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Old 11-05-2013, 11:19 PM   #1
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Default Can i turn a mini fridge into a jockey box.

Since the weather is turning to crap here in sconsin. I have a kegerator in the garage, when it gets snowy and freaking cold soon, I don't want to go outside to the garage and get a beer. I have a mini fridge that I'm not using and was wondering if I could put some copper coil inside and keep the keg and c02 outside the fridge. Would this work, how much tubing would I need. I wouldn't be using this for parties or anything. Just for when I get home from work and just need a pint to relax. Has anyone tried this?

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Old 11-05-2013, 11:57 PM   #2
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Why don't you just turn the mini fridge into a kegerator? If you want it to function like a jockey box the coil would have to sit in a bucket full of ice in the fridge, or the whole fridge would have to be the same temperature as a cooler full of ice. maybe i'm wrong?

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Old 11-06-2013, 12:04 AM   #3
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Why not run a beer line from the kegerator to inside the house?

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Old 11-06-2013, 12:09 AM   #4
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Might want to research why it's not a great idea to use copper for your coil. but your idea is sound otherwise. Just have the coil sit in a bucket of water.

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Old 11-06-2013, 01:00 AM   #5
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Well the keg won't fit in the mini fridge, can't run a line from the garage to the house. I have a detached garage that has no insulation ( off subject, would my beer freeze if I had it in the fridge during the icy cold winters) and I'll do research on the copper

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Old 11-06-2013, 03:47 PM   #6
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10 degrees is 10 degrees even if there is a door!

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Old 11-06-2013, 07:44 PM   #7
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10 degrees is 10 degrees even if there is a door!
That's what I figured
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