old 01-08-2011, 10:08 PM   #122
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I was wondering if you ended up pulling that plug and digging around in there. I avoided the lid as I didn't want to have to mess with the insulation. Same for not carving out the hump.


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Old 01-16-2011, 11:57 PM   #123
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Tom, Radio Shack workers are not very helpful on component parts without an exact name or part number. I got that variable voltage dc adapter, and have decided that the 7.5 or 9 will work best for me, but I can't for the life of me google up the female half of that connection, where I would solder in the two lines from the fan, and then plug the dc adapter in to that. You happen to have any ideas of what I should be asking for?
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Old 01-17-2011, 01:16 AM   #124
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I just cut the end of and crimped the wires right to each other. If you want to keep the plug you can get the other end from Radio Shack and attach it to the fan leads. Just bring in the end you have and show them or root around in the components section.
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Old 01-17-2011, 02:50 AM   #125
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You are right... 4 on the floor if you really jam them and one on the hump. Not enough room to squeeze a second one up there. It is a lot tighter than I thought. Still works for me though... anything over 4 is bonus.

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How hard did you work to jam 4 kegs into your freezer? I've got the same model and it feels like I'm about 1/4" shy of them fitting like that. I can run 3 on the floor and one of the hump if I have to but I'd prefer to have all 4 on the floor so I'll have the hump free for carbing whatever beer is next.
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Old 01-17-2011, 04:18 AM   #126
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It is a tight fit for sure. The hard part about it is the hump can be bulging out from manufacture. Everything fit but I made it fit better with a mallet, lol. And yeah I still have to juggle them all and give the one I am putting in a twist and a good shove to get it down.
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Looks awesome! How much was the total cost for the build?
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This is a great looking keezer, thanks for taking the time to post this.

Quick question: Are the ~10 coats of poly the only thing you did to treat the wood? It almost looks like it was stained. Thanks!
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Old 01-20-2011, 04:43 PM   #129
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Oops I didn't mention the stain when I posted that step did I? lol

I fixed it for future readers, thanks for the heads up.

Yeah I put like four or five applications of Golden Pecan wood finish (Minwax) until it got to the color I wanted before slapping on a ton of poly.
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just wanted to post my not-so-great pic of my keezer. Finished it this weekend, took a lot of 'inspiration' from this thread.

So thanks!



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