First keezer build

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Thanks for the comments. I was really happy with my drip tray idea. It matches some shelf brackets that I have on the wall behind the keezer. I also never took a pic after insulating. There is foam on the collar now.
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Just finished mine too, definitely not as perdy. My drip tray is actually a magnetic tool shelf. Being able to fit four kegs with the extra keg on the hump is very nice.
 

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@celging can you please provide the make/model or link to the recirculating fan you are using? there are a bazillion online, but if yours works well - I'll take it. Thanks! Great looking keezer BTW

Also - it looks like you are keeping these kegs off the floor with a wire rack? Does this help with air circulation and reduce condensation on floor? Thanks Again.
 

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It looks to be an AC Infinity fan. I've used a couple of their products and have been pleased with the quality of them. I put this one in my keezer.
 

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It looks to be an AC Infinity fan. I've used a couple of their products and have been pleased with the quality of them. I put this one in my keezer.
Thanks @LittleRiver ! i tried zooming in on picture but it blurred lol. Next question - is there an "optimal" orientation and/or placement for these fans? Both in this thread are up high and oriented down. Or does it really matter since the air is moving. I have a 10cf chest freezer and have all components to convert to keezer but trying to plan-proof the build (but I know things always change) lol.
 

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There's so many different sizes of keezers and so many variations in internal layout that I would say there is no one optimal placement. I experimented with a few different locations and got the best results by having the fan about 1" off the floor of the freezer, blowing upward.

I used a thermometer with a remote probe to measure the temperature at several different locations. My beer lines are routed around the inside of my collar, to keep them out of the way. I found that having the fan blowing upward gave me the best cooling for the beer lines. I also positioned the fan so it is directly below my shanks, to keep them as cool as possible.

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It is an AC infinity axial 1225 from amazon. It’s only been in for a few weeks but working fine so far. It definitely moves air inside the keezer. I assume the rack will help with both. I saw it recommended on another thread and had some old wire shelves around that I modified. I feel like it was worth the effort.
 

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There's so many different sizes of keezers and so many variations in internal layout that I would say there is no one optimal placement. I experimented with a few different locations and got the best results by having the fan about 1" off the floor of the freezer, blowing upward.

I used a thermometer with a remote probe to measure the temperature at several different locations. My beer lines are routed around the inside of my collar, to keep them out of the way. I found that having the fan blowing upward gave me the best cooling for the beer lines. I also positioned the fan so it is directly below my shanks, to keep them as cool as possible.

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Very clean setup.
 

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Celging that is a cool looking keezer!! Like others the drip tray idea is really outstanding.
may i ask what size pipe and flanges did you use?
 
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Glad you like it, I’ve been very happy with it, definitely a sturdy way to mount a drip tray. It is all 3/4” black iron pipe and flanges from the plumbing section in the hardware store. After assembly I did paint it all gloss black to make look better.
 

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Awesome use of colour! I used weather stripping around mine and found the seal to be sufficient. I don't use a fan, but I do get condensation at the bottom. I just mop it up after a while.
 
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