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Old 11-16-2012, 09:01 AM   #1
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What would be a reasonable estimate to purchase everything I would need to switch from bottling to kegging? I do 5 gallon batches, so either a 5 gallon keg or two or several 3 gallon kegs would work.

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Old 11-16-2012, 09:18 AM   #2
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My local guy quoted me $225 for an entire setup except for CO2. This included a 5 gallon corny keg.

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Old 11-16-2012, 10:29 AM   #3
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More beer has kits for this which DO include co2.

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Old 11-16-2012, 01:04 PM   #4
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Check out the Kegconnection.com kits. You can add whatever part you want and shipping is a flat $7.95. The basic one-faucet fridge kit, a CO2 tank, and pin-lock keg will get to you for $202.85 shipped. You might be able to find parts cheaper elsewhere, but Kegconnection has great service and will ship to you fully assembled.

I just got a kit with an upgraded Taprite dual regulator (but no faucets, just picnic taps) for $267 shipped.

Check Craigslist for fridges, can usually find an old one for less than $100 (sometimes free if you're lucky/can fix a broken one).

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Old 11-16-2012, 01:35 PM   #6
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Kegconnection.com looks pretty good, there are also some deals on amazon. This looks fairly decent:

http://www.amazon.com/Kegco-Standard...ywords=kegging

You'll definitely need to spend at least $150 to get started, and that will probably only include one keg.

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Old 11-18-2012, 12:56 AM   #7
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I bought a two faucet (door mount) kit with 5lb CO2, two pin lock corneys and everything but the fridge from KegConnection for $260. Another $60 for a craigslist side-by-side and I was in business. Been using it for a year and a half - no complaints!

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