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Author Topic: Idelal 55 rack mod question  (Read 1853 times)
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« on: March 09, 2022, 10:32:14 am »

 I was wondering about the idea of taking my Ideal 55 rack to a machine shop and having the slots widened a bit to accommodate larger neck bottles.  Has anyone tried this and would this be a reasonable approach approach?


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« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2022, 07:35:02 pm »

probably would be cheaper to have it copied as opposed to modified, remove one row/slot & use some "T" shaped rails instead of the triangle pieces.

FYI.... there were some late-model A5 sliders that had can racks instead of bottle racks, Pat Pixley used to own one.
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« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2022, 08:29:17 pm »

What larger neck bottles were you thinking of? I know the height differs which doesn't matter on the Slider.

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« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2022, 05:09:01 pm »

Hi,  There are a few brands of soda where the necks are just a fraction too large to slide in the rack. 

In reality it is probably not worth the effort to modify the rack. 
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