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Old 11-04-2012, 10:41 PM   #1
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I just got a 6.7 cu ft kegerator first question is do you think I can fit 3 cornies in there plus the co2 tank. Of so I'm ordering an new tower either a 2 or 3 tap tower. Other then my first question the major one is how do I connect everything together I was looking into getting a 3 way distributor also. If someone could give me step by step instructions that would be great thanks.

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Old 11-05-2012, 12:42 PM   #2
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Old 11-05-2012, 12:52 PM   #3
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Do you have any corny kegs yet?

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Old 11-05-2012, 12:57 PM   #4
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I'd get a dual body regulator and a 2 way manifold that way if you wanted to have a keg force carving you could and still have the other 2 set at your dispensing psi....as far as how many kegs you can fit search for " sizing your chest freezer" thread on here...I think it'll work with your co2 on the hump! Multiple threats on here for keezer builds so you should look at a few of those too.

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I have a 5.0CF freezer. I can fit 4 kegs in it with a collar. I imagine 3 would fit on the floor of a 6.7. Check this thread for your model http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f35/sizi...ny-kegs-75449/ I use a 3 way manifold for mine. I say go for it.

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I just got a 6.7 cu ft kegerator first question is do you think I can fit 3 cornies in there plus the co2 tank. Of so I'm ordering an new tower either a 2 or 3 tap tower. Other then my first question the major one is how do I connect everything together I was looking into getting a 3 way distributor also. If someone could give me step by step instructions that would be great thanks.
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My man concern is rigging it all up I assume the lines from the tower go to the kegs and then the line from the tank goes to the manifold and then manifold to kegs right? Also will I still be able to force carb by just switching off the other kegs from the manifold thanks.

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Yes, 1 line goes from the regulator to the side of the manifold, 2-3 lines go from the check valves pointing down to your kegs. You can shut any or all off and change pressure on one or more as long as you have check valves. Make sure you use teflon tape and check for leaks. I ordered one that was pre-assembled and had a slight leak. I tightened it and fixed the problem.

I also ordered a wye splitter to add a 4th keg on mine for a one time use (my wedding). the check valves on the manifold are too close together for the wye splitter to fit parallel with the manifold, so for not it is turned 90 degrees perpendicular.

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Aren't the check valves already on the manifold?

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And where do u use the Teflon tape.

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