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Old 03-26-2012, 05:54 PM   #1
gregL86
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Finally starting my keezer build after a VERY long time looking through endless posts and pictures.

My goal is to build a keezer that holds 3 cornys with some room for additional 22oz bottles, etc (in other words allow some more room for food in our kitchen fridge!).

Also to make it look like furniture, and not just like a chest freezer, while not damaging the freezer and voiding the warranty.

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Home Depot dropped off the freezer on Saturday morning!

 
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Old 03-26-2012, 05:55 PM   #2
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What's the model # on this sucker? You think you can get 4 cornies in the deep-well area there?

 
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Old 03-26-2012, 06:12 PM   #3
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FCM7SUWW.

The freezer is too narrow to fit 2 deep, so you need to stagger them. I'm sure I could squeeze a 4th, but it would be super tight.

My plan is have 3 and the co2 tank on the floor, then put bottles on the hump.

Of course you also could put a 2.5 gallon on the hump, or a high collar and get a 5 g there. I'm not going to put a high collar because I'm putting an irish coffin on the top.

 
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Old 03-26-2012, 08:05 PM   #4
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4 ball locks will fit on the floor plus a 5lb co2 bottle. The freezer comes with a removable basket that works awesome for bottles.

 
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Old 03-26-2012, 08:56 PM   #5
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Yeah like Buckeye said four can be done. But the fourth is a very tight squeeze. I always feel like I am going to break something putting the fourth in. I have found not all my cornies, or maybe the rubber bottoms, are round. Try spinning them around if the fourth is hard to get in.

 
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Old 03-26-2012, 10:51 PM   #6
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i have this one and built a 5 tap with 1 sitting on the hump

 
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Old 03-27-2012, 03:40 AM   #7
gregL86
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I removed the lid as I will be building my own. Started framing out the keezer body in order to allow some ventilation in between the freezer and the plywood outside. Made a small collar in order to sandwich the freezer between it and it's base.

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Attached the plywood sides and front, and started adding 4" trim pieces to dress up the piece.

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Old 03-27-2012, 03:47 AM   #8
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nice!!! subbed. I would love to see how this turns out.

 
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Old 04-02-2012, 01:43 PM   #9
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Got some more work done this weekend. Finished trimming out the body and built the lid.

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There's a lip on the edge of the lid, as I'm going to place bottle caps and pour an epoxy over them to finish my kegerator top.

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I taped off an area on my floor 1/3 of the size of the top in order to get a rough idea how many caps I'll need for the top. It's looking like I need to pickup the pace drinking!

 
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Old 04-02-2012, 01:50 PM   #10
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Excited to see how this turns out. Great work so far! Subscribed

 
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