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Old 09-18-2008, 04:03 AM   #1
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I'm looking at buying the Magic Chef 7.2 freezer to put a couple of cornies in. Has anybody drilled through the front of it to install a shank without hitting any cooling coils? I am trying to avoid building a collar for it because the extra height would get in the way of my TV projector. Just trying to get beer and TV to happily coexist. Hoping to drill for 4 faucets, if anybody has done it please post some pics and any measurements that would help.



 
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Old 09-18-2008, 01:23 PM   #2
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No I don't know where to drill. Could you not do a 1
X4 inch collar?


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Old 09-18-2008, 01:31 PM   #3
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I would try the baking soda and alcohol trick. Once that's done, cut through the plastic and carefully dig through the insulation to make sure you don't hit anything.

 
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Old 09-19-2008, 09:30 PM   #4
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I would try the baking soda and alcohol trick. Once that's done, cut through the plastic and carefully dig through the insulation to make sure you don't hit anything.
cornstarch & alc.

O.P. Does the front of the freezer get warm? If so, the coils are in there.
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Old 09-19-2008, 09:41 PM   #5
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Yeah i wouldn't drill through the front of the freezer, too much risk when you can spend 30 bucks and make a small collar...

 
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Old 09-22-2008, 03:58 PM   #6
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Thanks for the info guys. I've decided to go head and build a collar and do some slight remodeling to keep it from blocking my TV projector. Just too nervous about punching holes in a brand new freezer.

 
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Old 09-22-2008, 04:00 PM   #7
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You could have just brought a tap tower through the lid. One hole through the lid and wallah


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