Originally Posted by MoRoToRiUm
You have good reasoning then- I would just hate lifting full kegs into that! (I'm also jealous because I have a Sanyo 4912 conversion and can only fit two kegs!)
That's why I attached my collar to the top. No added height when lifting kegs AND you don't have to worry about banging the shanks and other hardware when lifting kegs in and out.
I can't believe I was seriously debating which way to do it at the time. To lighten the load on the hinges (although when open it is fairly well balanced), I used a sandwhich of 1/4" masonite surounding 1" of foil backed foam.
Conical 1 - Bye-Week Blonde
Conical 2 - Empty
Carboys - Cougar Killer DIPA
Secondaries - Sunday Night Hoppy Pale Ale
Lagering in Kegs - None
Kegged: American Wheat/Rye, Nut Brown Ale, Munich Helles, Belgian Stout, Resurrection Milk Stout, Bourbon County Stout, BLC
Bottled: Oaked Bourbon Porter
Planned: Baltic Porter