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Old 04-23-2012, 01:13 PM   #61
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EasyE, what size casters did you go with? If a caster is rated at 125 lb load, does using four mean the total load is 500 lbs?


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Old 04-25-2012, 01:03 AM   #62
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EasyE, what size casters did you go with? If a caster is rated at 125 lb load, does using four mean the total load is 500 lbs?
I went with the 6 inch heavy duty casters, rated at 600 lbs. They do the trick very well.

http://www.harborfreight.com/6-inch-...ter-41565.html



 
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Old 12-05-2012, 04:33 AM   #63
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Where did you get the black aluminum? I live in the same general area and have been looking for that color but have been unsuccessful. What company did you purchase it from? I have found siding in different colors but nothing shorter than a 50ft roll, which is way to much. Thanks.

 
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Old 12-05-2012, 01:57 PM   #64
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I couldn't find the black aluminum either, but I found some "L" shaped vinyl in the Lowe's vinyl siding area - It's like an accessory for something, not the actual siding - that and a can of 'plastic' paint (black) and a sharp knife... but I covered mine in oak, so the top isn't smooth and black like EasyE's

(old photo, just after completion, May 2011. Those corneys are full now!)


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Old 12-09-2012, 10:43 PM   #65
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Where did you get the black aluminum? I live in the same general area and have been looking for that color but have been unsuccessful. What company did you purchase it from? I have found siding in different colors but nothing shorter than a 50ft roll, which is way to much. Thanks.
The black aluminum was from Bridgewater Lumber. Saline, MI. Post pics of your keezer here when you finish. All the best as you near completion.

 
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Old 12-10-2012, 04:26 AM   #66
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I couldn't find the black aluminum either, but I found some "L" shaped vinyl in the Lowe's vinyl siding area - It's like an accessory for something, not the actual siding - that and a can of 'plastic' paint (black) and a sharp knife... but I covered mine in oak, so the top isn't smooth and black like EasyE's

(old photo, just after completion, May 2011. Those corneys are full now!)

What's in that jug?

Also, how do you like the black & tan turtle? I was debating one of those vs. a standard Guinness spoon.

 
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Old 12-13-2012, 08:37 AM   #67
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I couldn't find the black aluminum either, but I found some "L" shaped vinyl in the Lowe's vinyl siding area - It's like an accessory for something, not the actual siding - that and a can of 'plastic' paint (black) and a sharp knife... but I covered mine in oak, so the top isn't smooth and black like EasyE's

(old photo, just after completion, May 2011. Those corneys are full now!)

That looks really nice. Could you show how you have the shanks coming through the vinyl? Did you do a gasket there or anything?

 
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Old 12-13-2012, 04:27 PM   #68
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Awesome build! Thanks for sharing. Need to keep this in mind for the future.

 
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Old 12-13-2012, 04:59 PM   #69
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Nice builds!

yes, what is in that jug?

 
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Old 12-17-2012, 12:29 AM   #70
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I couldn't find the black aluminum either, but I found some "L" shaped vinyl in the Lowe's vinyl siding area - It's like an accessory for something, not the actual siding - that and a can of 'plastic' paint (black) and a sharp knife... but I covered mine in oak, so the top isn't smooth and black like EasyE's

(old photo, just after completion, May 2011. Those corneys are full now!)

That black vinyl looks tight! Nice wood grain too.



 
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