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Old 07-14-2011, 02:41 AM   #1
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Well I'm new to the forum and the world of brewing. I am not a big drinker, but I'll have the occasional beer. My question for all of you is... could I use a smaller mini fridge to make into a kegerator? Like a 3.2 cubic foot fridge and then put 2 smaller 2.5 gallon kegs in it? I basically want to take what most people do and then cut it in half.

Like maybe 2 of these?

http://www.midwestsupplies.com/2-5-g...m-new-keg.html

 
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Old 07-14-2011, 01:52 PM   #2
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Yeah, that works fine. I picked up a very small kegerator off CL. It will hold two 5 gallon kegs, barely. I'm going to keep a single 5 gallon and two 3 gallon kegs in it with a 3 tap tower.

By going with little 2.5 or 3 gallon kegs, you open up a lot more possibilities as to mini fridges you can use. The freezer being in the way is not an issue with the smaller kegs.

 
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Old 07-14-2011, 03:59 PM   #3
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It'll work fine. the 2.5 and 3gal cornies aren't as common because you only find them new, for like $140 a pop. That's 3-6 used 5 gallon cornies, so many guys just 'go big', that's all.
nothing at all wrong with your idea.
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Old 07-14-2011, 10:00 PM   #4
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I'm in the same boat. I'm looking to start kegging myself. What size mini fridge would fit 3 5gallon kegs? Anyone have a brand/model # or exact size for one they might have?

 
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Old 07-14-2011, 10:19 PM   #5
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Your gonna have a hard time finding a mini fridge that will fit 3 kegs, unless its built to be a kegerator by the factory. There usually not wide or deep enough.

 
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Old 07-14-2011, 10:57 PM   #6
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yeah i found the threads on keezers but I havent seen anything on a mini fridge setups.


 
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