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Old 12-01-2009, 04:41 PM   #1
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Can you take a 5 gallon cornelius keg, cut out 2/5 of the center, and weld it back together to make a 3 gallon keg (or smaller)? The 3 gallon kegs are much more expensive ($70 vs. $20) and harder to find.

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Old 12-01-2009, 04:42 PM   #2
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If you can weld stainless you can, but paying someone to do it for you may cost you more or equal to buying a 3G
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Old 12-01-2009, 05:21 PM   #3
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There was a thread on this earlier this year. It should answer most of your questions.
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Old 12-01-2009, 05:27 PM   #4
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Yuri_Rage did it, and I recall him saying that he would NEVER do it again! I don't know anything about welding, but apparently the stainless in the kegs is very thin and he had a heck of a time. It might have been about two years or go that he posted about it- a search might turn it up.
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