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Old 08-28-2012, 01:37 AM   #11
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Old 08-28-2012, 01:38 AM   #12
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Keezers will condensate in humid weather...nature of the beast. One plus for using a defrosting refrigerator for a kegerator...but that comes at a price w/ a higher electrical consumption. I just recently switched my kegs over to a used kenmore bottom freezer fridge...the jury is still out as to which I prefer???

I found an old pack of baby diapers in a closet, I would keep one in the low corner of the keezer and it would absorb the small puddle of condensate, replace every couple weeks depending.

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Old 08-28-2012, 03:29 AM   #13
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I just bought got one last week from Amazon and have already noticed a difference in a reduction in condensation.
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Old 08-28-2012, 03:36 AM   #14
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I just bought got one last week from Amazon and have already noticed a difference in a reduction in condensation.
I use the Eva-Dry. Works well. I plug it in about once a month to regenerate it.
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Old 08-28-2012, 05:08 PM   #15
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Has anyone had issues with their regulators because of condensation? I'm only asking because I have blown up a few regulators in the past year or two and I can't figure out if it is because of excessive moisture or cheep regulators.

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Old 08-28-2012, 05:13 PM   #16
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The regulator/tank shouldn't be any colder than anything else in the keezer unless you're flowing a high volume of gas, so there shouldn't be condensation there specifically. IME if I have the lid open for a while water will condense on the walls, then run down to pool on the ground. This makes sense because the walls are the coldest thing in there while it's running. Just to make sure, your tank isn't on its side or anything, is it?

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The regulator/tank shouldn't be any colder than anything else in the keezer unless you're flowing a high volume of gas, so there shouldn't be condensation there specifically. IME if I have the lid open for a while water will condense on the walls, then run down to pool on the ground. This makes sense because the walls are the coldest thing in there while it's running. Just to make sure, your tank isn't on its side or anything, is it?

No, my tank is on the outside, it is connected to a HP hose that goes through my collar with a brass nipple and into bank of 3 primary regulators. Someone had commented that I was somehow getting liquid CO2 in the regulator which is why it was cracking the housing, they suggested I use a longer hose, which I did and have not had an issue until about a week ago.

So, the only temperature difference would be the brass nipple coming in from the outside and connecting to the regulator.
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I had a 5cf chest freezer with a 6" collar, 3" of rigid insulation, a fan, and a container of desiccant. It was in my garage, which gets pretty warm in the summer. I had no issues during the winter, but during the summer I just couldn't keep the moisture out of it.

When I saw mold starting I gave up and switched to a refrigerator and I've never been happier, it stays dry as a bone. (sorry to be the bearer of bad news).

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