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Old 10-28-2011, 03:31 PM   #1
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Well here is my keezer project. I am waiting for my faucets to arrive. They were originally supposed to arrive tomorrow, but the Fedex tracking now says today.

Here is the freezer...
My plan is to replace the top with a new and improved top, equipped with four faucets.


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Old 10-28-2011, 03:35 PM   #2
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Here is the new top.
Made with 5/8" particle board. This shape allows me to store a corny on the compression hump inside the freezer..


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Old 10-28-2011, 03:37 PM   #3
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Now I've added some black laminate and some insulation...
Up next: Faucets...waiting on Fedex
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Old 10-28-2011, 08:40 PM   #4
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Here it is with the faucets. Now I can fit a corny on the hump, increasing the capacity from 3 to 4.
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Old 10-28-2011, 08:50 PM   #5
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i dig!
can we get some close ups to how the top is attached?
nicely done!

 
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Old 10-28-2011, 09:29 PM   #6
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Nice work....looks great!

 
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Old 10-28-2011, 09:45 PM   #7
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Here are some photos of how the top is attached. Using stainless steel 1/4-20 bolts, I simply used the existing hinge that was attached to the previous lid. The chain is there to keep the new lid from 'over-opening'I made a hole next to the hinge for the temperature controller's thermometer, then filled it with plumbers putty. That way the lid seal remains in tact.
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Old 10-28-2011, 11:55 PM   #8
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nice looking unit.

 
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Old 12-17-2011, 03:20 AM   #9
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man i really like this!!
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Old 12-17-2011, 03:34 PM   #10
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Just a quick FYI.
The 'Great Stuff' is a good insulator and it fills in the area quite well. However, it has been off-gassing a chemical odor. It has been dissipating a little, but its still there. Next time I'd try to find a lower odor spray foam.



 
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