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Old 11-25-2008, 02:44 PM   #21
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I started out with a kegerator designed to take a standard 1/2bbl keg, it fits 3 cornies and I augmented the tower to have 3 taps. I should have a link in my sig.

Looking back on it now, I wish I had only put 2 taps on, that way I could have that last spot for crashcooling/force carbing/pre-chilling a keg/lagering without having an empty tap.
That's what a chest freezer in the garage is for.

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Old 11-25-2008, 03:08 PM   #22
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I should have a link in my sig.
This one? http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/addi...s-tower-36258/

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Looking back on it now, I wish I had only put 2 taps on, that way I could have that last spot for crashcooling/force carbing/pre-chilling a keg/lagering without having an empty tap.
dont think about it that way. 3 is the way to go!
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Old 11-25-2008, 03:49 PM   #23
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Why do you do this to me?

I JUST got paid, and I was in the process of stashing half my check in my ultra-secure shoebox.

*sigh*

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Old 11-25-2008, 05:48 PM   #24
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That's what a chest freezer in the garage is for.

One day.... When I finally have that Dr. in front of my name, have a source of income other than the wife, and have a garage, then I too shall have a sweet set up like that





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This one? http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/addi...s-tower-36258/

Do you know the brand/ model?

dont think about it that way. 3 is the way to go!
yeah, that is the link, but I do not remember the brand/model for the fridge. It is a custom job, and to get a 1/2bbl keg in there you had to hold your lips just right. I will say it is MUCH easier to fit 3 cornnies in there. However, I will make the disclaimer to try and fit three kegs in BEFORE you put three taps on the tower
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Old 11-30-2008, 12:15 AM   #26
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OK, dumb newbie question... whats a cornie???

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One day.... When I finally have that Dr. in front of my name, have a source of income other than the wife.
Dr. deathweed, has a nice ring to it.
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Old 11-30-2008, 12:30 AM   #28
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for $348 you get a commercial kegerator complete with Tower, tap, CO2 bottle & regulator. You would be hard pressed to build one for that amount.
While the price isn't bad, I think it should be noted that it isn't a commercial kegerator. A commerical kegerator such as a Bev Air or True will run quite a bit more than 400 bucks. Without seeing it, I'd suspect it's quality is on par with Danby, Haier, etc. Not that I'm knocking those lower end units, I have a Danby myself.
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OK, dumb newbie question... whats a cornie???

Old soda keg that works well for home brew.
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While the price isn't bad, I think it should be noted that it isn't a commercial kegerator. A commerical kegerator such as a Bev Air or True will run quite a bit more than 400 bucks. Without seeing it, I'd suspect it's quality is on par with Danby, Haier, etc. Not that I'm knocking those lower end units, I have a Danby myself.
Since the Costco kegerator I posted is dead I was looking at this one:

Haier Kegerator HBF05EBSS-2 Keg Beer Cooler | BeverageFactory.com

Haier, 6.5 cubic feet, 2 tap system with a new 5# aluminum tank but I think I should buy all the parts separately? Maybe only upgrade to SS tower for $40 and better dual regulator.
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