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Old 11-07-2010, 04:22 AM   #1
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scored this baby on craigslist for 50. still runs great and very few dents and dings. finally able to build a vintage kegerator.



Marked out my holes for the taps. Two for now but wanted space for a third.



Holes drilled and taps slid into place to see how she is gonna look.



Soap and water then sanded it down with 320 grit sandpaper, then hit it with a grey scotch brite pad, and cleaned it up with some rubbing alcohol. Then two light coats of primer, followed by a medium/heavy coat.



I painted the strip across the middle where the taps and the handle are gloss black. The rest is going to be a blood red/bergundy high quality automotive paint that my grandpa bought to paint a jeep that we no longer have. So I figured it should still go to a good cause. Pics hopefully to follow tomorrow when the paint is dry.
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Old 11-07-2010, 04:33 AM   #2
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Wow, really looking forward to this.

 
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Old 11-07-2010, 02:19 PM   #3
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That thing is frigging sweet! what a score for $50!
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Old 11-07-2010, 03:14 PM   #4
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Wow...great find! I'm looking forward to seeing this completed.
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Old 11-07-2010, 03:17 PM   #5
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Hurry hurry hurry, we want to see the finished paintjob. Cool!
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Old 11-07-2010, 04:22 PM   #6
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Old 11-08-2010, 05:08 AM   #7
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Wow, nice find! Can't wait to see the finished product

 
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Old 11-08-2010, 05:31 AM   #8
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I am very much looking forward to seeing this finished!
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Old 11-08-2010, 01:42 PM   #9
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those old vintage refrigerators sell for a ton of money:

http://antiquevintageappliances.com/...nfinished.html

 
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Old 11-08-2010, 01:50 PM   #10
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Thought of doing the same with my 40's era Westinghouse, but since my Dad is a little touchy when it comes to 'vintage items', I have decided to clean it up and make it the bottle fridge downstairs by the movie room...
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