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Old 04-27-2011, 02:22 AM   #1
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Default For Sale - Ebay find - 3 gallon kegs - DIY project

Please Note: the guy is selling these as stripped down shells - no handles, no lids, no guts.... they aren't plug & play.

http://cgi.ebay.com/3-GALLON-CORNELI...item19c503c90a

Disclaimer: they're not mine, and I haven't dealt with the guy before.


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Old 04-27-2011, 03:21 AM   #2
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You are looking at about $30 minimum in parts to get them functional. This would include a lid, liquid dip tube, gas dip tube, 2 poppets, 2 posts and o-rings. At least the shipping is free. Not worth the money in my eyes. I'm not trying to slam the post I just know how some people are quick to pull the trigger on 3 gallon kegs.

More and more it seems new 3 gallon kegs are the way to go unless you luck into a good find.


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Old 04-27-2011, 03:24 AM   #3
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Yeah - but if you've got some 5 gallon kegs to strip for parts- it's still cheaper than new.

I do agree you have to look at these as NOT complete & needing work. If you don't already have the parts (and a tubing cutter) on hand, you would probably be better off looking at something else.
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I saw that a day ago, nail in the coffin is no rubber molding for the bottom, just a tipsy convex surface.
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I saw that a day ago, nail in the coffin is no rubber molding for the bottom, just a tipsy convex surface.
Yep, that's what I noticed.
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I actually have 3 bad kegs that I could strip the parts off of and I still don't think I'd give $55 plus shipping for one of those.

Edit - looked at the auction again.... It includes shipping and he says their in great shape. I might get one.
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Weebles wobble.....


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I'd grab them for $55..... for the PAIR. Well, things are worth what people will pay so I'll just shut up.
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You are looking at about $30 minimum in parts to get them functional. This would include a lid, liquid dip tube, gas dip tube, 2 poppets, 2 posts and o-rings. At least the shipping is free. Not worth the money in my eyes. I'm not trying to slam the post I just know how some people are quick to pull the trigger on 3 gallon kegs.

More and more it seems new 3 gallon kegs are the way to go unless you luck into a good find.
At $55 for the shell plus another $30 for parts you would have the least expensive brand new 3 gallon kegs going. How in the world is that not worth it when they go for $100+ brand new and they are very difficult to find on the used market?
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Looks like a good deal except the bottom. Rather not have to make a stand


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