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Old 06-19-2006, 01:46 AM   #11
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I didn't bother making one, I bought a house that already had one. Much easier that way

That would be easier! Good for you!



 
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Old 06-19-2006, 04:10 AM   #12
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is this really any different than what HVAC guys do at restaurants? They build them to size in your space right - just with a much heavier duty compressor / condensor unit.


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Old 06-19-2006, 01:28 PM   #13
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here is a link to Jamil Z.'s walk in cooler and brew shed..


http://www.mrmalty.com/brewstuff.php
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Old 06-19-2006, 04:52 PM   #14
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Wow, that guy's equipment was out of control! Good information on how to insulate the walls as well as what type of cooling unit to use.


Awesome link. That's just what I needed.....now to find a place...


 
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Old 06-20-2006, 04:54 AM   #15
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That's some good information...AND an email address to ask questions! Thanks!

 
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Old 06-21-2006, 04:38 AM   #16
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Here's another link I just found:

http://franklinbrew.org/members/sj/walkin.html

 
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Old 06-21-2006, 05:16 AM   #17
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Another awesome link! By the time I make mine, I'll be able to combine all the ideas into one insane cooler.


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Old 06-21-2006, 05:13 PM   #18
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Check out this guy's brewshed.

http://www.jrbrewing.com/brewshed/

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Old 06-21-2006, 05:24 PM   #19
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Now I know what I will be doing once I have a basement that I can finish

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very nice drost. I like the tap set up. How far from the kegs to the taps? And does the beer in the lines get worm between glasses?
If you add the faucets directly to the wall of the cold-room, which is what I would do, then you should not have that problem at all. And yes it would be rather inconvenient for the beer to warm up in the line if you only drink one or two pints a day.

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Old 09-05-2007, 06:33 AM   #20
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Building something similar in my basement. Any reason not to use an outside door for the door into it? Maybe add some insulation to the inside for good measure?

Given the small area (5'x3'x8'), was also thinking of re-purposing the guts of the current keg fridge and framing out a section below it on one side to house it. Any thoughts? Better to buy a purpose built compressor unit? Not so sure about the A/C venting into the room...



 
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