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Old 03-02-2012, 02:50 AM   #41
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I'll have to wait until I get my elements before I put a hole in the keg. I got my heat sinks mounted along with my element receptacles and pump receptacles. I have pictures but am at work and will have to wait until I get home to post them. I think I have spent 8 to 10 hours measuring, drilling, cutting, reaming, punching and filing holes for this thing. The worst part is I spent all that time measuring it over and over to get it perfect but the drill bit would wander a little and throw everything off.

 
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Old 03-02-2012, 04:39 AM   #42
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Did you center punch the spot pre-drill?

 
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Old 03-02-2012, 11:48 AM   #43
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Did you center punch the spot pre-drill?
No, live and learn I guess

 
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Old 03-02-2012, 11:54 AM   #44
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Here are the pictures of the heat sinks and receptacles. I left the bottom pump receptacle out because of the way I put them the hot screw will be too low to attach a wire with it in place.
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Old 03-04-2012, 01:41 AM   #45
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Here are the pictures of the heat sinks and receptacles. I left the bottom pump receptacle out because of the way I put them the hot screw will be too low to attach a wire with it in place.
What size of screws did you use to mount your heat sink, having issues with this. I got a ton done today check out my thread. Hope all is well. Will try to finish up the last three holes for panel and paint tomorrow.
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Old 03-04-2012, 01:55 AM   #46
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I used the ones that came with it. I used the heat sinks from Auber it is actually 2 next to each other.

 
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Old 03-04-2012, 01:57 AM   #47
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I used the ones that came with it. I used the heat sinks from Auber it is actually 2 next to each other.
Ok thanks yeah I bought a larger one and need to get some betters screws to mount the SSRs thanks
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Old 03-04-2012, 04:15 PM   #48
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got my ssr's, contactors, circuit breakers and distribution block all mounted last night. I got some wire done as well.
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Old 03-04-2012, 07:58 PM   #49
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Looking good man. I will give you a call when I get back next week about the wire. thanks.
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Old 03-14-2012, 12:54 AM   #50
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I have almost all my wiring done. What size wire should I use from the switches for the elements to the coil on the contactors? I have 14 gauge going to the switches protected by a 1 amp fuse. I assume 14 gauge to the coil should be ok right?

 
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