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Old 03-12-2011, 10:24 PM   #1
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Hey guys, I'm not sure if it has been done like this before but I though I would post up a pic and see what you think.

The story behind it:
My softball team gets together before games and we enjoy some good homebrew. I was originally using the cheapo plastic picnic tap and bring my 10lb co2 tank, along with the keg parka and ice packs, but this setup was bulky and the picnic tap would often drip on the floor so the keg would be kept outside. I wanted to make a setup that looked nice, was (more) portable, and did not make a mess

I had an extra tap tower and drip tray laying around, I picked up a 2.5lb co2 tank & reg. (hanging from the back), some wood, a couple clamps.....And this is how it turned out: (I have since painted the wood black to seal it and make it blend better)



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Old 03-12-2011, 10:34 PM   #2
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need more pics


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Very interesting...

Need more detail, though.
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Old 03-13-2011, 01:18 PM   #4
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Looks great. I went one step further and included a cooler on wheels...
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Nice setup Hammy21! Do you run 2 cornies in there?

Drumming102 I will see if I can get some more pics up.

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Hammy, did you build that dual burner rig or buy that from somewhere?
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I only put one keg in the cooler. Might fit 2, but I've never tried. The stand is an old 55 gallon cast iron aquarium stand. They work great and are a cheap yardsale find. That picture was from last summer and I've since rebuilt the whole rig. Used the stand but now it's....
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nice, i like it.
it looks neat and clean.

i did something similar - the top half comes off the keg cabinet:

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you gonna make a tiny baseball bat for the tap handle?
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nice setup how does the tower and drip tray attach to the cornie.
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I use a folded towel as a "drip rag" for my portable kegerator.



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