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Old 09-08-2009, 01:23 AM   #1
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Default Craigslist score - how to adapt for cornies and kegerator

So I got (what I think is) a sweet deal on some equipment for my not-too-distant kegerator build.

I got a stainless 2-tap tower with Perlick taps, sanke keg couplers, and tubing.

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Total was $50 for the whole thing but not sure whether the couplers are of any use to me since i plan on using cornelius kegs. Is there anything that acts as an adaptor between this coupler and a cornie keg?

Also, you think this is a decent deal (felt like I could have negotiated a bit better)?

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no adapter or anything. just need to change over to ball lock connects on the tubing

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no adapter or anything. just need to change over to ball lock connects on the tubing
Where is a good place to find these? I feel like they will be tougher to come by than locally on craigslist.
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Where is a good place to find these? I feel like they will be tougher to come by than locally on craigslist.
any local homebrew shop, online homebrew shop or kegging shop.

i like micromatic.com, morebeer.com or austinhomebrew.com
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Old 09-08-2009, 01:33 AM   #5
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Try one of the online distributors, or your LHBS. It's always good to have a Sanke keg connector though, makes it easy when you fell like buying a half barrel of your favorite brew.

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OK...I'll buy the sanke D couplers....or you could keg w/ them.

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Old 09-08-2009, 10:41 AM   #7
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This kit is complete and works great, it's what I bought.

Sanke Tap to Homebrew Conversion Kit, with disconnects

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You don't need a conversion kit, if you are using ball lock cornelious kegs you just need these...

Liquid Connecttion and Gas Connection. Just connect them to your liquid hose, and gas hose respectively.

I say hang on to at least one of the Sanke couplers though, they are nice for times like this...


$50 is a great deal for a tower and a couple Perlicks and Sanke couplers!

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Old 09-09-2009, 02:32 AM   #9
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That ghetto tower rocks ass.
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All that engineering and no DUCT TAPE

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