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Old 11-02-2007, 03:26 PM   #41
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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...
Be careful!!! When you keep bottles that cold for extended periods of time, the cold temps can dry out and compromise the rubber seals on the bottle caps, leading to flat, oxidized beer. I don't know what temp you plan on keeping your kegerator at, but I'd be very careful about putting 'special' bottles in there for extended aging.
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Old 11-02-2007, 04:38 PM   #42
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Be careful!!! When you keep bottles that cold for extended periods of time, the cold temps can dry out and compromise the rubber seals on the bottle caps, leading to flat, oxidized beer. I don't know what temp you plan on keeping your kegerator at, but I'd be very careful about putting 'special' bottles in there for extended aging.
Evan - good point, hadn't thought about that. I do have a 'ground cellar' where they've been for now. I may just keep them there.

Would these seals dry out if I dipped the bottle-tops in brewers wax you think? The cellar will work fine, but just curious...
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Old 11-02-2007, 04:47 PM   #43
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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.
You just fish the gas line through the back, since the 10# tank doesn't fit into the 4912 with two cornies; it's the diameter of a corny itself.
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Old 11-02-2007, 06:47 PM   #44
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I know I had a couple of Sam Adam's in another refrigerator for about a month and when I opened it, dang glass had cracked and cut my finger. Do a search on here, there is a picture of the "shelf" that one member made from plywood I think and fit it on the back. I did the same thing, but don't have a way to upload the pictures.

 
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Old 11-02-2007, 06:55 PM   #45
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Do a search on here, there is a picture of the "shelf" that one member made from plywood I think and fit it on the back. I did the same thing, but don't have a way to upload the pictures.
Here's how I did it:
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Old 11-02-2007, 07:56 PM   #46
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Does anyone have a link to a source for railing on the top? I know I saw a link and a few pics a couple of months ago, but I can't seem to find either right now.
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Old 11-02-2007, 08:04 PM   #47
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Here's how I did it:
where exactly do the kegs go?
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•Scottish 80/- •Sweet Stout •Roggenbier
.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, 08:08 PM   #48
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Buford's 4912 conversion page.

 
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Old 11-02-2007, 08:10 PM   #49
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The rails can be found here: http://www.leevalley.com/hardware/pa...521,46758&ap=1

These are the ones I used:

one 01W8316 488mm SS Bar Handle (19-7/32")
two 01W8313 232mm SS Bar Handles (9-9/64")

As to where the kegs go:


The shelf in the bottom isn't very deep, it's just big enough for the CO2 tank. Another angle:
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Old 11-02-2007, 08:15 PM   #50
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Buford, I had bookmarked your conversion page a few months ago.

Not in the cards for me right now but someday!

 
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