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Old 12-10-2012, 01:29 AM   #1
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Thanks to all for the ideas and how-tos on the sight. Converting my system to a two tap system is something I have wanted to do for a while. The swmbo wanted to experiment with some liquid acrylic and she put together some ideas and I got to buy a saw.

The old tower


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Some rough eyeballing


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Decided to make the box smaller to allow more surface area on the top.

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This is were swmbo and her ideas kicked in!! The railings and moulding create a border for the acrylic!


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Laying on some stain and pasteing down labels of some our favorite brews plus ones that just look cool. We were also laying the acrylic thick so we can throw in some caps as well.

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Poured acrylic and waiting to dry.


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Now time for some plumbing to attempt to keep the lines cool to prevent foaming. The pipes run trough to about the bottom of the kegerator.


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Still need to stain the lid but may change it still not sure though.


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Love not having to open the door to get to the second keg! My girls ideas really made this thing awesome and really excited about how it turned out!!
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Old 12-10-2012, 01:32 AM   #2
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Apologies about the pics being all different angles. Took them with my iPhone and they were all right size up when I viewed them on my tablet. Also for those random pics at the end. First time posting pictures I clearly need some practice lol.

 
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Old 12-10-2012, 04:19 AM   #3
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I really like the way the acrylic turned out. Might have to steal that idea for my on-going keezer build. Good work!
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Old 12-10-2012, 12:47 PM   #4
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Thanks man. Again wish I I could take credit for it but it was my girls. The stuff is super easy to use just make sure your in a well ventilated area. Of course it probably didn't help we were so excited we hovered right on top of it watching it dry.

 
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Old 12-10-2012, 02:52 PM   #5
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I like the top, the mix of caps and labels breaks it up nice.

I'm a big fan of using the copper pipe in the tower for cooling but it looks like it may be tough to change out the lines with the angle of the copper. Hopefully you didn't solder those connections.

The only thing I would suggest is to add more insulation in the tower. Instead of using more expanding foam you could use styrofoam packing beads, the stuff they use for bean bag fill.

 
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Old 12-11-2012, 04:02 AM   #6
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Didn't solder them. Just slightly ovaled out the pipes so they fit tight. Gonna finish up insulation after I change out a line. Have you used the packing peanuts before?

 
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Old 12-11-2012, 05:09 AM   #7
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What is the actual product that you used for the top? Order or online or from big box store?
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Old 12-11-2012, 05:36 AM   #8
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Its called envirotex lites pour on. We got it at Micheals which is a crafts store.

 
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Old 12-11-2012, 05:11 PM   #9
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Yes I use the styro peanuts now in my coffin. I was going to buy the small ones (bean bag fill) at Walmart but got a package in the mail with large ones and decided to use them.

I would imagine that the smaller fill would work better due to less air space. If you have to change your line or work on the tower just vacuum them out and add more when done.

 
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Old 03-03-2013, 11:41 PM   #10
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Just found this thread. I know it's old but great job, I love the kegerator!

 
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