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Old 06-26-2012, 08:47 PM   #1
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Default Show us your upright refrigerator "Kegerator" conversion.

I am looking for ideas. I have a small 16.5 cu. ft. apartment top freezer refrigerator and I want to see what you guys have come up with.



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Old 06-27-2012, 08:03 PM   #2
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My old keg fridge...





I painted it black with a rattle can of appliance epoxy. The handle is off of a commercial range. I wanted both the freezer and refrigerator door to open at the same time so I pinned the two doors together. The logo was made on Photoshop and then printed on vinyl at a local sign shop.

I've since sold that fridge and converted a Gladiator Garageworks Chillerator into a keg fridge.



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Old 06-27-2012, 08:09 PM   #3
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Thanks for posting.
How did you "pin" the doors together? I was just thinking about screwing a piece of angle to the door, as i want both of mine to open at the same time too.

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Most top freezer refrigerators have reversible doors. Because of this, there are mounting points (holes) for the center hinge on the bottom side of the freezer door/top side of the refrigerator door on both sides of each door. To pin them together, pull the freezer door off, put a short section of threaded rod with two nuts on it into the hole on the top of the refrigerator door (on the side you will have the handle on), put the freezer door back on making sure the threaded rod is seated in the hole on the bottom side of the freezer door, tighten the nuts on the threaded rod up against the doors to prevent wobbling and your done.

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Old 06-27-2012, 08:22 PM   #5
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Here's a pic of my old kegerator. Not the best picture quality.

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Ultimately I think I should have stopped at five kegs. Getting six in there is a tight fit and I have to fight to get hoses from being pinched.





More pics: https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/116663256079420482910/albums/5706268535769955057

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So you are serving through the side? How did you make sure you did not hit gas lines?

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I did my best to find what I could about my fridge online. From what I could tell there were no cooling lines on the sides. Though I did hit the wiring for door light

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This should be a great thread to follow! I'm hoping to find a large enough upright freezer to hold 6 kegs and a CO2 tank. I plan on running a trunk line from the basement to my six tap brass tower in the dining room. It will be cooled by an submersible pump. Anyone used an upright freezer rather than a fridge?

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Craig, I know you have already seen mine but figured I show it off anyway.









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