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Old 06-07-2006, 11:21 PM   #11
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I just took two kegs to a local welder. He cut out the top, added the fittings I wanted and handed it back in a pretty painless way for $80. I had started out using a jigsaw with the appropriate blade, and while the cutting was pretty easy (relatively speaking), the blade was too wide to effect a small enough circle.

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Old 06-08-2006, 11:56 AM   #12
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Angle grinder. 10-15 minute job.
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