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Old 01-30-2011, 07:36 PM   #1
RScottyL
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I have acquired a Dynasty R450-C (1994) model mini fridge from someone at work, and want to convert it to a kegerator.

Unfortunately, I have not been able to find any information about this fridge, and need to be pointed in the right direction.

According to the label on the back, the dimension are:

19.06" w
21.61" d
33.46" h

Here is the product label on the back, showing the model #:


Here is the label from the compressor in the back:


As it currently stands, this freezer compartment sits too low to get any kegs underneath it, and will need to be modified:


Here is a shot of the front, which I will need to repaint:


a shot of the inside of the door, which, I would like to modify and just make it all flat:


A full shot of the inside:



 
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Old 01-31-2011, 04:41 AM   #2
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This fridge looks a lot like the magic chef fridge I'm in the process of converting. It's 4.4 cubic feet. Bending the freezer tray can be a b*tch because you can ruin it if you kink the coolant line. This is a pretty good video that hopefully will be able to help you. i was lucky enough to score the exact fridge from the video for only $25.



 
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Old 01-31-2011, 04:52 PM   #3
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Thanks for the information.

Yeah, I knew I was going to have to remove that metal freezer section and bend it or move it somehow, so this gives me ideas.

I will also have to definately remove the inner door area, to have more room.

I also then need to figure out if I want to install a tower dispenser, or just go through the door. It will mostly depend on if I can cut through the top with cutting any of the coolant lines.

I would prefer to mount a tower and do it that way, as I don't really have a shelf that I could use to bring the fridge up to height.

 
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Old 02-01-2011, 12:53 PM   #4
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I'm planning on going through the top for mine for a tower. You could do one of those cornstarch tests to see if there's any lines on the top. I get the impression with these types of fridges there isn't really much going through the top so it's pretty easy to put a tower on them. Also if you put taps on the door they're kind of low for pouring beer.

 
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Old 02-05-2013, 04:44 PM   #5
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Did you finish your dynasty fridge? Where did you drill for the tower?



 
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