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Old 07-30-2012, 02:49 PM   #211
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I have been taking mine to work at around 1:30 and we start drinking at 5:30... haven't noticed any excessive amount of foam. My beer line is 5ft.
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Old 08-04-2012, 12:08 AM   #212
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Thanks to the help on this thread...here is mine in action. Carbon copies of a lot of the set ups on here. Only one tap for now tho...but I off set the faucet just in case


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Will 2x 5 gallon (8.5in wide) cornies fit in the igloo 70 with no lid? I am assuming that since 2x22.5 and 3's will fit that 2x5's will as well?
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Old 08-17-2012, 01:13 AM   #214
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Will 2x 5 gallon (8.5in wide) cornies fit in the igloo 70 with no lid? I am assuming that since 2x22.5 and 3's will fit that 2x5's will as well?
Without measuring I'd say it depends. If you are going to install shanks and a small manifold like I did...they will not. My kegs actually sit slightly below the shanks and 2-5-gallon cornies would not fit in mine. If you are looking at plumbing it up higher after building it up or using it to serve off of picnic taps, then maybe, depending on how you run your gas lines (if you run them thru the cooler).

I hope that made sense. If not and if my previous photos do not reflect what I mean, then let me know and I'll post more pictures.
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Great info, my intention was to build a wooden collar of some sort so taht the kegs could be completely hidden. I thought about putting shanks through the collar but I would probably still be up against the kegs at that point.

But, its safe to saw from a diameter perspective they will fit - I just need to get creative with what I do up top?
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Just an FYI - this cooler is currently $44.88 at Walmart with free shipping (if you add 12 cents of other eligable stuff to get total to 45). Better than target where shipping was through the roof and better than the only local store that wants 70 for it (Dicks Sports)
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Great info, my intention was to build a wooden collar of some sort so taht the kegs could be completely hidden. I thought about putting shanks through the collar but I would probably still be up against the kegs at that point.

But, its safe to saw from a diameter perspective they will fit - I just need to get creative with what I do up top?
Considering you are not fighting the inside height and your collar can be as tall as you want, I think you'd be ok.
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Just an FYI - this cooler is currently $44.88 at Walmart with free shipping (if you add 12 cents of other eligable stuff to get total to 45). Better than target where shipping was through the roof and better than the only local store that wants 70 for it (Dicks Sports)
http://www.walmart.com/ip/Igloo-70-Q...ndingMethod=rr

Buy it now...I paid a lot more for mine.
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http://www.walmart.com/ip/Igloo-70-Q...ndingMethod=rr

Buy it now...I paid a lot more for mine.
I snagged one, now to find some taps and shanks at a good price!
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I've been using the Coleman Xtreme5 75qt cooler for two 5-gallon kegs (with the lid open) but just got two of the Chinese 2.5 gallons kegs and THEY FIT inside with the lid CLOSED. There is plenty of room inside this thing - I can even fit a 5lb co2 tank with regulator wedged between the kegs. Just figured I'd point it out, since the new 2.5 gallon kegs are < $80ea at corny keg.com and the cooler is about $50 at Walmart.


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