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Old 03-12-2012, 06:17 AM   #1
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Is a 1X thick enough for the collar? The freezer I am using has an odd lip around the top that will prevent me from using a 2X.... I can maybe sandwich two boards together ( raising the inside one up a bit) if a 1X is too thin.
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Old 03-12-2012, 11:13 AM   #2
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I used 1x on mine so I could add some insulation. No issues at all.

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Old 03-12-2012, 11:20 AM   #3
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Yup my freezer can't use more than 1" and it is fine. Just be careful opening and closing it as it is awful thin and slinging it open/closed would be a bad thing.

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Old 03-12-2012, 11:32 AM   #4
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Remember that a 2x6 is really only 1.5" thick your 1x6 will be slightly less than 3/4" thick which is pretty thin if you are not careful when opening the lid, or letting it spring up.

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