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Old 06-22-2009, 08:45 PM   #1
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Hi,

I was thinking of mounting three taps in a copper drainpipe, something like this:

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But,... the smallest construction that I have seen is a tap with a 3" shank and 90 degree elbow. Is there something smaller than this, that would fit inside a narrow space ?

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Old 06-22-2009, 08:57 PM   #2
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If I understand correctly, I think you need something like this.
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Old 06-22-2009, 09:23 PM   #3
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Exactly

Is that what is used in beer towers ?

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Old 06-22-2009, 10:28 PM   #4
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Yes, short elbow shanks are whats used in most beer towers.

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That sounds like a nice idea...a large copper pipe tower, i like it. Nice looking stainless table w/ sink! Nice brickwork in the garage, nothing like that around here, where are ya man?

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I wanted to use a 3'' copper pipe for my tower but I thought it might sweat more than chrome or ss. Suppose you could insulate the inside

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when I made mine I used a 4 inch drain pipe (PVC) and covered it with copper flashing. Worked great and no sweating

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Old 06-23-2009, 06:48 AM   #8
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Thank you for the replies.

I was thinking of maybe insulating by inserting a cardboard tube, and then some expanding foam,...

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