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Old 08-23-2011, 11:32 AM   #2941
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I wouldn't recommend drilling through the sides. Not worth the risk.
I may be wrong about this, but I don't think I am. If its a commercial fridge with glass front, it probably doesn't have coolant lines in the walls. That's a phenomenon for residential cooling only. Commercial units have a radiator like clump of coils and a fan that blows across them.



 
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Old 08-23-2011, 02:47 PM   #2942
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short spoon- If indeed there are coils running through the sides, you could always use it as a temperature controlled fermentation chamber, by only adding a temperature controller. Then, keep your eyes peeled for another sweet craigslist deal, unless you are limited by space.



 
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Old 08-23-2011, 10:24 PM   #2943
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Thanks for all the info guys! I'm loving this site more and more everyday. I promise to upload a photo as soon as we finish the project.

 
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Old 08-24-2011, 02:15 AM   #2944
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Thanks for all the info guys! I'm loving this site more and more everyday. I promise to upload a photo as soon as we finish the project.
Cant wait to see it. All of the ones i have seen are unique in their own way.

 
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Old 08-24-2011, 02:20 AM   #2945
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Found a small leak in regulator connection which may explain my CO2 usage. fixed that today, I think. Pics would be great. Love mine. makes me wonder why I ever bottled! Kegging is so much easier!
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Old 08-24-2011, 05:21 AM   #2946
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Managed to get my hands on a second corny keg! Dual tap set-up here I come!
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Old 08-24-2011, 05:33 AM   #2947
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Managed to get my hands on a second corny keg! Dual tap set-up here I come!
get a 3rd keg to keep that dual tap pipe line full otherwise you'll have 1 empty a good part of the time, found that out the hard way. I try to have 2 going at any given time brew a 3rd about 1/2 way empty on keg 1 and sugar prime (1/3 cup priming sugar for 2 weeks) the 3rd so when 1 kicks... ready to go on next. force carb as needed if 2 kick in close order. saves on gas with this method.
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Old 08-27-2011, 08:09 PM   #2948
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I decided to do it. I upgraded from my two tap Haier kegerator to this Kenmore 8.8 keezer. I used 1X8 Oak with red mahogany stain for the collars. 2 inch Tuff-R insulation for the top collar.

This is also a dual hinge unit, using extra factory hinges from sears direct.

Overall it was not that hard to make, even in my one bed room apartment.



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Old 08-30-2011, 08:21 PM   #2949
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Here is my kegerator. I have enough room for 4 corny kegs and my CO2 tank.
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Old 08-30-2011, 08:54 PM   #2950
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HD Kegerator. Was fun to make but eats way to much electricity. Next one will be made from an energy efficient frige. I believe it will be worth the cost over the long run.


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