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Old 06-24-2010, 03:36 PM   #51
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Thanks for this useful thread. I am really nervous about doing this to a new fridge, but fount the exact same model # so I'm going to follow your instructions. Any advice on putting the CO2 OUTSIDE the box? Hope mine comes out as sharp as yours, nice job.
There are a few threads on this model build, and one of them has the ideal place to drill a hole in the compressor hump to run your co2 hose to the outside, do a search and you should find it relatively easy.
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Old 07-31-2010, 08:29 PM   #52
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Hi,

I just got this same fridge from Lowes (it is a discontinued model, they only had a couple left in stock!!).

Anyway, I didn't even need to remove the top, and I used a couple of filtered water dispensers on top ($50 each, lowes) and they work great.

However, this fridge will NOT, i repeat NOT fit 2 coke style corny kegs. The coke style I bought were ball-lock conversions, not actual pepsi ones which are about an inch in diameter smaller!!

Just beware, I had to go out and buy new corny kegs, and the pepsi ones are a little harder to find!! But yes you can fit 2 pepsi kegs in there.

But all in all this fridge works great, and the freezer portion comes right out with 2 screws. NICE.

 
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Old 01-14-2011, 05:12 PM   #53
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Anyone know if an Ale Pail with airlock will fit in one of these?

 
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Old 04-25-2012, 11:22 PM   #54
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I picked one of these up today and the threads are tremendously lengthy with a wealth of information. I would like to put a double tower toward the rear but I am still concerned about drilling through cooling lines. How have you all determined exactly where the lines run?

 
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Old 04-26-2012, 03:14 AM   #55
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i have just finished mine today. i put a two tap tower on it but my pipe line is dry so i have a 1/4 keg of yuengling on tap right now


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Old 08-02-2012, 05:48 PM   #56
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i have just finished mine today. i put a two tap tower on it but my pipe line is dry so i have a 1/4 keg of yuengling on tap right now





What model fridge is that?

Is that larger than the Danby 440BL?

 
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Old 02-16-2013, 02:57 PM   #57
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Special thanks to Chris for posting this thread. I mounted a draft tower on this fridge last weekend with the advice found here. I am going to try using just copper tubing, wrapped in insulation tape, wrapped in foam to keep the lines cool with the hopes that I will not need a fan.

With this setup, what length liquid lines are people using? I probably should have switched out the lines that came with the tower before mounting, but alas, I was too excited to get the build under way.

 
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Old 08-26-2013, 01:21 PM   #58
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This is very similar to what i plan to do this weekend! I plan to have on commercial 1/6 barrel and one corny keg. A 1/6th barrel is slightly wider (by about an inch). Do you think it is going to fit? If i can avoid carving out the compressor hump i would really like to. How did removing the light/thermostat go? Any issues?

 
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Old 08-27-2013, 10:16 PM   #59
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Two corny kegs barley fit side-by-side, so you may be hard pressed to fit two of anything else in this fridge.
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Old 12-10-2013, 12:59 PM   #60
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What type of conversion kit should I purchase for this project? And if I plan on purchasing kegs should I buy a commercial kit verse a home brew kit? Should I get sanke couplers and will they fit? Thanks!

 
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