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Old 03-24-2012, 03:00 PM   #1
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I was thinking about doing a small angled collar, just to pull picnic taps through.

I can't commit to tap real tap hardware and don't even need a collar, but I don't really want to open the freezer every time to pull a pint.

I am thinking:

Leave lid attached
Angle sides so that lid is "open" 3 inches at front.

Rectangular front to collar, angled sides.

Slots in front of collar to allow picnic taps to slide in.

Leave taps pushed in up to the actual taps.


Bad idea?

 
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Old 03-24-2012, 03:40 PM   #2
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I was thinking about doing a small angled collar, just to pull picnic taps through.

I can't commit to tap real tap hardware and don't even need a collar, but I don't really want to open the freezer every time to pull a pint.

I am thinking:

Leave lid attached
Angle sides so that lid is "open" 3 inches at front.

Rectangular front to collar, angled sides.

Slots in front of collar to allow picnic taps to slide in.

Leave taps pushed in up to the actual taps.


Bad idea?
Whoah Crazy idea. You must be AWESOME!!

I hope someone gives you an answer.

 
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Old 03-24-2012, 04:10 PM   #3
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If you do that, the section in back will not be insulated and cold air will leak out. Lift the lid 3" and see. I guess you could wedge some foam in from the inside.

 
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Old 03-24-2012, 05:44 PM   #4
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It's going to be very difficult to get the lid to seal well this way, and will require some skilled carpentry and additional weatherstripping in the back. It would be much easier to build a short collar that goes all the way around.
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......lol.

Right.

So a regular collar for picnic taps is ok?

 
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Old 03-24-2012, 08:52 PM   #6
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......lol.

Right.

So a regular collar for picnic taps is ok?
Yep. It's probably a good idea to size the holes so that the beer line is a tight fit or use some sort of grommet to get it as air tight as possible.
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