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Old 04-02-2013, 01:34 PM   #51
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It sounds like everyone gets a damaged fridge to done extent. Mine wasn't too bad so i let it go. I don't even think it's from shipping, i think they send them out damaged.
Well, turns out that the 2nd fridge that Walmart shipped me was broken as well. The motor turned on, but after 24 hours it actually got warmer inside, not colder. I returned it for a refund.

I just ordered a Danby DAR125SLDD from Amazon, instead (Prime FTW!).



 
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Old 04-06-2013, 11:25 PM   #52
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Started my full conversion today. Currently have two kegs in the fridge.


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Old 10-22-2014, 10:37 PM   #53
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thought i'd give an update.. almost 2yrs old and this thing is running like a champ still.

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Old 10-23-2014, 12:05 PM   #54
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I just finished (mostly -- still need to move the thermostat / light) my single-tap kegerator last night. I'm not sure what model, but I have a 4.4/4.5 CU Ft mini-fridge which came with removable trays in the door, so I didn't have to cut anything. The only thing I did "wrong" (IMHO) was that I didn't make sure the tap was perfectly parallel to the sides... it's slightly at an angle to the front of the fridge. Oh, well... it'll work. When I eventually upgrade to a dual-tap tower, I'll fix that.

 
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Old 11-14-2014, 01:51 PM   #55
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Anyone have any tips for shaving down the sides to fit a second ball lock? I have a single keg in there now, and some conditioning beer but eventually want to put two kegs with a dual tower!

 
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Old 11-14-2014, 02:30 PM   #56
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Anyone have any tips for shaving down the sides to fit a second ball lock? I have a single keg in there now, and some conditioning beer but eventually want to put two kegs with a dual tower!
I just used a utility knife with a fresh blade to shave off the shelf brackets on mine. Just be careful to not cut yourself or slice up the walls too bad. I put some aluminum foil-style ducting tape over the brackets "holes" afterward (it's what I had on hand).

Two ball-locks fit will but, as others have probably mentioned, be prepared for it to be tight.

Cheers.

 
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Old 12-28-2014, 06:44 PM   #57
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I just used a utility knife with a fresh blade to shave off the shelf brackets on mine. Just be careful to not cut yourself or slice up the walls too bad. I put some aluminum foil-style ducting tape over the brackets "holes" afterward (it's what I had on hand).

Two ball-locks fit will but, as others have probably mentioned, be prepared for it to be tight.

Cheers.
Thank for this, I will be doing that and cutting the tap tower hole soon, any advice or measurements for that so I don't ruin it? haha

 
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Old 04-19-2016, 05:05 PM   #58
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This is currently the inside of mine. After I kick this keg, I am going to take everything out and unplug it. I am going to attempt to modify it finally! I plan on moving the freezer part to the very back as far as I can. I will keep one keg on the right side, and then have a 2.5 gallon keg on the left side and hopefully still be able to fit the co2 tank on the back shelf and then make a small removable shelf to sit on top of the 2.5 gallon keg to store bottles. The main thing I am worried about is drilling through the top of the fridge. Anyone have measurements or areas to avoid?


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