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Old 07-02-2012, 01:07 AM   #1
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So I'm finally getting my kegerator together, and while everything fits, its a bit snug. Is there any reason not to shorten the gas line to be just what it needs to be? Thanks.

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Old 07-02-2012, 01:09 AM   #2
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So I'm finally getting my kegerator together, and while everything fits, its a bit snug. Is there any reason not to shorten the gas line to be just what it needs to be? Thanks.
No, that would be fine. There isn't any reason to have them longer than necessary.
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Just make sure you don't make them too short. I make sure there's enough slack for them to go where needed without issue.

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Thanks yoop, thanks gold

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I kind of had a similar issue in my keezer. I ended up using shorter lines for the kegs near the gas manifold and longer lines for the kegs farther away. Do whatever makes sense for you, since there's no issue with having longer or shorter gas lines.

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Perhaps one longer gas line to easily reach kegs outside the keezer to purge and seal the kegs, then simply reconnect inside.

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Hey barrooze - what are the pvc pipes on the left side of your keezer for?

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Hey barrooze - what are the pvc pipes on the left side of your keezer for?
The supply and return ducts for my dual-zone ferm chamber.
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Also, don't you have a compressor hump? How do you fit all those kegs in there with the compressor hump?

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Perhaps one longer gas line to easily reach kegs outside the keezer to purge and seal the kegs, then simply reconnect inside.
Another option, if space is truly an issue in your kegerator, would be to keep your CO2 outside of it. You could then hook up a supply CO2 line if you wanted to purge and seal kegs without disturbing the interior contents until you wanted to.

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