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Old 03-01-2009, 12:36 AM   #1
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Flyangler posted a great source for Perlicks- so I bought a couple and finally made my kegerator look nice, instead of using picnic taps. Well, with some modifications, I put three kegs in the apartment sized fridge but only had order two faucets and drip trays. So, I got online and ordered another faucet set up and drip tray. It's not finished, but here is the work so far:

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The black area above the taps is chalkboard paint, so I can write the beers over the taps.

A few messes and a few minor incidences slowed the work, so it took several hours, but I'm happy with it so far!

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Old 03-01-2009, 12:39 AM   #2
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Random question: Is that brush on or spray on chalkboard paint?

Looks good by the way.

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Spray- on chalkboard paint. I'm supposed to let it sit 24 hours, then chalk it up and erase it before using.

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Is an apartment size fridge the same thing as a dorm size fridge? Like the size of the Sanyo everyone uses?

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No, this fridge is about 5 feet tall and about 3/4 the size of a regular fridge.

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Looks great! Care to repost the Perlick link (if the source is still available)?

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Looks great! Care to repost the Perlick link (if the source is still available)?
Sure! I bought two (now three!) of these: PERLICK FORWARD SEAL FAUCET WITH SHANK @ Williams Brewing

It's by far the best price I've seen for the faucet, shank, parts, and tap handle. I got the drip trays from them, too.
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Thanks. I'll have to pick me up some of those.

So, that fridge, how many kegs can it hold?

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It holds three, with the co2 tanks outside, or two with a co2 tank inside.

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