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Old 01-16-2012, 08:27 PM   #1
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Just found these in a neighboring town for a good price. I wasn't originally planning on using kegs, so I'm not positive if these are what the majority uses for BK and HLT.

Can anyone confirm these are what I want before I make the drive?

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Old 01-16-2012, 08:28 PM   #2
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Old 01-16-2012, 08:32 PM   #3
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I'm pretty sure those are Sanke kegs although I would need a closer look with the covers taken off. If the price is good you should definitely grab them. I hear they are great for converting into a brew pot or keggle or whatever. I suppose you could use them to actually keg your beer but from what I understand it is a bit of a PITA to take them apart and clean them unless you have special equipment. It's probably worth the trip though. I think they usually go for 70+ and they are worth at least a $30 deposit where I live

 
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Old 01-16-2012, 08:35 PM   #4
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I'm pretty sure those are Sanke kegs although I would need a closer look with the covers taken off. If the price is good you should definitely grab them. I hear they are great for converting into a brew pot or keggle or whatever. I suppose you could use them to actually keg your beer but from what I understand it is a bit of a PITA to take them apart and clean them unless you have special equipment. It's probably worth the trip though. I think they usually go for 70+ and they are worth at least a $30 deposit where I live
Thanks. Sorry for half ass post... On my phone in a meeting.
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Old 01-16-2012, 08:45 PM   #5
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Thanks. Sorry for half ass post... On my phone in a meeting.
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Old 01-16-2012, 09:31 PM   #6
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those look like coors style sanke kegs. just cut the top off! and you have your brew kettles.



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Old 01-16-2012, 09:38 PM   #7
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Have one of these converted to a brew kettle (keggle), works great.

 
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Old 01-16-2012, 09:53 PM   #8
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OMG That's totally illegal to procure kegs that way!

Just kidding. It's what we all did. Have fun!

 
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Old 01-17-2012, 12:53 AM   #9
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OMG That's totally illegal to procure kegs that way!

Just kidding. It's what we all did. Have fun!

Well, you win. I am kegless.
Looks like it was some sort of scam/troll. Drove an hour and a half to meet the guy, he doesn't show or answer phone anymore.
While waiting I googled "3 kegs", guess what the top picture result is.

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Old 01-17-2012, 02:14 AM   #10
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aww man that is a real bummer. If you have brewery near you you might just call them and see if they have any damaged kegs they would sell to you. I've heard of guys getting good prices on kegs that way, and its legit

 
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