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Pimp My System / Re: Help with keezer design
« on: December 24, 2017, 05:55:35 PM »
Thanks,  Andy. I used to have a tap system. (insert divorce story here) I'm now starting from the ground up. Nothing like your buddies staring in amazement at you when you pull a pint of your own beer from your own tap.

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Pimp My System / Re: Help with keezer design
« on: December 23, 2017, 11:06:19 PM »
Thanks guys. After thinking about  it, I decided to go with the collar. It will be behind the bar, out of traffic. I will still have to pull it out to work inside, as it sits under my backbar. But, after thinking about it, seems like it will be the way for me.  I got the 2x6 today. My temp controller was delivered this morning, and my regulator should be here tomorrow.  I'm very excited!

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Pimp My System / Help with keezer design
« on: December 22, 2017, 01:34:23 PM »
 I'm going to start to work on my keezer build this weekend. I'm having a bit of difficulty deciding if I want to put a 2x8 frame and run the taps out the front or build a tower. Aesthetically, I really like the looks of the tower. But for practicality, or to be pragmatic a Denny would say, coming out the front is the best option. I really hate to have to pull my freezer out every time I want to get in the top. Can I get some comments on advantages and disadvantages both ways? Thanks.

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The Pub / Re: song title game
« on: December 22, 2017, 01:29:42 PM »
You Look Like I Need a Drink - Justin Moore

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Kegging and Bottling / Keezer before
« on: December 20, 2017, 12:34:46 AM »
SWMBO got my this. Will be transformed soon.

https://i.imgur.com/LXcvgHa.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/zRA1ROc.jpg

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Equipment and Software / Twist locks
« on: December 19, 2017, 12:49:54 AM »
Finishing up on my electric rebuild, converting from 110v too 220v. I'm about to put my twist lock recpticles in and realized I oversees on buying two L6's, I bought one L6 and one L5. Being as it is for a personal project and not normal use, can anyone give me a good reason not to use an L5? Its rated for 30amp.

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The Pub / Re: What's the Weather Like Where You Are?
« on: December 13, 2017, 04:57:38 PM »
It eventually warmed up to just below freezing, so I just went to the local drive-in for a burger and a big icy phosphate. Have to pretend it's summer once in a while. At least it's clear --  thinking of you SoCal guys. Be safe.

I see you're from Akron. I had to drive from Youngstown to Akron yesterday afternoon. 76 was a mess.


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Pimp My System / Re: Bar Top and Tower for Kegerator
« on: December 11, 2017, 05:09:33 PM »
Very nice! I'm going to be building one soon. I like this. Great inspiration.

How far from the wall does it need to be to open the lid fully?

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Pimp My System / Guess who's building a keezer!!!
« on: December 10, 2017, 03:03:21 AM »
Laying in bed here with SWMBO and she just informed me she bought me a chest freezer that we're going to pick up tomorrow! Man is she awesome. And did I mention she's stupidly hot?  ;D
  Pics of build to follow.

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Just so I understand correctly, you're not using a PID on the boil kettle. Just the regulator. I assume you crank it to 100% and then dial back after you get a good boil going?

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I LOVE the SSR power control. I'm in the middle of converting mine over from 110v to 220v. I am definitely going to incorporate this in my rebuild. Great idea, brother!!  8)

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Very nice!

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Equipment and Software / Re: Any hope for a dying chest freezer?
« on: November 30, 2017, 04:55:49 PM »
Very nice!
 I'm going to do one similar before too long.

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Equipment and Software / Re: RaspberryPi
« on: November 29, 2017, 08:53:42 PM »
This is too good to be true! My pants just got tighter. So I basically just need to figure out the hardware. Shouldn't be that difficult.

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Equipment and Software / Re: RaspberryPi
« on: November 29, 2017, 08:29:20 PM »
CraftbeerPi looks amazing! But I can't find a cost. This thing can't be free for the taking? Or can it?

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