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Old 01-17-2014, 11:56 AM   #31
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I support Keg Connection. Great equipment, good upgrades available, great service, fully assembled.

My second piece of advice is to call them to place your order. Ask your questions, get the perfect setup.

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Old 01-17-2014, 06:49 PM   #32
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My second piece of advice is to call them to place your order. Ask your questions, get the perfect setup.
Most of the setups come with 5ft 3/16" beer lines. Have them upgrade that to 12ft 3/16" lines for just a few bucks more. You will be very glad that you did.
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It's an old GE 7.0cf that we had in the garage. It was my first fermenter chamber (with STC-1000) until I got an upright freezer for that. It does have a 2x8 pine collar.
I take it the top lifts off to service the kegs? Or did you retain the hinges?
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Old 01-18-2014, 01:57 PM   #34
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http://www.amazon.com/Danby-DCF700W1...9730089&sr=1-1

what do you think of that for a kegerator?? what else would i need to build one? how many kegs/taps would it hold?
I think I have that exact model.. Thinking of making it a kegerator too, what did you decide?
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Old 02-02-2014, 05:08 AM   #35
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I support Keg Connection. Great equipment, good upgrades available, great service, fully assembled.

My second piece of advice is to call them to place your order. Ask your questions, get the perfect setup.
+1 on calling them. My stuff is on its way and should arrive next week. In the meantime a (perhaps dumb) question for you experienced keggers:

When moving your beer from the carboy to the keg do you just pour it in via a funnel or do you do a careful slow siphon transfer to avoid oxidation?
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Most of the setups come with 5ft 3/16" beer lines. Have them upgrade that to 12ft 3/16" lines for just a few bucks more. You will be very glad that you did.
That is one thing I wish I had done. When I first started kegging I just used picnic taps for about a year. I didn't really have any problems until I upgraded to faucets. Had to replace all my 5ft lines with 10 ft.
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When moving your beer from the carboy to the keg do you just pour it in via a funnel or do you do a careful slow siphon transfer to avoid oxidation?
Carefully siphon.
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Carefully siphon.
Yup, it's that - or push with CO2 into a CO2-purged keg...

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Thanks guys!

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