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Old 11-22-2012, 07:28 PM   #141
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I had to join after I saw this thread. Just bought an under counter model and have been reading up on mods to do. The copper seems to be exactly what I am looking for. Just a quick question if you don't mind. The lines/copper tubing going up through the counter, is it just straight up in into the tower or is there any pvc pipe from the kegerator through the counter and into the tower???

Can't wait to get mine finished, just a week away!!!!

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Old 12-13-2012, 09:14 AM   #142
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Anyone have their kegerator outside and use copper? I'm I'm fl and it can get up there in outside temps. Does I work in the heat of summer?

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Old 01-17-2013, 06:24 PM   #143
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The black plastic pipe is called ABS and is available at most home building supply centers.

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Old 01-18-2013, 12:55 AM   #144
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My tower is copper cooled also in the same way as the other posters, works great for me

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Has anyone tried soldering the copper tube to the taps and connecting the flex beer lines to the copper inside the kegerator? I think this would be nicer and I could run hard lines back to the hinge (of the keezer I'm planning to build). Anyone see a problem with this idea?

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Old 01-24-2013, 03:08 AM   #146
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Has anyone tried soldering the copper tube to the taps and connecting the flex beer lines to the copper inside the kegerator? I think this would be nicer and I could run hard lines back to the hinge (of the keezer I'm planning to build). Anyone see a problem with this idea?
As long as you can solder copper to whatever metal the connection tube is
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Old 01-24-2013, 12:14 PM   #147
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Does anyone know if there are any dangers to having beer plumbed directly into copper pipe? IIRC beer is mildly accidic (carbonic acid at least), and dissolves copper. Albeit very slowly, I justdon't remember wether copper poisoning could be a factor...I'm sure someone more informed than me will chime in here

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I was worried about this but I saw this article

http://morebeer.com/brewingtechnique....5/miller.html

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Great idea! Question: I am about to to a build which will be built into my cabinets and the tower will be on the counter top. The height is not a huge difference but it is higher than just coming straight out of the top of the fridge. It's 4" higher. Would this application work in your opinion?

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Old 05-26-2013, 12:55 PM   #150
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Hi All,
I was wondering if anyone used this method when their fridge was in the basement and the tower was on the first floor ( counter height)? I am planning on building a tower made of copper at my kitchen sink, but my mini fridge needs to be in the basement for space issues ( small house). I would appreciate any feedback on this. Thanks in advance.

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