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Old 02-07-2012, 11:26 AM   #1
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Jan 2010
Annapolis, MD
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A quick search here turn up several older posts and it seems like the 4.4 cu. f.t Danby (DAR440BL) seems pretty popular. I was wondering if there are other makes/models that you guys are using that can be had for a bit cheaper, say $130-$150, and still hold two 5 gallon ball lock kegs & 5lb CO2 tank?



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Old 02-07-2012, 03:22 PM   #2
Jan 2012
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Any 4.4 cu ft or bigger fridge should be able to fit two cornies and CO2 tank. Im using a Sunbeam BC-130D wine/beverage cooler, had to do some small modification, but was able to fit two pin locks in there. So if you want cheap, look on craigslist for used ones. I got the sunbeam and a magic chef, both 4.4 cu ft for $50 for both. So there are good deals out there.
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Old 02-07-2012, 04:55 PM   #3
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Edmonton, Alberta
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I'm workin on a Danby dar483bls.. Little different cause of the lines but I'll get it done waiting in tower and taps to finish it
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Carboy's Raspberry wine, pale ale
Kegged Cooper's Stout, Coopers lager, Newfie dive bomber pee
On tap Cooper's lager, Cooper's Stout

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Old 02-07-2012, 05:19 PM   #4
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Alexandria, Virginia
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I used the 5.0 cb/ft Avanti fridge. If you watch buy.com it goes on sale for lots of different prices. I got it for 160 with free shipping about 1.5 years ago. Its really nice and huge.

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Old 01-27-2013, 08:08 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Alucard1983 View Post
I'm workin on a Danby dar483bls.. Little different cause of the lines but I'll get it done waiting in tower and taps to finish it
Need help, I have one of these and want to punch a hole on top.
Did you figure out the best spot for the hole.
There is computer module at the back, some space and a then
the lighting unit.
Your advise will be appreciated,

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