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Old 04-09-2011, 04:46 PM   #11
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Seriously WOW! Polish that bad boy and put it on display. Whatever you do DON"T cut it up! Awesome find!


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Old 04-09-2011, 06:35 PM   #12
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Paint the name of your bar on the side and hang it up as a sign.

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Old 04-09-2011, 08:48 PM   #13
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I think cut the front off, mount to wall and use the faucet to dispense homebrew.
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Old 04-09-2011, 08:54 PM   #14
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Put it somewhere so the bung on the side of the keg is against a wall. Remove the faucet, and replace with a perlick/shank. Run beer line in from the bung on the side to the faucet. You'd have the coolest "tower" around.
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Old 04-09-2011, 09:49 PM   #15
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Seriously WOW! Polish that bad boy and put it on display. Whatever you do DON"T cut it up! Awesome find!
+1. Definitely.
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Old 04-10-2011, 03:11 AM   #16
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Better take it back to the brewery... I bet they are missing it!
I'm with onthekeg. From what I read here the brewery owns the keg forever and they still have the right to come put bamboo under you fingernails if you do not return it. If the brewery is no longer in operation the original creditors can attack you through bankruptcy court. Is this worth losing your house over?
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Old 04-10-2011, 05:04 PM   #17
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...Polish that bad boy and put it on display...
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Paint the name of your bar on the side and hang it up as a sign...
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Put it somewhere so the bung on the side of the keg is against a wall. Remove the faucet, and replace with a perlick/shank. Run beer line in from the bung on the side to the faucet. You'd have the coolest "tower" around.
now we're talking! fountain idea is good too. I love old stuff, so I do want to keep it fairly uncut if possible. I can combine these 3 ideas easily.
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Old 04-11-2011, 09:22 AM   #18
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now we're talking! fountain idea is good too. I love old stuff, so I do want to keep it fairly uncut if possible. I can combine these 3 ideas easily.
Glad to hear that! Be sure to post some pics when you"re done.
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Old 04-11-2011, 10:29 AM   #19
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I am not a genious but I think one could reverse engeneer this pretty easy and cheap...

http://www.amazon.com/Keg-Stool-Kit-.../dp/B003DZ0E96

BTW google turns a bunch of these up this was just one of many...
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Old 04-11-2011, 02:39 PM   #20
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I am not a genious but I think one could reverse engeneer this pretty easy and cheap...
http://www.amazon.com/Keg-Stool-Kit-.../dp/B003DZ0E96
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those are cool. my dad makes chairs out of old tractor seats. making these would be easy. this keg though has the 'outlet' off center, so I'd have to completely fabricate how to mount the seat part. hmmm...


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