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Old 06-03-2012, 10:21 PM   #1
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Default Keezer project 12 kegs woot

Hi all just picked up my cheep deep freeze now to start planing. Just measured and will fit 12 Cornys + a c02 tank no worries at all.
After any ideas
please note it will all ways be on a covered deck
And it's very old and the hinges dont look very easy to put on a collar but no issues height wize

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Old 06-10-2012, 06:45 AM   #2
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just a skech up ive done


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Old 06-10-2012, 11:11 AM   #3
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Will you actually have THAT many taps on? I would consider 4 my max. Anything else would get a picnic tap for easy use. You could cut a hole in the lid and make a small access door. And have a way to hit one section of the cooler w/o lifting the whole lid. That way you can get to the few specials you have on picnic tap, turn off the valve to the CO2, adjust the regulator, or reach for any bottles you keep in there. My mind is just ROLLIN with things to do with that.
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Awe man... Now I'm picturing some kind of Hydraulic/Pneumatic 4 piston setup to raise the lid straight up with 2 larger legs up front. That way you push a button and the lid lifts off and the front raises more so you can pull kegs out.

although the simple answer would probably be to put stronger hinges in the back and utilize old SUV door pistons. You know the things that hold up the back door of an SUV when you lift them up. Kind of like the opposite of a Screen door closer.
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Will you actually have THAT many taps on? I would consider 4 my max. Anything else would get a picnic tap for easy use. You could cut a hole in the lid and make a small access door. And have a way to hit one section of the cooler w/o lifting the whole lid. That way you can get to the few specials you have on picnic tap, turn off the valve to the CO2, adjust the regulator, or reach for any bottles you keep in there. My mind is just ROLLIN with things to do with that.
I'm going to have a minimum of 7 taps and I don't wana be going in and out all the time. + we entetain alot and thinking 4 beers a cider a wine and a cola

Not sure about the opening yet guess we will see how heavy it is
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Just a quick frame I made up to add move ability and height. I was aming for 42" but is stands at 45" but it cost me nuffthing
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Just a quick update after a crap day (car accident ) started building the coffin

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coffin sitting on the top with keezer painted black



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Hi

If you put the tower far enough back on the lid and don't go to crazy with tile on the top, the lid will balance in the open position.

With a freezer that deep, there's no need at all for a collar. It just makes life more difficult. I'd run CO2 outside the freezer and run the line(s) in through the back of the tower. Makes the regulator last longer and it's easier to check the pressure gauges.

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If you put the tower far enough back on the lid and don't go to crazy with tile on the top, the lid will balance in the open position.

With a freezer that deep, there's no need at all for a collar. It just makes life more difficult. I'd run CO2 outside the freezer and run the line(s) in through the back of the tower. Makes the regulator last longer and it's easier to check the pressure gauges.

Bob
Yea it will be going prety much at the back and still to work out the tiles
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Finished the wood work and staining



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A shot of the rear access recess will be sealed and a screw on cover


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