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Old 01-23-2012, 12:29 AM   #61
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Whats the total cost for a two faucet tower conversion if Im starting from scratch? Trying to judge if this would be more cost effective than going with something like this, 379 shipped is tempting.
Walmart.com: Igloo 6.0-Cubic Foot Kegerator Beer Dispenser / Refrigerator: Appliances

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Old 01-23-2012, 02:45 AM   #62
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Ended up with dual stainless perlick in a Sanyo for about 400. Those ones at wallyworld may be good if your not comfortble with drilling holes in a used fridge... Otherwise I doubt you'll save much. I'm begging they don't come with a gas tank or homebrew connections, prob sanke adapter

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Old 01-23-2012, 03:41 AM   #63
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Ended up with dual stainless perlick in a Sanyo for about 400. Those ones at wallyworld may be good if your not comfortble with drilling holes in a used fridge... Otherwise I doubt you'll save much. I'm begging they don't come with a gas tank or homebrew connections, prob sanke adapter
It comes with a 2.5lb tank and dual regulator. Maybe not homebrew connections, plus I would want to have dual taps which means a new tower. Might as well do it myself. Im relatively handy and drilling it doesnt seem that difficult. Thanks!
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Old 01-23-2012, 05:48 PM   #64
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I'm surprised it can with a co2 tank. But at 2.5 I can't imagine it would last wrong. When its hot outside my 5 gal usually only gets 3.5 on a refill.

Your prob better off doing it yourself... You will have a chance to buy better parts from the getgo

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I'm surprised it can with a co2 tank. But at 2.5 I can't imagine it would last wrong. When its hot outside my 5 gal usually only gets 3.5 on a refill.

Your prob better off doing it yourself... You will have a chance to buy better parts from the getgo
Still pretty torn. I dont even know if I will be able to find the Sanyo locally, and ideally under $200. The igloo is attractive because its 6 cubic ft which is quite a bit and might be able to hold 3 cornies plus CO2. I would also be able to use it right away while I slowly piece together components for a 2/3 tap tower. I only work part time because Im a student so money flow isnt constant.
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Old 01-23-2012, 10:37 PM   #66
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You could always use a picnic tap while you save for the tower. Also, do a search. There are several models that work well... sanyo was just the most popular. I got mine discounted due to it being discontinued, so they are prob going to be even harder to get.

Add up the cost of a tower, 5 lb tank, ball lock connecters, and a regulater. Then figure you spend that anyway... Either upgrading you wallyworld one or installing on the new one. Sometimes buying the right part once is cheaper than replacing crappy parts you already paid for

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