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Old 12-02-2010, 05:04 AM   #1
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Default Is this fridge too small to make into a kegerator?

So I found a Haier NuCool fridge for sale. Here are the specs...

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oolant free "Green" technology - Reversible DoorUltra-QuietAuto Defrost and Adjustable Thermostat2-Liter Bottle Storage3 Full-width Interior Shelves - Recessed Door Handle Detailed Specifications Width 17-23/32"" Depth 20-21/32"" Height 28 - 3/4"" Weight 35.2 lbs. and it 2.8 cubic feet
I am just getting into kegging and I purchased a 2 keg ball lock setup with 5lb bottle from keg connections. I don't know if this would be too cramped to make it work. Anyone else know?


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Old 12-02-2010, 05:16 AM   #2
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I picked up a small nucool before on CL which was very small to use for a fermentation chamber. I thought it would be sufficient but I was wrong, what a waste of time. Do yourself a favor and try to find a compressor driven unit. Good luck.


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Old 12-02-2010, 05:22 AM   #3
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Gotcha. Thanks.
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Yeah 2.8 cu ft. volume is definitely too small.
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Old 12-02-2010, 04:20 PM   #5
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What would be the minimum size I should look for?
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I saw a guy the other day bring a 5lb CO2 tank and 2 - 5 gallon corny kegs into Home Depot and he went right to the appliance section.

He was test fitting them into mini fridges when I walked by him and told him to get a chest freezer instead because it holds more. He asked what I had and I told him I have a old top freezer bottom fridge for now and that i'll do a chest freezer soon.

He said that he was fed up with looking on craigslist for a mini fridge and would take the chance with bringing in his tank and kegs......hehehe

I would of chatted longer about beer but I had the kids with me. Was that anyone on here?
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Good stuff. Ya I am searching craigslist now but everything is really small. There is one chest freezer that would definitely work but it is a bit big but I guess at the right price it could work.
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What would be the minimum size I should look for?
4.4 cu ft.


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