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Old 03-28-2011, 09:55 PM   #1
Feb 2011
Monroe, WA
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While looking at craigslist I found a Magic Chef 4.4 cubic foot mini fridge for $10. Have you guys had any luck turning one of these into a kegerator? Also anyone recommend a kegerator conversion kit? I currently am kegging with a picnic tap.

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Old 03-28-2011, 11:08 PM   #2
Dec 2010
katy, tx
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terpsichoreankid did it on youtube...

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Old 03-28-2011, 11:17 PM   #3
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Jan 2011
East Bay, NoR-CaL
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Even if it has a Freezer you can still fit one Corney keg in it!
Or two Converted 3 gallon Fire extinguishers!

(not the best photos, but you get the point)

On Deck ______________ Tasty's Brown (Brown with NB)
1st Primary ____________ Sour Pliny
Kegged________________ Sangio.Port Wine
Bottle Ageing __________ Giddy Gremlin, RyIIIPAWhiskey Vanilla Porter (Bottled 4-20)

SILVER - BABO - "Oaked Whiskey Vanilla Porter"
SILVER - Celebrewtion - "Bourbon Vanilla Porter"
GOLD - BABO - "Hoptop"
SILVER - BABO - "Screaming Cream"
Honorable Mention: (x2) Giddy Gremlin RyIIpa (x1) Pliny The Mexican

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Old 03-28-2011, 11:27 PM   #4
Mar 2011
Grand Blanc, Michigan
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Thats a great video.

I converted one of these fridges years ago to hold 1/4 barrels. Had to do the same thing to the door, but with a lot more foam removal. I didn't have room for the CO2 tank inside so I left it outside. Drilled a hole in the side and ran both the beer and CO2 lines through, sealing with some silicone.

Insulated the beer line with foam pipe insulation and ran it about 2.5 feet to a faucet mounted through a wall, coming out next to the kitchen sink on the other side. Was a great set up.

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Old 07-10-2016, 05:41 AM   #5
Jul 2016
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Hey Joe,

Just curious as to how you determined where to drill on top to run your lines into your tower. Looking through some other posts, it seems there's a line that runs through the top and it seems you've avoided it pretty well. Thanks!

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Old 07-11-2016, 12:58 AM   #6
Jul 2010
Portland, OR
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Vaikyr13, Joe hasn't posted in the last 2 years, and the thread is 5 years old, so you may not get a response.
You can always check out this forum on homebrewtalk for kegerator/keezer build information, including where coolant lines are running and how to identify and avoid them when drilling.

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