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Old 07-09-2006, 01:20 AM   #1
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SCORE!!!

Just brought home my new (to me) soon to be kegerator. I picked it up off a co-worker for only 40 bucks. I guess he got a new Satinless Steel model, and didnt want this one anymore. Its ok, Ill give it a good home now.

Anyways, I've taken the door shelving out, and can easily fit 4 kegs, or 2 and a carboy if I want. Well that is until I decide what type of flooring to put in it. Right now it isnt flat and is lacking in the stability department. Anyone have any ideas for keeping as much room as possible? Thanks


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Old 07-09-2006, 02:01 AM   #2
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How about a fiberglass cafeteria tray cut to size to give you a level floor?

You could use some of those flat rubber pieces that go under furniture legs to take up the space between the floor and the tray.

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I just have piece of plywood cut to size, painted and held up by pegs from the sides.. it works great I can put 5 kegs on the shelf and the CO2 under the plywood shelf.

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If you're not goint to use the freezer, you may also want to consider cutting some vent holes between the freezer and Fridge compartments. It will increase the airflow so things will cool down more quickly and efficiently.. Just watch out for any coolant lines!

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My fridge looks almost exactly like that. I built a shelf for the kegs in the rear, and set the front kegs like you have it there. Can fit 2kegs and my 20# CO2 tank in the back, and 2 kegs in front. The split level design makes it easy to connect fittings in the rear, and raises the CO2 reg above the front kegs for easy adjustment. I'll take a pic tomorrow so you can see. took me about 10 minutes to make with spare wood I had laying around my garage.

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That looks so nice & clean! I'm going to have to bit the bullet and make a new kegger. It used to live in a carport and the bottom door hinge rotted and I'm holding it together with bungies. It looks like the Before picture in a Rustolium ad. It's also a bit of a jamb getting four kegs in. I'd like space for five or six without having to pack hard.

But it keeps running & the hot tub isn't, so I keep pushing the project back.

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ok, here's the pics of my floor:





I still need to make a small shelf for the front so it will hold a carboy for lagering, but since I have no way to cool a primary atm, I haven't been too rushed to make it. Eventually, after I get my perlick's, I'll have taps in the door too so I won't have to open the fridge for a drink.

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I like!!!

How is that secured to the fridge floor?

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It's not. I just put some of those rubber feet on the fridge floor and the wood rests on them. This way, I can remove the shelf to clean the fridge should a spill occur. I used a 3/8" sheet of plywood, and cut it to size. Then screwed a 1x6 to a 2x2, then screwed the shelf to the support. The weight of the kegs holds it in place perfectly. Oh..also...I had to sand the bottom of the plywood with my dremel in the back od the fridge. Because of how the fridge is molded, a little sanding was needed to get it to fit right and not slip/rock.

I can take more pics if ya need them and give you a diagram which should fit your fridge also. Just let me know.

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I can take more pics if ya need them and give you a diagram which should fit your fridge also. Just let me know.

If it wouldn't be too much of a trouble, then that would be great. Thanks!!
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