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Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-04-2014, 05:15 AM
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Posted By Texastrooper
You could use gutter guards for these like this...

You could use gutter guards for these like this guy:
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/another-drip-tray-build-446610/

Since I have been using lots of left over corrugated panels on my keezer build...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-04-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,761
Posted By Texastrooper
Thanks. I fell for the same. Sorry but these...

Thanks. I fell for the same. Sorry but these instructions leave lot to be desired. But now it is working.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-30-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By Texastrooper
Ideas for Driptrays 24"+ long ad 6" wide?

I could not find a thread around drip trays except the kegerator build thread which has become so large meanwhile that it is had to scan through it.
I am in the process to finalize my keezer built...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-29-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By Texastrooper
Thanks for pointing that out. Now I seem to...

Thanks for pointing that out. Now I seem to understand. Looks like that I cannot use the shut off valves to regulate the CO2 individually. I assume I would need secondary regulators. In this case I...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-29-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,574
Posted By Texastrooper
I had a faulty ball lock stem valve recently....

I had a faulty ball lock stem valve recently. Pulled off the party line from one of my cider kegs and did not check until over a week later. By then the Keg was empty and keezer had 2.5 gallons of...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-29-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Texastrooper
Correction: My 2 x 5 gal one handle kegs are...

Correction: My 2 x 5 gal one handle kegs are actually Spartan kegs. Not AEB. Paid $25 for the pair about 2 years ago.... ;-)
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-29-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By Texastrooper
I am planning 3 for different styles of beer, 2...

I am planning 3 for different styles of beer, 2 for different styles of Cider and one for sparkling water.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-28-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Texastrooper
I have 3 Pepsi style kegs with the rubber top and...

I have 3 Pepsi style kegs with the rubber top and 4 of the single handle kegs. 2 x 5 gal and 2 x 3.5 gal. All 4 from AEB and made in Italy. Their quality is really good and I never had any problems...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-28-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 94
Posted By Texastrooper
Anyone using Curtis Drip Trays?

I am looking for a 25" long drip tray and I found these at a place who sells coffee equipment. They have a 24" and a 28" version. The 24" seems to be 4" wide and the 28" seems to be 5" wide.
24"...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-28-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By Texastrooper
Cheap source for low pressure CO2 gauges?

I got me a 6-way manifold for my new kegerator I am just building to individually regulate the pressure per keg. I like to have a CO2 gauge on each outlet to monitor the CO2 level for each keg.
The...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-25-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By Texastrooper
Questions on temperature controllers

I am just building another keezer and am looking for another temp controller. I have been using the analog Johnson ones on my previous builds. They work great but both have copper sensors which...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-10-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,204
Posted By Texastrooper
I had luck with Craigslist and yard sales. Got...

I had luck with Craigslist and yard sales. Got two medical ball lock kegs for a total of $25 including a tap and a drip tray about 2 years ago on a yard sale. Plus a got a 3.5 gallon keg for $70 not...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-10-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By Texastrooper
Thanks a lot. Maybe the sharpy or permanent...

Thanks a lot. Maybe the sharpy or permanent marker is a good idea. Less hassle than working with dye.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-10-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By Texastrooper
What are you looking for? I know there are stores...

What are you looking for? I know there are stores in Germany who sell accessories like taps, kegs, ... Some of these stores may be able to reply in English and be will ton ship to Ireland. I could...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-08-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By Texastrooper
Possible to stain rubber seal on keezer?

I am in the process of building my second keezer. I bought a used white freezer which I now painted with chalk board paint. The whole freezer will be black with cherry wood stain on the wood color...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-20-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By Texastrooper
Thanks for the ideas. Maybe a coffin box is the...

Thanks for the ideas. Maybe a coffin box is the way to go with a large opening into the freezer so that the taps get sufficient cool air and which provides easy access to the taps for cleaning.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-20-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By Texastrooper
Flexible aluminum conduit vs copper line for thermal conductivity?

I am still debating about my kegerator design and if I should use towers or not. With shanks on the collar sticking out to the side the kegerator may become to wide to push through my doors. With...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-19-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By Texastrooper
Thanks guys. This is a nice clean setup and the...

Thanks guys. This is a nice clean setup and the counter sinking looks like a good idea. I am planning on having 6 taps as well.
What type of drill did you use to drill the larger holes with?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-19-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 4,424
Views: 391,182
Posted By Texastrooper
When you choose the restaurants based on the beer...

When you choose the restaurants based on the beer selection and not the food. Yes my family does not always agree on the places I choose...lol
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-18-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 4,424
Views: 391,182
Posted By Texastrooper
When you think beer bottles need to be used for...

When you think beer bottles need to be used for everything....
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-11-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By Texastrooper
Keezer with collar: Shanks and double hinging

Howdy all
I did some search here but could not find an answer. I am going to build another keezer which fits up to six kegs with the proper collar. Just got a cheap used chest freezer today.
On my...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 03-10-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 12,361
Views: 2,195,502
Posted By Texastrooper
You just found one????? lol... Maybe I have to...

You just found one????? lol... Maybe I have to push my wife to start to make them so that I can fine one .... lol...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 02-21-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 12,361
Views: 2,195,502
Posted By Texastrooper
Just for fun I tried some Cider juice (not sure...

Just for fun I tried some Cider juice (not sure how to call the non fermented cider :D ) from Central Market. That stuff they sell around Christmas.
I used ED's approach as I have done all the time...
Forum: Cider Forum 02-21-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,600
Posted By Texastrooper
I also always wanted to make some perry but I...

I also always wanted to make some perry but I don't really know how real Perry is supposed to taste. Never had one when I lived in the UK for some time.
I bought some imported Perry today which is...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-19-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By Texastrooper
My biggest concern is hygiene. I personally would...

My biggest concern is hygiene. I personally would be concerned with animals. The sweet smell of the taps may attract animals like racoons. You don't want to have them licking your spouts and...
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