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Old 02-28-2013, 09:12 PM   #1
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http://www.sears.com/shc/s/p_10153_1...30-121565874-2

i'm trying to do 6 kegs. to pull this off i need to have 2 on the compresseor shelf. i made a collar from 2x6 and from my measurements everything was going to work out. what i couldn't measure was the plastic molding on the underside of the door. with a keg on the shelf (front or back) the plastic molding rubs the top of the kegs.

short story: i need to add like 1/8 inch to the collar just to clear the tops of the kegs. probably not even that much. any ideas? i have weather stripping on the bottom side of the collar. maybe there's a weather stripping product that will add a bit of height? i almost want to cut the molding but so far i've made no permanent changes to the fridge.


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Old 02-28-2013, 09:31 PM   #2
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Yes , there is the plastic whether stripping sold at Walmart or lowes that is like the seal around the fridge that should be able to. Work , I built my collar then screwed it on then added the foam kind under it ( double hinge ) and basically I have a gap in the front becouse I didn't put the stripping on first then collar and then screw it on . Just some info so u don't mess up like me .


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Old 02-28-2013, 10:43 PM   #3
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Remove the plastic liner in the top add extra insulation or not then a sheet of FRP Board from HD/Lowes will get you what you need more $ but better seal and cleaner look

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Old 02-28-2013, 10:49 PM   #4
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You are probably going to need more then you think. When I hook up my lines...the connections usually sit above the plane of the racetrack collar on the keg.
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Old 02-28-2013, 11:06 PM   #5
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You are probably going to need more then you think. When I hook up my lines...the connections usually sit above the plane of the racetrack collar on the keg.
the handles on my kegs sit higher than the ball lock quick connects. i think i can make it if i let hosing droop between the kegs.
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Old 03-01-2013, 12:24 AM   #6
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you can try to use thin molding from the molding section of the local HW store. You can either use finish nails or glue or both to add a little height to you collar.

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