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Old 10-19-2009, 06:14 PM   #1
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Default Need advice on what mini fridge to convert

I am ordering my kegs and tower from kegconnection today, and wanted to go out and pick up a mini fridge. I have seen many people use the sanyo 4912, but I think it is discontinued.
Any one know a good mini fridge that is easy to convert and can hold 2 5 gal ball locks? If it can hold 3 that is even better.
Also, are there any proven tricks to drilling through the top and not hitting the coolant line? I saw on youtube about using cornstarch and alcohol to see where the line dries first... Is this the best way? Don't want to end up with a $200 paper weight!
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Old 10-19-2009, 06:38 PM   #2
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You can still find the Sanyo 4912

http://www.amazon.com/Sanyo-SR-4912M-5-Cubic-Feet-Refrigerator-Platinum/dp/B00158QNBG/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=home-garden&qid=1255977342&sr=8-1

Another one I've seen a few people here convert

http://www.lowes.com/lowes/lkn?action=productDetail&productId=61493-47224-FRC445GB&lpage=none


I personally don't have a kegerator (yet), but I'm going to get one of these two fridges when I get the money together.



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I saw the sanyo on amazon, but didn't want to have it shipped. Wanted to be able to look at it before I buy it.
I will check the other one out at Lowes tomorrow.
Does anyone know the minimum size to hold 3 standard ball locks? I looked through the sizing the chest freezer thread, but only saw chest freezers (go figure) until I stopped looking.

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I am also in the same situation. I need a mini fridge that can hold 2 ball locks and a commercial 1/6bbl keg. (about 1/4inch wider and 3/8inch taller than a ball lock). Any ideas?

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