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Old 02-04-2011, 12:02 PM   #1
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Default Best AVAILABLE mini fridge for corny kegs

What is the best available mini fridge for both storing multiple (2-4) corny kegs and a CO2 tank and for converting to a kegerator?

I've been searching relentlessly the past few days. It seems like the Sanyo 4912M was the hot ticket, but it's no longer produced and nearly impossible to find. Then it was the Frigidaire FRC445GB, but that seems to be impossible to find these days as well.

I'm looking for one that I can buy at Wal-Mart/Lowes/Home Depot/Costco/Sams/Best Buy/etc so I don't have to deal with shipping and such.


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Old 02-04-2011, 12:41 PM   #2
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Even the best mini fridge is going to be a 2-keg setup. If you want more, think about a chest freezer.


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Old 02-04-2011, 12:52 PM   #3
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Even the best mini fridge is going to be a 2-keg setup. If you want more, think about a chest freezer.
I can live with 2 kegs.

I don't want to deal with removing freezers, relocating thermostats and lights, bending gas lines, etc.

What should I get?
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Old 02-04-2011, 03:08 PM   #4
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ive seen 4912's on craigslist in nj you just have to be vigilant

http://newjersey.craigslist.org/app/2188953304.html

this one looks good... amazing price

i emailed him but he hasnt replied yet

i dont need, but i woudl pick it up just cause its a good deal
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Old 02-04-2011, 03:15 PM   #5
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The Danby 4.4 seems to be a good start. Best Buy, Lowes, Wal Mart, etc. seem to all list it online but not carry it in store though.
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Danby 4.4 is web order, store pick-up from your local Wal-Mart. Nice unit. Easy to convert.
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I have the Danby 4cf with no freezer, picked it up at hh greg in Lawrencville NJ.

Just checked their website and they're not showing it anymore, but they have a whirlpool 4.4 no freezer.

Reason: new info
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I have the Danby 4cf with no freezer, picked it up at hh greg in Lawrencville NJ.

Just checked their website and they're not showing it anymore, but they have a whirlpool 4.4 no freezer.
That's awesome. That store is like 30 minutes from me. That specific model isn't showing on their website but I will definitely call them and swing by tomorrow.

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Wait, they do have the 4.4 Whirlpool, which I believe is just a rebranded Danby.

They also have a 4.6 Haier.

Which would you guys recommend - the Haier or the Danby/Whirlpool? The Haier is $169, the Whirlpool $199. I'll spend the extra 30 bucks if it's better, otherwise I'll save some money and get a little extra space.
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Heres the Danby I have. I had to remove the door panel that had built in shelves, then I used a piece of plexiglass to cover the foam. There is a video floating around that someone did the same thing.



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