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Old 11-06-2009, 12:52 AM   #1
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Default Smallest Freezer for 6 kegs?

I have been looking through the "Sizing your Chest Freezer for Corny Kegs" thread, plus other threads, trying to determine the smallest freezer that will hold 6 kegs.

What I want is a freezer that will hold six kegs, or four kegs and a six gallon Better Bottle, with a collar added. What is the smallest freezer that will do that?

It seems some say a 7.2cf is big enough, others say it isn't. Should I be looking at 7.5cf freezers?


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Old 11-06-2009, 01:07 AM   #2
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My 8.9 fits 5 pinlocks like a glove directly on the floor and one more on the hump if I built a tall collar. I'd say no way on the 7.2 based on how tight mine fit.


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Take a look at this thread for some solid info.

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f35/sizi...ny-kegs-75449/
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My 7 cubic foot freezer can hold 3 ball locks without a collar or 4 with a collar. You are going to need to go much larger than that.
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It seems some say a 7.2cf is big enough, others say it isn't. Should I be looking at 7.5cf freezers?
NOT A CHANCE...I just bought one. It will hold two carboys or 3 cornies & a CO2 tank...it seems like the "Sizing Your ****" thread should suit your purposes.
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A 7.5 might hold 6 kegs with a tall collar, but no way would it hold four and a better bottle. I wouldn't consider anything under a 9 cu.ft.
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It looks like this one will hold six kegs:

Magic Chef 7.2 cu. ft. at Home Depot for $219


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It looks like this one will hold six kegs:

Magic Chef 7.2 cu. ft. at Home Depot for $219


This is the one I have, and fits them great with the collar.
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This is the one I have, and fits them great with the collar.
That's the one I wanted, except Home Depot doesn't sell them in store and I nearly had a heart attack when they wanted 150 dollars to ship me a 240 dollar freezer.
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Yup, Magic Chef 7.2 FTW. It's very compact, hell, it's in my living room.


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