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ic3scrap3r 03-24-2011 01:40 AM

First Pint of Draft!
 
I bought a used Avanti BD6000 Kegerator recently. The brewer had gotten a DUI and was selling out. He threw in two fermentation buckets, two bottling buckets, auto siphon, bottle capper, two month old kits from Midwest, and a brew kettle. The kegerator included two cornies, an external Johnson Controls Thermostat, and a Micromatic CO2 regulator, and CO2 tank. I had the Sanke connector on it, but the guy gave me two picnic taps and a C02 line for the cornies.The two cornies had a Wheat and an American Pilsner in them.

I bought the Sanke Tap to Homebrew Conversion Kit, with disconnects from Keg Connection (http://stores.kegconnection.com/Detail.bok?no=152) and fixed it so I can swap out between homebrew and Sanke easily.

I did have to completely tear down the faucet and scrub it out since he wasn't using it for his homebrew, but all is good now! I just got my conversion kit installed and drew off a glass of Wheat. I didn't brew it, but that isn't stopping me from enjoying the first glass of draft out of my new Kegerator!

I can't wait to get MY first brews into the cornies and skip the whole bottling process!

pompeiisneaks 03-24-2011 02:10 PM

Kegging sure is fun, congrats on the great find too!
Edit: legging != kegging lol

ds762 03-24-2011 02:27 PM

its a shame the guy decided to sell out ..

congrats on the kegerator ..

edie 03-24-2011 02:39 PM

we've had the keezer for about 6 months now and i still get giddy most every time i pull a pint!!

ic3scrap3r 03-24-2011 08:10 PM

I thought I did pretty well. I picked it all up for $300.

kingmatt 03-24-2011 11:15 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ic3scrap3r (Post 2769545)
I thought I did pretty well. I picked it all up for $300.

wow, that's a steal for all that equipment, congrats!


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