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Old 08-16-2009, 03:17 PM   #1
Jul 2009
south florida
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Well about a year ago my wife and friends went out and bought me a Pre-Fab Kegerator. I was shocked and insanely happy. Now unfortunately I have been bit by the HomeBrew Bug, and looking to modify the Kegerator as much as possible. I have already converted the small C02 Canister to run 2-5gallon kegs (one store bought and one Corny for the Homebrew)

Right now I am running the Corny off picnic taps and would like to convert my single tower (which came with the unit) into a dual tower.

IS THIS POSSIBLE?!?! and if so any advice on how to do this?!?!

Thanks in advance and Cheers!

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Old 08-16-2009, 03:20 PM   #2
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Yes it is possible. I did it to mine. All you need to do is drill a hole in your tower and put in another shank Elbow Nipple Shanks.

I had to put mine a little lower than the original, but I believe this was because my tower is only 2.5 inches. I think I read that if they are 3 inches you can line them up. You are putting them 90 degrees apart of course.

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Old 08-16-2009, 03:42 PM   #3
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or buy one of these already made extensions.

Tower Adapters
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Old 09-11-2013, 02:34 PM   #4
Jan 2013
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I'm looking to do the same thing with my 2.5" draft tower. Are those shanks that you linked to ready to connect directly to a faucet? Or are there any other pieces that are needed? Thanks!

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Old 09-11-2013, 11:57 PM   #5
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Canton, Georgia
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Most 2.5 inch towers do not have enough space on the inside for two elbow shanks. Your best bet is to buy a new 3 inch tower and drill the extra hole yourself. That's what I did several years ago and it works great!

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Old 09-12-2013, 05:43 AM   #6
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Carlsbad, CA
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Yup, these are slightly cheaper:

but you can get used 2-tap towers on ebay for $50.

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