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Old 04-29-2010, 10:23 PM   #11
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another option with a 5 gallon keg. I like the two keg option what is the diameter of those small kegs? If they are the same as the five gallon I wonder if you could put two five gallon kegs coming through the top like I did with the single I will have to measure.




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Old 04-29-2010, 11:45 PM   #12
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another option with a 5 gallon keg. I like the two keg option what is the diameter of those small kegs? If they are the same as the five gallon I wonder if you could put two five gallon kegs coming through the top like I did with the single I will have to measure.

The three gallon kegs are the same dimensions as the five gallon, only about 8 inches shorter.


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The three gallon kegs are the same dimensions as the five gallon, only about 8 inches shorter.

ditto. its a tight squeeze with the 2-3 gallons, and if you have 5 gallons in there you are going to be cutting through the corners of your lid, leaving a not so aesthetically pleasing product. If you try it out, let us know, it would be interesting if it works, and hella cheaper than finding 2 3 gallon kegs.
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Old 05-17-2010, 08:25 PM   #14
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These look fantastic. Do you carbonate the beer with those little paintball tanks too, or do you use a 5# for that?

I've never kegged my beer before, but this seems like an awesome idea for BBQ's and parties. Would be a fun summer project for me to work on.
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Old 05-17-2010, 08:40 PM   #15
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I just use the paint ball tank for pushing I use a 5# for carbonating.Not sure about the summer project I think it took me maybe 30 min or so to build after I got the parts together.I built it the morning before a party.good luck
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I just use the paint ball tank for pushing I use a 5# for carbonating.Not sure about the summer project I think it took me maybe 30 min or so to build after I got the parts together.I built it the morning before a party.good luck
What did you use to cut a hole in the top of the cooler? Also, do you have any problems with foaming by having the faucet screw directly into the disconnect?
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Old 05-18-2010, 02:22 PM   #17
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I used a jig saw with a long blade and a hole saw for the paintball tank.Yes some foaming problems but I just turn the pressure down real low I now have the mixer inserts to put it the dip tube to help this problem even more but I have not tried them yet I am out of beer
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Heres mine. I moved my tank to the outside, It kept freezing on me.
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Those are sweet I want one of those for when i goto the beach $6 beers goodbye lol. Just me and my Wife getting good and toasty lol. What is the parts list and cost on one of those?


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