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Thanks, yeah the shell has just been cut at an angle. I haven’t got photos of the back finished but have a couple after I cut it. I will take some photos later this week of the inside as I need to do a little bit more.
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5 inch/127mm shell.
I have two bolts going through the shell and nuts securing behind the timber - I’ll try and get some photos today.
 

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There is a bolt that goes straight through the thin end of the shell and out the back. I had to drill out a bit of the fridge door to make room for thebprotuding bolt and nut so that the timber could mount flush. A tidier way to do this would have been to recess the nut and bolt into the timber but I had time constraints so went the quick option.
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To fasten the larger end of the shell with the firing pin I mounted a bolt inside the shell through a small piece of timber so when the bolt was tightened it would clamp down the shell hard onto the timber.
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To fasten the larger end of the shell with the firing pin I mounted a bolt inside the shell through a small piece of timber so when the bolt was tightened it would clamp down the shell hard onto the timber.
Thanks for the additional photos and explanation.
 

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No worries, the only other thing I would add is that working with the brass was difficult (I’m a back yard tinkerer not a tradesman) and when drilling the brass the bits would really want to pull and and grab. If you had access to a drill press and clamped the shell I think it would be a lot easier.
 

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Here is the kegerator sitting in between the brew fridge and the upright freezer that I was going to convert into a keezer before I picked up the fridge and all the gear second hand on this very forum ( if I could work out how to tag a member I would to show him that his system is well cared for in a new home). Whilst the missus isn't very happy about the amount of space my drinking problem hobby is taking up on the verandah my solution to move the fridge inside went down like a ton of bricks.

Holds 4 kegs inside and by my calculations I'm about 3 days of pouring my very first ale on tap. Good times.
 

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Here's my little keg setup. Doubles as a fermentation chamber too. Ice Hockey stick tap handles and fitted an old boost gauge to show pressure in the kegs or fermentation pressure. And yep the gauge lights up when i switch the font cooling fan on via apple home. :D
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