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Old 06-04-2012, 04:41 PM   #481
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Thanks for the inspiration!





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Old 06-06-2012, 03:31 PM   #482
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Great build, tutorial, and pictures. Thanks



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Old 06-27-2012, 02:55 AM   #483
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Old 07-07-2012, 10:26 PM   #484
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may be a dumb question, but i read in this thread that the beer lines should be 10 ft per keg....is there any length the gas lines should be? and am i correct on the 10ft beer lines

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Old 07-08-2012, 01:52 AM   #485
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I run 10' for beer and 25' for soda. CO2 line length does not matter.

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Old 07-08-2012, 01:06 PM   #486
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may be a dumb question, but i read in this thread that the beer lines should be 10 ft per keg....is there any length the gas lines should be? and am i correct on the 10ft beer lines
10 ft should be good for your average carb levels. Belgians and German wheat beers require higher CO2 and longer lines
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Old 07-08-2012, 02:56 PM   #487
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I recently switched my beer lines to around 8.5ft (I would have gotten 10 but the websites wording made it sound like 8 was the max they could cut) and I get a great pour. Most people go with 10 to avoid having to tinker around with finding the right length. I'm pretty sure there's a calculator on here somewhere for determining beer line length and I just got foot or maybe a little more of what it recommended.

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Old 07-11-2012, 03:19 AM   #488
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Dumb question, but - did anyone do this build without thinning the 2x8's to 1.25" (still using 1.5" foam insulation) and use gorilla glue (or heavy duty velcro) to hold the collar in place? Wondering how it is holding up... any pictures with a top down view would also be appreciated! Thanks!

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Dumb question, but - did anyone do this build without thinning the 2x8's to 1.25" (still using 1.5" foam insulation) and use gorilla glue (or heavy duty velcro) to hold the collar in place? Wondering how it is holding up... any pictures with a top down view would also be appreciated! Thanks!
I didn't thin the 2x8 and used either 1" or 1.5" insulation. I used metal brackets to connect the collar to the keezer, then caulked all the seams. Everything is holding up great!
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Old 08-07-2012, 11:16 PM   #490
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First, let me just say WOW & Thank You for posting all the creative and incredibly nice work all has done on this units!!!

I know this isn't the normal but my wife & I are RV'ers and have started working on our basement coach fridge/freezer, turning it in a 'RV Keezer', LOL!
Since the Boss Lady won't let me have the whole thing, the plan is to build a 4" collar and use half allowing me only one 2.5Gal Corny Keg inside, with one Perlick 525SS faucet (on it's way) and a 5# CO2 (mounted on exterior) using a bulkhead adapter with ball-lock. The other 2.5 Keg will be filled and stored next to the keezer to naturally carb.

I sure don't have your carpentry skills or the proper tools but making it work
Still a long way from finished but here goes:
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