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Old 05-03-2010, 05:46 PM   #11
Mar 2009
Bend, OR
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If I had to build my keezer again I'd add a rolling base on casters. I did this recently and it makes moving it around much easier!
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Fermenting: Guv'nor ESB
Kegged: Ominous Black Ale, Molotov IRA, 2011 Below Zero Barleywine, Cream Dream Stout, Amarillo IPA, Apfelwein

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Old 05-03-2010, 07:40 PM   #12
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Mar 2008
, Washington, the state
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I have a plan to do a bigger and better kegerator someday, but that someday will be when I have a bigger and better house. The vision is to build a cold box seamlessly into the counter space and have access from both front and top. Front to make loading and unloading easy, top to make running the lines easy as I imagine one day I will get old and lifting kegs from the top will be hard on the back and reaching into the back of a front loader to straighten out the lines will be hard on the body as well.

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Old 05-04-2010, 12:51 AM   #13
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May 2008
West Georgia
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If I had it to do over, I'd use an upright freezer. It kills my back to lift kegs in and out of my chest freezer. And it's a PITA to clean.
No sparge, no chill, no MLT, no HLT, no propane, no worries...

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Old 05-04-2010, 01:04 AM   #14
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Jan 2010
Fayetteville, NY
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Just pulled the trigger on a 25 cu ft chest freezer ... will try to document this build

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Old 05-04-2010, 01:36 AM   #15
Jun 2008
Austin, TX
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Originally Posted by ScottishPete View Post
Just pulled the trigger on a 25 cu ft chest freezer ... will try to document this build

Kegged: Belgian Dark Strong (8.9%abv)

Fermenting: Arrogant Bastard Clone, BCS Dry stout

Planned: Rye IPA, ESB, Oatmeal Pale Ale, Rye Amber

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Old 05-06-2010, 07:03 AM   #16
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Sep 2009
Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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not a god damn thing!!!!! ilove my keezer

CHeck out my pics in the link below

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