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Old 01-27-2009, 12:21 AM   #711
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Did you do anything to ensure a seal around the two gas lines running in to your fridge? I have a similar old fridge and my drain hole is covered between the fridge and freezer, so I think that drilling is my only option. I'm toying with the idea of a shank to ensure no leaking, unless of course there is an easier/cheaper method.
I don't think so, but the only reason is that I could barely get the tubing through the holes. The seal around them is very tight, so no cold air is getting out. I was toying with the idea of sealing around them with silicone, but I want the ability to pull out the excess hose if I need to.
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Old 01-27-2009, 06:13 AM   #712
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I've looked thru every one of the pages in this thread for a while taking in all the woes and successes that everyone went thru in theirs. Here is mine for now. Needs another coat of white paint and the third tap installed with drip tray to come. Holds 4 kegs and the gas. Thanks to every one that shared their pics and time with advice as it all helped immensely.

Cant wait till I finally get to pour that first beer out of it.





 
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Old 01-27-2009, 08:01 AM   #713
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hey guys long time reader looking to get into the home brewing amazing website you guys have going on....first things first though kegarator just found this fridge on the good ol CL waiting for a reply i could do amazing things with it

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Old 01-27-2009, 09:39 AM   #714
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My what a big collar you have...

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Old 01-27-2009, 10:58 AM   #715
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I don't care what they say, size IS important LOL

If you look to the bottom right of the freezer you can see the grate where the compressor hump is. This hump is pretty darn tall and without the extra hight of the collar I could only fit 2 kegs in a 220L (7cub) freezer. Brings the taps up to a better serving height too imo.

 
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Old 01-27-2009, 06:04 PM   #716
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We need a video of your fridge talking!!! that would be cool!
I have it programmed so if there was only 4-5 beer left in each keg it would tell people at the party it was empty and to step back. leaves alittle more for you!
That's a good idea

This is an old video I took to demo a couple of the things it says:

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Old 01-28-2009, 03:56 AM   #717
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I don't care what they say, size IS important LOL

If you look to the bottom right of the freezer you can see the grate where the compressor hump is. This hump is pretty darn tall and without the extra hight of the collar I could only fit 2 kegs in a 220L (7cub) freezer. Brings the taps up to a better serving height too imo.
You have good reasoning then- I would just hate lifting full kegs into that! (I'm also jealous because I have a Sanyo 4912 conversion and can only fit two kegs!)
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Old 01-28-2009, 04:24 AM   #718
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That's a good idea

This is an old video I took to demo a couple of the things it says:

There have been some updates since
Nice work.

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Old 01-28-2009, 04:28 AM   #719
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You have good reasoning then- I would just hate lifting full kegs into that! (I'm also jealous because I have a Sanyo 4912 conversion and can only fit two kegs!)
That's why I attached my collar to the top. No added height when lifting kegs AND you don't have to worry about banging the shanks and other hardware when lifting kegs in and out.

I can't believe I was seriously debating which way to do it at the time. To lighten the load on the hinges (although when open it is fairly well balanced), I used a sandwhich of 1/4" masonite surounding 1" of foil backed foam.
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Old 01-28-2009, 04:43 AM   #720
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You have good reasoning then- I would just hate lifting full kegs into that! (I'm also jealous because I have a Sanyo 4912 conversion and can only fit two kegs!)
Actually when I stand in front of it and lift my elbow height is still above the collar height taking out using my back. And I'm only using 19lt cornys. Its not hard or straining putting them in at all. The pics make it look higher than it is

 
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