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Old 01-24-2007, 10:28 PM   #1
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Anybody have experience with these? It looks like you use a CO2 cartridge and injector w/a picnic tap.


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Old 01-24-2007, 11:23 PM   #2
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Most people use them to take with them. They are like gold! I just bought 2 used ones for $120, which was the best price I could find.


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Oh Yeah, I have a 3 gallon keg and I use it to go.



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Ed, I have to get one of them, where did that come from?
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Target has the coolers on sale right now with your local NFL team (sticker) logo on it. 25 bucks I am in AZ and our Target had a San Diego Chargers cooler for $9.99, could not pass it up
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Do you have to hit the CO2 everytime you pour? Approx cost of that set up in the picture?

Thanks for posting those pics, I am an extremely jealous man right now!
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Do you have to hit the CO2 everytime you pour? Approx cost of that set up in the picture?
Before I head out, I charge it with 20 lbs from the big tank. It takes only two 12 gram cartridges to dispense the 3 gallons. I had the charger connected to a bulkhead on the outside (cause it was cool and they did the same thing on the Morebeer model where I got the idea) but then I took it off cause now it is out of sight out of mind. I don't need some idiot coming up and blowing the whole cartridge in the keg at one time.

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You can get a 2.5 gallon keg "NEW" for $99 like this.



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