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Old 01-11-2013, 11:13 PM   #1
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There was absolutely no way I was spending an additional $60+ for a drip tray, so DIY mode continued (finishing a custom tap handle too).

Took a trip to my local big box hardware store (the blue one, not the orange one) and picked up the following:

4" Green Round Grate - $2.08
4" White PVC S&D Cap - $2.43

Gave it a spritz with some "stainless steel" paint and clear coat I had left over and...

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Old 01-11-2013, 11:24 PM   #2
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VERY cool! I've got four taps, but these would line up nicely. Maybe use different colors depending on the beer on tap.
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Old 01-14-2013, 04:34 AM   #3
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Looks way better than what I had.
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Old 01-14-2013, 03:36 PM   #4
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Old 01-14-2013, 06:50 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by RTL View Post
Looks way better than what I had.
Talk about budget build! Bet you got the freezer for free
I also have taps out the door and thought this thread would help me, darn
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Old 01-14-2013, 07:23 PM   #6
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Genius! This will fit perfectly with my 2 tap pvc tower.

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Old 01-14-2013, 07:54 PM   #7
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That's a lot nicer then my cardboard box drip tray. The only advantage to this is my wife gets these once a week so I don't have to clean it, just toss it and get a new one....

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