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Old 10-30-2009, 05:06 PM   #1
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hey all,

I'm looking at picking up this fridge for a kegerator conversion:

http://salestores.com/danbydar340b.html

I'm all about keeping the footprint for this project as small as possible since im in a 1 bedroom apartment, but at 3.4 cubic ft, i think it may be too small for 2 corny kegs/C02.

What's the smallest fridge people have managed to get a dual corny keg setup in?

Thanks guys!

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Old 10-30-2009, 05:42 PM   #2
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WAY too small. The smallest I would ever concider buying would be a 5.8-6.0 cu.ft. These can easily fit two cornys with only minor modifications if any.

I think I've seen 4.3cu.ft. dorm fridges used around here, but they require you to remove the freezer and mess with the coolant lines, which I don't suggest unless you know what you're doing. You could easily ruin your fridge.

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i am interested in the answer to this too. i am about to make a kegerator or a keezer and would like the smallest duel setup

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A 4.9 cu ft compact refrigerator will hold 2 cornys and a 5 pound CO2 cylinder. I made mine from a Sanyo 4910 I bought used off CL.

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http://www.lowes.com/lowes/lkn?actio...5GM&lpage=none

Made mine from this one. Fits two cornys and the 5# CO2 as well
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http://www.lowes.com/lowes/lkn?actio...5GM&lpage=none

Made mine from this one. Fits two cornys and the 5# CO2 as well
See the dimensions on your fridge are

H - 33-1/4
W - 22 1/2
D - 21 1/2

wheras my dimensions are

H - 32 11/16
W -17 11/16
D - 20 1/8

it should be plenty high enough, depth shouldnt be a problem, my biggest worry is the width. i believe i need 16" across on the inside or im pooched
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It depends on what kind of kegs you have- are they pin lock or ball lock? Also, you need to measure the depth from where the hump starts in the back... not the full depth.

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They are ball locks.. and yeah I will have to do some mesuring from the hump to the door (i will be taking the shelving out of the door)

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http://www.lowes.com/lowes/lkn?actio...5GM&lpage=none

Made mine from this one. Fits two cornys and the 5# CO2 as well
I've looked online for pictures of the inside of this one and I can't find any? It says there is a freezer inside; did you have to make any modifications to the freezer or will both ball and pin lock kegs fit under the freezer?

I'm looking to buy a mini fridge this weekend and am trying to narrow my choices.
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I've looked online for pictures of the inside of this one and I can't find any? It says there is a freezer inside; did you have to make any modifications to the freezer or will both ball and pin lock kegs fit under the freezer?

I'm looking to buy a mini fridge this weekend and am trying to narrow my choices.
You can read all about the conversion on this site:http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/frig...version-89013/
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