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Old 12-11-2009, 03:31 AM   #1
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i couldnt find it through search so could someone list me the parts needed for converting my chest freezer to a kegerator and the steps too please

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Old 12-11-2009, 12:15 PM   #2
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also its a top opening and closing chest freezer will this cause problems?

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Just use the search functionality and search for "keezer". I don't expect many people to be posting a list of parts and steps as this is a pretty major project. You'll find many different threads that use different parts and different methods of construction, so there really isn't a list of parts set in stone.

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Old 12-11-2009, 12:20 PM   #4
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try over in DIY in the project locater thread that is stickied: here

scroll down to the serving section. you are building a keezer!

have fun!

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ok i didnt know it was called a keezer lol that may be why i didnt find anything but what i want to know what are the major componets or how does it work like with the c02 and all

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so am i right or wrong about this all i need to make a draft system is a pressure line into the keg from a co2 bottle with regulators and tap/ despensing line? basicly

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Theoretically, yes, but only if you want to use picnic taps and open the freezer every time to pour a beer. If you want to have taps on the outside you will either need to put a wooden collar on the freezer or drill holes in the top for a tower.

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what is this wooden collar you speak of ?
also another dumb question how do you clean the draft lines

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Cleaning the draft lines you use BLC (Beer Line Cleaner) or some similar product. You can use a hand held device or just put dilute the BLC to its proper concentration in a corny keg, pressurize and run the solution through the lines. Here is a link to a very informative website and the photos of my keezer collar.

http://www.micromatic.com/beer-questions/how-often-clean-equipment-aid-61.html



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Old 12-11-2009, 01:28 PM   #10
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looks good but no i think i wanna go out the top on these chest freezers all the refrigeration stuff is in the back right?

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