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Old 05-21-2008, 02:03 PM   #111
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Nice, Jester!


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Old 05-21-2008, 04:21 PM   #112
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Outstanding Jester!

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Old 05-27-2008, 05:39 PM   #113
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Ok, so a question came up in another thread about attaching the top.

From the construction photos, you can see that I used 5/8 ply as the foundation of the top. I drilled two holes through the plywood and down through the lid into the interior of the freezer. I then put in two captive t-nuts in the plywood holes (down from the top). Two long screws can be inserted from the bottom of the lid, up through the plywood, and into the t-nuts embedded in the plywood.

A4J, let me know if that doesn't answer it for ya!
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Old 05-27-2008, 06:23 PM   #114
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Thanks Jester. It answered my question.

I'm trying to draw up my plans in SketchUp and I'm sure I'll have more questions as time goes by.

Again, great work!
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Old 05-28-2008, 11:25 PM   #115
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You know, you should use this thread to advertise for a paying membership for non paying members.......or not
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Old 05-30-2008, 02:13 PM   #116
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Frickin' stellar Jester.

Now I have new plans for my bar room. Just gotta get my freezer back from my brother.

Well done, sir. Well done.

 
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Old 06-05-2008, 07:47 AM   #117
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Hey everybody! I'm a long time reader, first time poster.

Everything looks fantastic, Jester! My question for you, though, is how are you running your lines from the kegs to the taps? Did you drill a hole through the lid of the freezer? I've read over this thread a few times now and that's the last thing that I just can't seem to wrap my head around.

As an aside, I've been reading this forum for a few months and just started my second-ever batch of brew earlier today! This site is a great source of info. of anything and everything brew related and once I can scrounge up a few extra bucks I'll try to become a paying member! (Still a poor college student at the moment...)

Again, thanks for sharing your build!

 
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Old 06-05-2008, 11:20 AM   #118
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Hey everybody! I'm a long time reader, first time poster.

Everything looks fantastic, Jester! My question for you, though, is how are you running your lines from the kegs to the taps? Did you drill a hole through the lid of the freezer? I've read over this thread a few times now and that's the last thing that I just can't seem to wrap my head around.
Hey, welcome to HBT! (officially, now that you have posted and all )

I will get some additional photos today, but yes there are two square holes in the lid at either end of the insulated 'loop' - one for beer lines going to the taps, and one to force cool air through the loop.

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Old 06-05-2008, 05:11 PM   #119
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Yours turned out way better than mine did. Of course mine is more of the penny savers version lol. No stone or lights for me. I went with a cheap false granite laminate too keep the weight down. I wish I had more tools than a few screw drivers and a chop saw too! No joke I had to measure a few cuts with string hahah.

I am curious though, what specifically did you insulate the tap box with? fiberglass, green friendly blow-in insulation, styrofoam.....? I noticed you had some duct work in there when I was looking at your 3D model, but i didn't see what you are using to pump air up and into the box. (the tap box, not the fan to pull air along the sides of the kreezer)

Again great job on the kreezer! Looks amazingly delicious
I think I'll have to post pics of mine on the "show us your kegerator" thread
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Old 06-05-2008, 06:14 PM   #120
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I hate to even ask...
What was your total price on all of the CO2 fittings and taps?
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