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Old 04-16-2007, 08:34 PM   #1
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Default Chest Freezer Kegerator Conversion Project

We chatted about it a bit in this thread: http://www.homebrewtalk.com/showthre...ghlight=keezer and I mentioned I was going to do a video diary of my conversion project. While the first two videos are busy uploading to youtube (dang slow DSL upstream) I thought I'd get a thread going about it.

Here's a pic I snapped about midway through the project:



The 8.9 cuft Whirlpool holds 5 cornies with room for a 10lb tank on the hump. All your questions will probably be answered in the videos so hang in there, they're coming.

I'd be completely done with the project if I didn't get 6 inches of water in my basement the night of construction!! UGH.


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Old 04-16-2007, 08:47 PM   #2
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Excellent timing. I'm working my SWMBO for just such an "investment".

Can't wait to see how the beveled collar turns out. That's a nice material you used for the collar. What is it...

Oooops.... That was a question....

Guess I'm too impatient to wait for the vid....


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I am building one myself. Just bought the wood at Home depot lastnight. I am following the way this guy did his. http://www.mikeserve.com/HomeBrewing/chestfreezer.htm
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Two videos are up now:

Part 1

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Part 2

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Awesome job Bobby. I just sat through both clips.

Well done.
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Great videos! Impressive! Can't wait for the other one(s). I've already got my hands on a 5.0 cubic ft chest type freezer. I can't wait to make my keggerator. You saved me the headache of trying to figure this bear out. Thanks for the inspiration. Brew on!
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just watched...awesome stuff can't wait for my first kegerator
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Awesome! Thanks for putting this up. Can't wait for Part 2 either.
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It's not quite done yet (minor details are left) but here are a couple pics of mine:

http://tinyurl.com/34anbp

I am extremely fortunate in the fact my wife lets me keep it in our family room!

By the way, here is what I currently have on draft:

Tap 1 - AG Sweet Cream Stout
Tap 2 - AG Wildflower Honey Ale
Tap 3 - AG English Nut Brown Ale
Tap 4 - AG Orange Blossom Cream Ale

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Part 2 may be a couple weeks out. Just after finishing this video, I went in the basement to grab a beer to have with dinner and that's when I found a big flood. Now all the crap that was down there is in the garage blocking my kegger project into the corner. Dang it.


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