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Old 12-18-2011, 04:59 AM   #241
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while in horrible shape now, (notice the tap handle is rotted from sitting in the woods for the past 8-10 years, lol ) i made this at least 15 years ago. It was for 1/2 barrels and worked great. we would drape a curtain around it and there was a Corian countertop a friend of mine made that sat right on top we would use for liquor bottles, cups, etc. The nylon drums are really thick and actually hold ice pretty well, probably twice as long as the grey industrial garbage cans we used to use. . I haven't tried but you should be able to get 3 ball locks in there.

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Old 04-27-2012, 01:58 PM   #242
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Way ahead of you.

Walmart... $1.00
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I plan on loosely lining the interior walls with 1 1/2 stiff foam board for insulation...just using some two-sided tape to hold the foam board against the walls.

Then I'll line the interior with a 55 gallon, construction grade plastic bag....maybe two.

Then finally, I'll cut another piece of foam board the shape of the opening and lay it inside to insulate the top...then on goes the lid.

This should keep the interior cold enough that just a 1/3 to 1/2 fill with ice will keep everything cold...including the lines.

This thing will be parked in the shade for an evening event...so it should be pretty efficient.
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I know it's been quite some time but I'm having a rough time finding a valve like this. Do you remember what section in Walmart you found it?
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Old 11-04-2012, 02:57 AM   #243
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Here's my version. Not quite done, but you get the idea. I plan on just siphoning out water.

Trash can, insulation, oak, and aluminum tape was right around $50 out the door at the depot.

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Old 11-04-2012, 04:16 PM   #244
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BM,
I know it's been quite some time but I'm having a rough time finding a valve like this. Do you remember what section in Walmart you found it?
I can't speak for BM, but this should do in a pinch: http://www.amazon.com/Feel-Free-Kaya...ded+drain+plug
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Old 03-19-2013, 03:26 PM   #245
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Do you guys remember where you found the gas splitter? I can only find one that has three nipples cant find the fourth?

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Old 03-19-2013, 03:36 PM   #246
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I found mine at my LHBS. A quick search of some of my favorite equipment stores gave me THIS ONE.

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Old 03-20-2013, 06:54 PM   #247
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Awese thanks

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Old 05-24-2013, 07:18 AM   #248
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ODG.... I think I have fallen in lust with this... Sorry but I need to clean up my drool. I do weekend events for a sport called Dagorhir and this would be wicked awesome for the friday and saturday night dinner party.

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Old 11-25-2013, 03:58 PM   #249
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Caveat: I know this thread has been going on for years. Just wondering if anyone knows where a similar CO2 setup can be had these days?

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Old 11-25-2013, 08:10 PM   #250
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Just about any place that does CO2 setups has the components you'll need. I'd suggest KegConnection. I got a bunch of stuff through them a while back and its all great. Depending on what you've already got they've got some complete kits with CO2/faucets/etc, otherwise you can pretty easily piece together a regulator, tank, distributor, and hosing for the gas side.

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