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Old 04-29-2012, 09:47 PM   #31
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if you can fit 4 kegs without a collar, i should be able to fit 3 plus the 10pound tank right (3 plus the co2 tank where you have the 4th keg)?
Pretty sure, but I will be happy to check when I get home. I have some work to do on the collar today anyways

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Old 04-30-2012, 01:44 AM   #32
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Yes, not a problem at all.

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Old 04-30-2012, 01:49 AM   #33
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Old 04-30-2012, 03:17 AM   #34
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Damn i didnt know there was a thread on this freezer. I have 3 of these things. 1 for food 1 for a keezer and one for a ferm chamber. I wish i would have went with ball lock kegs, i can only fit 3 pin locks. Picked them up during pamida sales for $150.

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Old 04-30-2012, 12:45 PM   #35
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I use mine for ferm temp control as well. I have two 7.9 gallon plastic buckets. One goes on the hump, with some books or something to prop up one side since the hump isn't wide enough. But since I only have one freezer, I have to drink all my beer first to make room, which kinda sucks. Not that I don't like drinking all my beer . .

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Old 05-02-2012, 12:52 AM   #36
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will i be able to get two 6.5 buckets and a single ball lock in there? no co2 or anything, just looking to have a nice controlled environment.

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Old 07-14-2012, 12:29 AM   #37
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Here is the 7.1 with two 6.5g carboys this freezer is awesome it fits 4 kegs on the floor and 2 carboys. Homebrewers dream unit. I have two one for a keezer and one as a ferm chamber.

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Old 08-27-2012, 06:17 PM   #38
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Yup these things are great and still available, i picked one up last week from Costco for 175. Unfortunately i got it home and it wouldnt turn on, the power was there but the compressor never turned on. Thank god for Costco's easy return policy, other than having to repackage and hauling it back getting a new one only took a few seconds at the Customer service desk.

New one is functioning perfectly, just got my ebay temp controller yesterday so going to be trying to get that setup today. I didnt realize how cold these chest freezers got, i mean when set to 4(the middle setting) this thing gets to like -30F at the bottom of the freezer...ridiculous why do you need it that cold! You'd think that cold would be bad for food.

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Old 08-27-2012, 06:37 PM   #39
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Agreed, for anyone considering these - I love mine. Turned it into a 3 corney keg keezer, with plenty of space for a 10lb CO2 tank and the hump is free for random 6 packs.

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Old 09-03-2012, 01:53 AM   #40
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I just bought one of these today, and I can't wait for the keezer parts to arrive in the mail. It looks bigger in my home than I expected, but that's fine by me.

Tonight I'm kegging my first beer. It's a Sour Ginger Oatmeal Stout. I snuck a sample and the ginger isn't noticeable but it tastes delicious. Very excited.

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