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Old 10-09-2007, 01:50 AM   #31
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Well then, That was, unnecessary.

 
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Old 10-09-2007, 02:52 PM   #32
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Eh, it's Cheese. He's just being silly.
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Old 11-02-2007, 01:43 PM   #34
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So, is there something "special" about the Sanyo 4912? I'm assuming there is. The wife and I discussed it at length last night, and she really is not keen on yet another chest freezer in our basement (2 is enough)...but she's cool on a fridge conversion like this. But I'm just curious as to what the unique properties of the 4912 are that make it optimal for kegerator conversion.
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Old 11-02-2007, 02:02 PM   #35
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1. It has no freezer section.
2. The way it's designed, there is a molded back "shelf" that can hold a 5 pound CO2 tank without any additions.
3. If you take out the front door molding, very easy to do, make a little free standing lip shelf, it will hold two cornies plus a ten pound CO2 tank.
4. With the 5 pounder, you can still use two cornies and keep the molding on the front door which some folks use to store yeasts, bottles, hops, grains, etc etc.
5. The front doors are reversible.
6. It's cheap, works well, can adjust the temperature and looks good.

 
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Old 11-02-2007, 02:02 PM   #36
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There is no freezer section in the 4912 unlike most dorm fridges. The compressor hump in the back is also pretty small. I can fit 2 kegs in my 4912 and I didn't even remove the inside of the door (I keep my co2 tank outside the fridge though).

Edit: Doh, Ol' Grog beat me to it by mere seconds.

 
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Old 11-02-2007, 02:04 PM   #37
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Cool...looks like that's the way to go. So where's the best place to find one?
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.primary | bright:
98: Moss Hollow Soured '09 72: Oude Kriek 99: B-Weisse 102: Brett'd BDSA 104: Feat of Strength Helles Bock 105: Merkin Brown
.on tap | kegged:
XX: Moss Hollow Springs Sparkling Water 95: Gott Mit Uns German Pils 91b: Brown Willie's Oaked Abbey Ale 103: Merkin Stout
98: Yorkshire Special 100: Maple Porter 89: Cidre Saison 101: Steffiweizen '09 (#3)

 
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Old 11-02-2007, 02:22 PM   #38
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Would someone care to post pics of the modifications needed so that you can fit a 10# CO2 and 2 cornies in there? I am considering this model, and have a 2 keg kit with 10# tank on the way from kegconnection.com. Thanks in advance.

 
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Old 11-02-2007, 03:11 PM   #39
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ol' Grog
1. It has no freezer section.
2. The way it's designed, there is a molded back "shelf" that can hold a 5 pound CO2 tank without any additions.
3. If you take out the front door molding, very easy to do, make a little free standing lip shelf, it will hold two cornies plus a ten pound CO2 tank.
4. With the 5 pounder, you can still use two cornies and keep the molding on the front door which some folks use to store yeasts, bottles, hops, grains, etc etc.
5. The front doors are reversible.
6. It's cheap, works well, can adjust the temperature and looks good.
Good summary - I'll be doing my conversion in about a week when I receive my shipment from Kegconnection as well... I plan on leaving the door on, as you say, in order to store some vacuum packed hops, yeast, etc. and a few "vintage" bottles that I've been cellaring - an Otto's Imperial Stout, a 3 year vintage DFH WW Sout, a 1+ year old DFH 120 IPA, and a few belgians/lambics...
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Old 11-02-2007, 03:23 PM   #40
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Best Buy carries them. They are running $209 on the website right now, but they go on sale at the store from time to time. I think I picked mine up for $169.

 
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