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Old 05-22-2012, 05:05 AM   #21
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Inside seams sealed with calk.
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Adding in foam board. Mostly three layers of 3/4" R 4.0 all around.
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Weather stripping foam on the back of the doors to make the seal.
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Old 05-22-2012, 05:14 AM   #22
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Very nicely done!


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Old 05-22-2012, 07:15 AM   #23
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This is a really great build. Very nice work!
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Old 05-22-2012, 04:15 PM   #24
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How many cornies will this hold?
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Old 05-22-2012, 07:56 PM   #25
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How many cornies will this hold?
I'm not entirely sure, but I'll check and update this post. For now here is a picture to give an idea of scale with a 5# CO2 cylinder and two ball lock cornies.
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Old 05-22-2012, 08:01 PM   #26
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If I were to hazard a guess from that picture, at first blush, looks like 7-8 cornies plus a 5 pound tank would fit.
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:11 AM   #27
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A long overdue update.
1&2)Back access on the tap box.
3-5) Framing in around the compressor.
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:29 AM   #28
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1&2) More compressor framing.
3) Noticed the foam for the horizontal support.
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:47 AM   #29
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1&2) Test fitting the the compressor framing. The heat exchange coil is tied for the test fit.
3) A messy job with "great stuff" sealing the gaps. I used the window and door kind, as it says flexible and wouldn't push the panels off square.
4) The heat exchange coil is now tacked on with chicken coop nails.
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Old 03-28-2013, 04:09 AM   #30
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I did a preliminary test for one hour using a digital thermometer placed on the compressor box. Although some small gaps were not sealed yet, I was able to drop the internal temperature from 64°F to 41°F. That is 23°F over one hour or a drop of 0.38°F/min.!


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