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Old 03-28-2012, 04:47 AM   #11
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looks sweet, but can you post an image of what it looked like before you started.

 
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Old 03-28-2012, 11:43 AM   #12
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Go figure, I didn't take one!!! I picked it up from my buddy's house and had to take the doors off to get it out of the basement. I also left all of the shelves and drawers at his house. Since the first thing I would do would be to take the doors off... well you get the picture (no pun intended) Trust me when I tell you it was just a tall white rectangle with an ice/water dispenser on the outside with shelves and drawers inside. It was actually in very good shape. Sorry...


 
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Old 03-28-2012, 01:39 PM   #13
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Nice job! I've been doing work on the outside of my side by side, purchased the ebay controller but have yet to find the time and/or nerve to start with cutting up the inside. I am planning to do a kegerator/fermentation chamber as well.

 
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Old 03-28-2012, 03:22 PM   #14
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Wow, that is fantastic! Professional work.

 
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Old 03-28-2012, 10:14 PM   #15
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Thanks. Time is the big part. The wife sometimes complains about the time I spend in the garage! If you have everything you need, start cutting!

 
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Old 03-28-2012, 10:58 PM   #16
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Back to the freezer door today. In goes the Love TSS2 Controller. Next I attached the wood to the front by going thru the back, then added the insulation.
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Old 03-28-2012, 11:03 PM   #17
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The sheet metal goes on next. I took the plastic out to make more room on the inside. I used the old plastic for a pattern and screw holes. Thats one side done! One more to go...
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Old 03-31-2012, 12:31 PM   #18
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Worked on the internal wiring today. This is the nice Wal-Mart 200 watt heater that works nicely and has a fan of its own. After looking at my wiring options I decided that I had the most room behind the false wall of the freezer side so I ran all of the wires there to splice together. I know it looks like a rats nest but when working with stranded wire it's tough. The original control housing went back in nicely and looks like you could adjust the temperature settings from there...
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Old 03-31-2012, 12:44 PM   #19
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It's ALIVE!! I was suprised how nice and clean the outside looks. The red displays look nice against the white. I left it running last night for a test run and everything seems to be going off without a hitch. I still have to add several clamps to the wiring harness going to the door and and mount the temperature probes on the doors. Then I move on to the shelving. The part that sucks is I have to take both doors back off to get it back into my buddy's basement. The freezer door is easy, as I used the old wiring going to the door, so I just hace to disconnect the connector, but the refridge side I have to take everything apart to take the door off. Maybe my next build I'll use some kind of connector to make things easier.
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Old 03-31-2012, 05:53 PM   #20
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Have you test fitted the freezer side to see how many kegs you fit?

 
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