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Old 12-26-2008, 03:04 AM   #1
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Anybody used a small chest freezer for a kegerator. Space is an issue and i want a double tap. Here are the dimensions. Thanks.

Height: 34-1/5 in.
Depth: 23-1/4 in.
Width: 27 in.

Kenmore 5.0 cu. ft. Manual Defrost Chest Freezer - Model 1650 at Sears.com

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Old 12-26-2008, 04:47 AM   #2
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i use a similar haier 5cf that with a 10in collar i fit four cornies and a 5#tank in

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Old 12-26-2008, 01:59 PM   #3
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My 5cf is about that big & I can fit three cornies without a problem.

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Old 12-26-2008, 03:41 PM   #4
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Do you have room for the CO2 tank or do you keep that outside?

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Old 12-27-2008, 06:01 PM   #5
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That will work fine. Check the galleries for pics and ideas. If you find something you like, all of us are willing to boast.

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Old 12-28-2008, 07:09 AM   #6
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eriktlupus and David 42 do you have any pics?

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Check out show us your kegerator and sizing your chest freezer corny kegs. Should give you some good ideas on how to do it and sizing.

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OK I think I found what I am looking for at Lowes. Do any of you have a tower on your Keezer and do you have warm beer on your first pull? Would a collar be best and is that easy enough that an idiot can do that?

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The advantage to a collar is anytime you want to add a faucet, just drill a hole. If you can read a tape measure you can build a collar. I went with a collar instead of a tower so IF I ever wanted a freezer back I could remove the collar and would not have a hole in the top. If you offer the mill man(guy that runs the saw) at HD a sixpack he will probably make the cuts for free and they will all be straight.

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Will this freezer easily fit a bucket fermentor or a 6 gal better bottle with no modification? Really want to use it as a drop in lagering and fermentation chamber. Is that possible. I know I will have to add a temperature controller but that is all i really want to have to add.

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