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Old 09-15-2012, 01:09 AM   #51
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^^^ So looks like about a week to ship huh.


I ordered mine just a few minutes ago. I ordered the 2.5 keg system, but was able to substitute the stackable keg for the rubber ones. After asking Mike about it, he added that option to order. $209 plus shipping if you add a 5lb CO2 tank.

So looks like I'm finally going to be able to start kegging. I have an old chest freezer I got from my mom that I'll use until I get a smaller one for my bar. Still need to get a temp controller, but might wait a couple of weeks. I have a batch in primary, so I have time til I get paid again.

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Old 09-20-2012, 02:07 AM   #52
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Just got my order in from Adventures. They shipped it faster than I expected. The keg looks pretty nice. After looking it over, I noticed the posts are to the front and back of the lid instead of off to the sides. Kinda makes opening the keg a bit harder, but it looks like they had to be made that way so the tall handles don't get in the way of the posts. The keg measures 14.5" tall and the handles more than clear the disconnects. If you had to, you could run the hoses underneath the handles.

Now, I'm trying to decide whether to use this keg for my nut brown and split the difference to bottles, or just transfer the whole batch to one of my 5 gallons......

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Mine were also delievered today. I'm away until tomorrow night, but I'm anxious to check them out.

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Old 09-20-2012, 04:07 AM   #54
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I racked my Irish red to my new keg on Monday. Have it carbing at 12 psi serving pressure. I'll give it a try in about a week. Very happy with keg so far.

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Old 09-21-2012, 03:26 AM   #55
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I'm very pleasantly surprised. These are actually heavier than I imagined they would be. Each one was in it's own box and enclosed in a bubble wrap bag. I actually expected them to be in one box with foam peanuts or something. So the overall packaging is nice. If UPS were to get careless (and we all know that never happens), you could have some dents. But overall, I'm pleased. I think I'll buy two more.

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Hello again Lads:
I thought I would post a photo of these things stacked. I placed a can next to them for scale. Total height is about 29"

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So stacked are they taller than a traditional 5 gallon keg?

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Revvy, I sold my 5gal kegs 12-15yrs ago when I stopped brewing for a while. So, I don't know the height of one. But, these are just a tad under 29" tall when stacked.

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So stacked are they taller than a traditional 5 gallon keg?
According to this chart, they would be taller.

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I agree with Blake. Mike at AIHB told me total height of two of the stackable kegs is 29" I only have one of the stackable kegs, but it measures at 14.5" and that clears the height with any disconnects since they sit just below the handle height. I measured one of my 5 gal cornies and it was at 25".

I think if you're kegerator/keezer has 30" of clearance, you should have no issues with a couple of stacked 2.5s.

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