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Old 10-09-2013, 03:13 AM   #4771
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I guess the picture didn't translate very well. The idea was that the bases would come out and up from the collar at 90 degrees and then arching up and over in front of the keezer. The fan could also be located at the mouth of the base at the opening in the collar.

Ah! Gotcha!

You still have a similar airflow issue with that set-up too, but probably not as bad.
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Old 10-09-2013, 03:36 AM   #4772
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I got the six tap tower on ebay for a steal. Originally was going to build a collar, until I found it. Definitely easier and I think it's pretty cool too. The kegerator will hold 9 kegs and quite a few bottles. The taps were a stolen idea from a trip to the White Labs tasting room.

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Old 10-11-2013, 12:06 AM   #4773
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Default 2 fridges, 6 taps

Just put the finishing touches on the 4 tap fridge conversion. Looks good paired with the two tap kegerator.

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Old 10-11-2013, 12:41 AM   #4774
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Just put the finishing touches on the 4 tap fridge conversion. Looks good paired with the two tap kegerator.
Looks great! SWMBO was impressed (so maybe I can get one now haha)!
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Old 10-11-2013, 12:57 AM   #4775
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Just put the finishing touches on the 4 tap fridge conversion. Looks good paired with the two tap kegerator.
That lonely stout handle looks terrible in comparison to your custom handles you should fix that. Overall your setup looks amazing!
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Old 10-12-2013, 08:38 PM   #4776
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That lonely stout handle looks terrible in comparison to your custom handles you should fix that. Overall your setup looks amazing!
Use an eight ball for a tap handle. That would look cool.
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Old 10-13-2013, 05:26 AM   #4777
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Just put the finishing touches on the 4 tap fridge conversion. Looks good paired with the two tap kegerator.
Can't really open your freezer door with those tall tap handles.
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Old 10-13-2013, 05:43 AM   #4778
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Can't really open your freezer door with those tall tap handles.
I have a small L bracket mounted to the top of the opening edge of my fridge door, so when you open the freezer the fridge opens as well. This alleviates the worry of hitting my tap handles and spilling beer.
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Old 10-13-2013, 11:52 AM   #4779
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I got a lot of help and inspiration from this forum when I was building my kegerator so I wanted to share the final product: a concrete-top, industrial-style, three-tap kegerator.

I wrote up a brief guide on the build process here:
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Thanks to everyone for their help!
Probably my favorite keezer on this forum. Great style. If I didn't have an actual bar and needed to build a keezer I'd copy this in a heartbeat.
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Old 10-13-2013, 12:33 PM   #4780
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I have a small L bracket mounted to the top of the opening edge of my fridge door, so when you open the freezer the fridge opens as well. This alleviates the worry of hitting my tap handles and spilling beer.
Brilliant! My kegerator is of the same style upright fridge and I have always been stuck with the short black tap handles. I've always debated about just bolting both doors together with a bracket, but this is a much better idea. I will be copying this for sure.
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