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Old 09-29-2010, 12:56 AM   #101
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I purchased 10' of 1/2"ID soft copper, and I figure 2' for each of the hoses will give me 16" inside the keezer from the tower.

I am going to secure the pipe with cable clips.

What am I doing wrong?

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Old 09-29-2010, 02:12 PM   #102
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I purchased 10' of 1/2"ID soft copper, and I figure 2' for each of the hoses will give me 16" inside the keezer from the tower.

I am going to secure the pipe with cable clips.

What am I doing wrong?
I didn't need that much inside the kegerator. I also too a noodle (the pool variety) and wrapped that around the copper for additional insulation. Mine has worked great for almost a year now.
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Old 10-05-2010, 11:45 PM   #103
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wow tons of great info here. wasn't liking the fan option this opened a whole new option. any more pics from people who have done this. I'm a "visual learner" LOL.

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Old 10-10-2010, 01:50 PM   #104
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Has anyone attempted this in a keezer? The opening lid might make it more difficult.

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Old 10-10-2010, 03:40 PM   #105
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Mine is in a keezer - no problem at all

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Old 10-14-2010, 08:28 PM   #106
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i have a single tap and was thinking of doing this. i was wondering if it would be a better idea to run two copper pipes to allow cold air thorugh one? or would the one copper pipe be sufficent enough to cool it down?

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Old 10-14-2010, 09:35 PM   #107
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air running down one won't help. Its the convection of the metal that will cool your beer.

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Old 10-14-2010, 10:52 PM   #108
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air running down one won't help. Its the conduction of the metal that will cool your beer.
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Old 10-15-2010, 09:27 PM   #109
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Old 10-22-2010, 09:58 PM   #110
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Default Cooling Tower Ice Gel Inserts

Easiest way to cool your Beer Dispenser Tower is to insert a long cooling gel pack in the tower, smug against the lines. The cool air inside the kegerator is cool enough to keep the gel pack cold for as long as the system is cooling the kegerator. The gel chemicals don't require extremely cold temps to keep the lines in the mid 30's range.

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