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Old 06-07-2012, 02:46 PM   #1
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Hello all,

I have been researching the forum for the best ideas for attaching drip trays to the front of the freezer. Mine arrived yesterday and I'm open to all ideas. My initial thought is to use rare earth magnets to prevent direct adherence to the freezer but I've read that even with these the tray tends to slide down the freezer.

So what is your approach?

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Old 06-07-2012, 02:52 PM   #2
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I assume since you are mounting it to the front that you have a collar on your keezer. Could you mount the drip tray to a plate of some sort and mount the plate to the collar?

Pics of the set up might help.


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Here is the set-up thus far. I have a 19" flat drip tray without a plate to adhere to the freezer. I'm using the same drip tray that many have used on the forum. I ordered it from barproducts.com.
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Magnets will work just need a lot of them for stability
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I used 3m velcro used for hanging pictures. I got 5 pieces on the tray and 5 on the fridge. It's been on there for years and has never come off unless I take it off.
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I'm using three L brackets held to the fridge door with one longish rare earth magnet each. The drip tray rests on top of that held to the other part of the L bracket with three round rare earth magnets. Works really well to hold it in place. Also easily supports a full pint glass of homebrew.
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All this makes me very glad my set up has enough room to allow for the coffin box rather than the collar. It's zero issue to mount the drip tray up there
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I have a kegerator not a keezer, but mounting doesn't change much. I use L brackets that are epoxied to the front of the door. Been holding up great for a long time now and never had any fear of the epoxy falling off. It'll easily hold a full pitcher as well.
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I'm using three L brackets held to the fridge door with one longish rare earth magnet each. The drip tray rests on top of that held to the other part of the L bracket with three round rare earth magnets. Works really well to hold it in place. Also easily supports a full pint glass of homebrew.
Me too, but I used velcro to attach the tray to the L brackets.
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I used L brackets and magnets like alot here. The thing I found is that it wouldn't fall off, but it would still slide pretty easily since magnets will easily slide around as long as they don't lose their attraction. I got around that by covering the magnets in Plast-Dip to increase the friction. Been on there like that for a few years with no problems.


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