Author Topic: kegerator????????  (Read 3302 times)

daytona_klob

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kegerator????????
« on: January 16, 2006, 09:30:09 AM »
hey can anyone tell me how i can find the cooling lines on my old skool mini fridge i want to make it into a kegerator. i would like to put a draft tower on top but don't want to hit any cooling lines can any one tell how to tell where they are thanks

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Re: kegerator????????
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2006, 02:44:45 AM »
DOes the fridge have a cooling plate that is visible in the interior of the fridge?  If it does and it runs along the sides, you are fine to penatrate to top of the fridge.

daytona_klob

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Re: kegerator????????
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2006, 02:56:27 PM »
thanks i'll check to make sure if it has the plate

rocdoc1

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Re: kegerator????????
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2006, 08:02:36 AM »
If you can't figure it out, gently drill a small hole where you want to run the lines, and poke around with a nail set or probe and see if there is anything there.   There could also be wiring (not likely) but start small  and don't go past the skin.

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Re: kegerator????????
« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2006, 12:51:46 AM »
   A good trick is to take the plastic top of the fridge off (if it has one).  Then unplug it.  Mix up a solution of rubbing alcohol and cornstarch to paint consistency.  Smear this stuff all over the metal top and re-plug it in.  

  If there is a freon line, when you plug it in it will heat up and cause the paint to dry faster in certain spots.....causing the cornstarch/alcohol to dry and turn BRIGHT WHITE.  Mark where this happens (it will feel warm) and measure from all sides and AVOID it when drilling!