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Old 06-14-2011, 07:39 PM   #1
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Inside or outside the kegerator? Or does it matter?

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Old 06-14-2011, 08:13 PM   #2
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I've seen it both ways. I personally didn't want to run a line through the wall of my kegerator, so I have mine inside.

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Old 06-14-2011, 08:17 PM   #3
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It doesn't matter. It will work both ways. I guess it just depends on if you want to run a CO2 line through the wall and free up some space for another keg or keep it simple and put the tank in the freezer. For me I can leave it in and fit the same number of kegs either way.

The gauge that shows how much pressure is in your tank will be lower if you put it the cold kegerator, but it will last just as long in or out.

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Old 06-14-2011, 08:42 PM   #4
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I prefer it out. Room for one more keg in the kegerator that way.

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Old 06-14-2011, 10:30 PM   #5
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It's easier to check and adjust when it is outside the kegerator. The fill gauge will work better when it is at room temp as well, as the reading is useless when inside the kegerator (not accurate).
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Old 06-14-2011, 11:10 PM   #6
May 2011
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Here's a question I'm interested in - is there a conversion factor available for CO2 inside?

I haven't drilled out my fridge yet but I'm going to picnic tap my kegs for now until I get it all schemed out, but that requires me keeping the CO2 in the fridge for now.
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Old 06-14-2011, 11:13 PM   #7
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inside for me...
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Old 06-14-2011, 11:34 PM   #8
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Is there a detrimental effect on the regulator from moisture inside the keezer condensing on (and inside ?) the regulator; i.e., corrosion of regulator internal parts?

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Old 06-14-2011, 11:35 PM   #9
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inside here. I don't think I could fit a third keg in there anyway but I can squeeze 2 kegs and a 10lb tank

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Old 06-15-2011, 12:31 AM   #10
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I put it outside, you can use a 20 lb tank and not take up any room inside. I ran 3 vinyl lines through the back( from 3 separate regs) I just drilled holes and used rubber grommets to put the lines through. If you are only going to go with 1 line you can get a mfl bulkhead for a cleaner look.

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