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Old 06-03-2010, 05:53 PM   #1
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Hey Guys,
I am interested in building a 3 tap draft tower, however I definitely don't want to pay those ridiculous prices for a tower from the the LHBS's. Being the not-too-hardware-store savy type, and knowing there is a lot of creativity on this board, I was wondering what you guys use for your towers. I like the T-towers and the arching pass through towers. I know there must be some metal shapes from the hardware stores I can use. So I am wondering what you guys think.

I did see Jester369's idea with a wooden box and some foam (http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/keez...tml#post649609), though I think I will do this one day, I don't have the time to encase the whole keezer in wood at the moment. So I am thinking about sticking with some metal.

Anyway you guys are a creative group so I thought I would ask!

Edit: This is for use on top of a keezer (cutting holes in the lid and placing it on top)

Cheers!

Reason: placement of the tap.
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Use PVC pieces and insulation
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Depends if you're talking on top of a bar or on a kegerator.

I went coffin box on my bar which is another option.

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Yea, I thought about using PVC, but I thought metal would look a bit nicer. Thanks for the suggestion though.
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Depends if you're talking on top of a bar or on a kegerator.

I went coffin box on my bar which is another option.

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/gallery/...l&ppuser=20497
This is for use on the top of a chest freezer (keezer). I like the way wood looks, however I don't have the time right now to put the entire freezer in a coffin box, so I am going to try and find a metal solution for now, to make the system functional (can't wait!) and then I will work on a wooden solution when I get some time.

BTW Nice coffin box you got there!
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Yeah, it's scary easy:


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how the hell do you fit two kegs in that???
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how the hell do you fit two kegs in that???
Two 3g cornies are a perfect fit corner to corner. I ran the faucets out the front of mine & use a 9oz paintball CO2 bottle. Plenty of room for a couple spare CO2 bottles & ice.
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Two kegs, a paintball bottle with adapter, regulator, hoses, connectors, 20lbs ice and room for a few bottles.

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Two kegs, a paintball bottle with adapter, regulator, hoses, connectors, 20lbs ice and room for a few bottles.

Oh, that is soooo sexy. Is that the 70qt rolling Ice Cube?
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