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Old 08-19-2008, 04:55 PM   #1
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New guy here (a neighbor who I got addicted to hombrewing referred me to the site) and thought I'd post some pics of my Home Depot freezer turned kegerator. I don't remember the model number off of my head but I can get it tonight.

This will eventually be integrated into a bar sometime.

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Double sided insulating foam:


Building the 2x4 collar (3 taps is enough plus room for bottles):

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4 kegs with a 5# C02 tank but I opted for a 20# C02 tank:


Still in need of the 3rd ventmatic but this shows you the collar and the fan that comes on with the freezer for active cooling all controlled from the Ranco ETC.


Currently configured with all 3 taps (although I just ran out of C02 and I will be cleaning up the lines/mounting the new manifold setup):


I Kilz'd the collar since I doubt I'll be getting around to covering it in red oak as I originally planned. Pardon the few mess up spots where it dripped.



I have a 10" drip plate but I'm not even going to install it. I'm wait for a 13" wide with a 12" tall backsplash one to arrive so that I can mount it to the collar vs. the freezer itself. With the exception of the foam (a few extra minutes of work) everything can quickly/easily be returned back to normal if need be.

Currently on tap-Rogue Dead Guy Ale clone (grain/extract) and a Bavarian Hefeweizen (all extract) with some extra hops I tossed in for fun.

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I have a few different tap handles that I swap out depending on my mood. The Quagmire one is also a bobblehead. The strong beers are poured through that.

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WOW! That looks EXACTLY like the setup of one of my neighbors.... Could it be?!?!

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Hi Will!

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Quick pic update:



All 3 taps operating nicely with a Celebration Ale Clone, Blue Moon Clone, and Willamette Ale.

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What about a bottle cap catcher? One of my friends threw one on his wall (we party a lot there) and it does wonders.

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Giggity giggity....I love the Quagmire handle...f'n awesome, lol.

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