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Old 05-06-2013, 03:08 AM   #4531
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I just bought a 5CF Holiday Freezer. Gets delivered Wed. Bought a 2 Tap tower after looking at about 40 pages on this thread, Im second guessing my choice in Faucet. Any feedback? I'm wondering if I should go with a collar? It would allow to expand on more tap, but don't know if I would expand or not. Definitely second guessing my plan/purchase.
I made a Keezer out of a Holiday 5 CF with a 3 tap tower...that said, I suggest you use the collar. A. you'll need to make a collar anyway to fit much of anything on the hump. B. it is a lot cheaper. C. it is less hassle. d. you can expand up to 4 taps (with the CO2 outside.)

A 10" collar would allow you to put 5 gal ball locks on the hump for sure, 8" is tight but would probably work.

For my build I just used a 4" collar which allows me to have a 10lb CO2 bottle and a 3 gal keg on the hump which is my preference, I like to make half batches of experimental brews or high grav. stuff. I only used the tower because space is really tight in my house and I have small kids, so the tower gets the taps up and back out of the way.


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I've posted this once before in the thread, this is mostly to show off the new chalkboard made to match....and hey, why not show it off again





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Old 05-06-2013, 03:35 PM   #4533
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Old 05-06-2013, 08:29 PM   #4534
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Thanks for all the inspiration in this thread. I looked over many designs and tried to be a bit creative with my materials. I built a collar for the GE 7 cu ft freezer that many have used from used wine barrel staves. To keep this post short, here are a couple pictures and a link to a more detailed build write-up.

http://jeffreycrane.blogspot.com/201...ve-keezer.html



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Here is my kegerator. It's a work in progress. I still need to cover up where the old ice maker was.
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Here is my kegerator. It's a work in progress. I still need to cover up where the old ice maker was.
Why not use it to dispense beer?
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I thought about making a way for it to dispense liquor. I think I'm going to make a back lit sign of some kind to go in the space
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All you need is a way to keep pressure on it.
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All you need is a way to keep pressure on it.
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All you need is a way to keep pressure on it.
Can't you gravity feed liquor? If it's sitting upside down with a screw-on tube feed... you could also make an air supply line (small stainless tube) if that is an issue.

I don't think you care as much about O2... especially in the freezer. (It would be perfect for some home-made liquors like limoncello - as long as there's not enough cold to freeze them).

See: http://barsupplies.com/chrome-dispen...ds-p-2029.html


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