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Old 06-17-2009, 08:58 PM   #1
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So here i am thinking about how to make a kegerator for basically as cheep as possible until i can afford to invest some cash into a real nice one. And i was wondering if anyone has ever tried to mod up a kitchen spray hose as a dispenser instead of a tower and faucet? anyone foresee any problems with that? i think if i remove the spray plate it will pour fine without foaming up to much. so what do you guys think?

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Old 06-17-2009, 09:00 PM   #2
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picnic/cobra taps are cheap!

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Old 06-17-2009, 09:02 PM   #3
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Draft Party Faucet, with 5 foot Line

probably cheaper than a kitchen sprayer, and more suitable
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Old 06-17-2009, 09:03 PM   #4
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I can get a spray hose for free probably plus it would be something different??

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Old 06-17-2009, 09:04 PM   #5
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well after you upgrade your taps you can use the party tap to make a bottle filler :-)

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Old 06-17-2009, 09:28 PM   #6
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A picnic tap is four bucks, guaranteed to work.

Save your ingenutiy for a bigger project.

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You can get generic chrome plated brass faucets cheap and even plastic ones that look like a regular beer faucets which are cheaper yet. A cobra tap will work, but lack the class of even the cheapest real faucets.

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Old 06-18-2009, 03:02 AM   #8
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i saw somebody use a brass ball valve once....

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I seriously doubt you would be able to dispense anything but foam with a spray hose. It would be like the sparklers used with real ales, except the beer would be carbonated and foam worse.

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The kitchen faucet would work if you removed the aerator, but then it would pour just like a cobra tap.

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