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Old 08-24-2012, 12:34 AM   #41
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Amazon has the STC-1000 for about the same price as ebay.

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_no...2Ck%3Astc-1000
I don't know how I missed your comment earlier, but thanks. I had checked Amazon and thought all they had were the 220V models. I just checked again and found a 110V model. Oh well, I'll pick one up some time for another project.


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Old 08-24-2012, 12:38 AM   #42
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Dude! Spray cans can and do work if you make a couple of adjustments. (I am new to brewing but been restoring old card for years!) If your surface ain't slick, the paint wont be no matter what you do to it. Take the time to get all the dents out (or fill them in). Use a good epoxy primer if you can. Most importantly (and this may salvage your current project) you have to put several coats on, color sand with a really super-fine grit (800 or more) then recoat and use an even finer sandpaper or even use a buffer and a extra fine compound. The trick is to build up enough coats to be able to sand without penetrating the finish down to the surface. A nice clearcoat also helps. The problem with spray cans is that the spray is somewhat inconsistent, so you have to build it up enough to level it out. Ya want 1st class, ya gotta spend the time! Most freezers have a rough, veined finish. That's why I went with the vinyl wrap over stock white. I had a UV laminate added to it for about an extra $50 to protect against the sun and weather (my kegger is on the covered deck next to the pool) and it works like a dream. Good luck and, more importantly, HAVE FUN!
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Haha i just put the primer down waiting to dry before hitting with chalkboard. I was trying to tape off the edges and seams make it look nice but the satisfaction said eff it i like it all black haha so i just primed the whole thing
You definitely need to post some update pics.
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Ya just HAD to do it, didn't ya! Now I'm already thinking about changin my 2 into a bar-like array with about a dozen or s omhome brews.....my wife's gonna hate you.......LOL
Do it!
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Update: ordered my kegging gear getting a couple cornies for free and am now cutting all my holes and getting my insulation ready.
Free cornies are the best.
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Ya just HAD to do it, didn't ya! Now I'm already thinking about changin my 2 into a bar-like array with about a dozen or s omhome brews.....my wife's gonna hate you.......LOL
Do it come to the DARK SIDE......WE HAVE MORE BEER!
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I will post some pics up tomorrow. Primers drying and i.have to cut a hole for the temp control box. Just got my sump fan in today and gonna mount that up as well.
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New Pics!

I did a bunch of work today on my keezer project, including painting the main chest. I also put some paint on the collar. I was thinking that I wouldn't need to have the collar on for the party next weekend, but last night I realized I was going to need it on so that I could mount my secondary regulators.

I'm waiting on the UPS truck for my new primary regulator, disconnects and thermostat. I also still need to do a bit more painting on the collar. At some point today I need to clean two kegs, transfer one of my beers in the fermenter into secondary to dry hop and transfer the other in to a keg. Hopefully I will be able to move the keezer in to the kitchen tomorrow and get everything put together and cooling.

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few update pics hit the keezer with two coats of chalkboard paint drying the second right now.

Pic of my free keg and the blower ill be using to move air.
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