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Old 10-11-2011, 03:13 PM   #1
Oct 2010
Houston, TX
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OK, I picked up a keg and plan to make a keggle. Does anyone have a step by step plan to build a keggle? Also, do you need to condition the keggle before you brew your first batch? If so, how so you so that? Thanks!!

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Old 10-11-2011, 03:44 PM   #2
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there are many youtube videos on how to do this. search Bobby M, he prolly has a couple. I bought everything from his website and

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Old 10-11-2011, 04:42 PM   #3
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A search in the DIY thread will yield copious results.

This came up
and this looks like it might have some good tips.

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Old 10-11-2011, 07:16 PM   #4
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1) Go to youtube and watch some videos of people converting kegs into keggles
2) Cut hole in top or have someone do it for you
3) Buy a keg weldless ball valve kit and a 7/8" step bit
4) Pop a hole in the side for the ball valve
5) Make a dip tube out of some copper pipe and fittings
6) Order a sight glass / thermometer combo
7) Install the sight glass / thermometer
8) Check to see if everything is water tight
9) Calibrate sight glass
10) Make beer

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