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Old 11-23-2009, 02:21 PM   #1
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Hello All:
I am in the process of accumulating parts to build my keezer. It will have room for 4 kegs. Right now my set up will only accomodate 1 keg and I want to expand it with a manifold. I have the tools and equipment to make my own manifold but I would like to see exactly what all is included. So I was wondering if it would be possible for those of you with manifilds to post a picture of it? and your CO2 set up? thanks.
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Old 11-24-2009, 03:31 AM   #2
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Old 11-24-2009, 04:56 AM   #3
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I have a two-way manifold from Northern Brewer, and what you see online is exactly what you get. It' a piece of extruded aluminum with a circular center hole which is tapped for the gas in & plug. Then two holes are drilled in the side for the gas outs. I think most of the cost of these things is wrapped up in the check valves. KegConnection.com has some reasonably-priced models.

 
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Old 11-24-2009, 08:57 PM   #4
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Well I have a few pieces of 1" square aluminum stock that are 8" long. I also have a small machine shop(metal cutting lathe, drill press, grinders) so I thought I would build the manifold myself. I just wanted to see what others had so I could get a few ideas.
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Old 11-24-2009, 09:39 PM   #5
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Quote:
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Well I have a few pieces of 1" square aluminum stock that are 8" long. I also have a small machine shop(metal cutting lathe, drill press, grinders) so I thought I would build the manifold myself. I just wanted to see what others had so I could get a few ideas.
If you decide to make your own, perhaps you'd consider selling one to me?
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Old 11-24-2009, 10:41 PM   #6
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Ideally you would have shutoffs with check valves for each out port, and another one on the regulator's output. Take a look at any of the hb store websites: the money, as DavidP states, is in the check valves. other than that it's brass tees or a chunk of aluminum.

 
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Old 11-24-2009, 10:46 PM   #7
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Old 11-24-2009, 10:54 PM   #8
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if all you want is to split your gas after reg line then this is what your looking for http://www.midwestsupplies.com/produ...px?ProdID=8136
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