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Old 05-18-2009, 01:01 AM   #1
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So, I got a couple of these kegs. They're 5 gallon size. I'm debating about if I should keep them or not. Has anyone seen these before? Are they good? Terrible? Am I going to be able to find a mini frige for them? What would you pay for something like this?


 
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Old 05-18-2009, 01:35 AM   #2
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they should work fine, only concern i would have is the larger diameter. I wouldn't fit 6 of those in my keezer.

 
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Old 05-18-2009, 01:37 AM   #3
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Hmmm- if they are just shorter, but still 5 gallon, I'd want two of those. They'd fit in my shorter dorm fridge, without hitting the top.

Let me know if they're for sale!
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Old 05-18-2009, 01:41 AM   #4
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Hard to tell from the photo, but you might even get one or two of those in a large ice chest for mobile serving.

 
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Old 05-18-2009, 05:03 PM   #5
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They're about 15'' tall and about 12 1/2'' in diameter. I'm able to fit one in my mini fridge, after a little modification and abuse.

 
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Old 05-18-2009, 05:10 PM   #6
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They look like those kegs brew pubs and beer plumbing folks use to pump cleaner through the lines..

I'll take two, please.

 
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Old 05-18-2009, 05:15 PM   #7
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As mentioned, this would be perfect for a mobile kegerator. Get a square "Ice Cube" cooler with wheels, I bet it would fit perfect in there.

 
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Old 05-18-2009, 05:25 PM   #8
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They might work real nice sitting on the "hump" in a chest freezer. Different, but certainly useable.

 
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Old 05-19-2009, 11:11 PM   #9
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Those kegs are approx. 20 years old.
They are the OLD style Spartanburg with rubber base insert.
We had a couple of hundred of those some years back.

Good kegs.
Use square lid O-ring, not round.
If it has the metal nut style P.R. Valve, they are no longer made; replace with a pull ring style P.R. Valve lid.

 
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Old 05-19-2009, 11:13 PM   #10
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Hmmm- if they are just shorter, but still 5 gallon, I'd want two of those. They'd fit in my shorter dorm fridge, without hitting the top.

Let me know if they're for sale!
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