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Old 12-23-2008, 04:04 PM   #1
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Can you lay a CO2 bottle on it's side and continue to use it?

I think that would solve a kegerator space issue I am about to have.



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Old 12-23-2008, 04:32 PM   #2
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Can you lay a CO2 bottle on it's side and continue to use it?

I think that would solve a kegerator space issue I am about to have.
No!

The CO2 in that bottle is in liquid state. Gravity / Liquid / You do the math.

If you have space issues inside the kegorator, then rig some fittings through the wall and have the bottle outside.


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Old 12-23-2008, 04:35 PM   #3
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Put it outside. Problem solved. If it's a 5lb tank you can just mount it to the wall on the back of the fridge.

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Nope. You'll have liquid CO2 flow into your regulator and quite possibly ruin it.

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That's what I thought. But I have seen a pic of someone mounting their bottle on it's side in a little kegerator. Seems like they had the regulator on top.

I have a dual regulator setup. I can run one line through the drain hole in the fridge without issue, but if I run two lines, I will have to enlarge the hole, or figure out some other way to run it.

I need a keezer. I can't even put six kegs and a CO2 bottle in my kegerator!

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Why don't you just run one line through the hole and put the manifold on the inside of the keezer? Or do you want two lines for different PSI's?

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You can have the co2 on its side if you install a siphon so you only get gas and not liquid. Same idea paintballers use on their co2 tanks.



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