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Old 12-18-2012, 04:54 PM   #71
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Here are some pics of my kegs and keezer. They work great. I've already emptied a keg within the first couple of weeks.



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Old 01-25-2013, 01:29 PM   #72
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I have just 15" height to work with.. assuming I can only use one of these 2.5 gallon kegs (as opposed to a 3 gallon).

One other thing... with the 15" height, can I only use a 2.5 gallon co2 tank?

How is the "system" --good regulator and fittings?
http://www.homebrewing.org/25-Gallon...em_p_2972.html

Here's the tank I'm thinking I may be able to get away with--depending on where the height is measured:
http://www.beveragefactory.com/draft...co2/C25H.shtml

Are these different than the AIHB kegs? I would prefer not to wait until Feb 28th as I've got a beer that'll be ready to keg in a couple of weeks.

http://www.williamsbrewing.com/-2-GA...P3151C109.aspx


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Old 01-30-2013, 07:36 PM   #73
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Are the posts removable on the 2.5 gallon kegs from homebrewing.org and cornykeg.com? Did anyone ever figure out what the finish is or has it faded or anything after repeated use?
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Old 01-31-2013, 03:45 AM   #74
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I'm in San Fran waiting to take the red eye back to ATL. I'll check the posts on mine tomorrow. I'm 99% sure they are removable. I'm kegging this weekend and I may just use the 2.5 kegs
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Old 01-31-2013, 06:34 PM   #75
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Adventures in homebrewing 2.5 g kegs have standard parts and removable posts. Love them. Have 3.
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Old 03-03-2013, 04:15 AM   #76
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Adventures in homebrewing 2.5 g kegs have standard parts and removable posts. Love them. Have 3.
Metal handle / stackable or rubber handle / ball lock? Both are on sale at the moment, I'm considering grabbing one.
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Metal handle / stackable or rubber handle / ball lock? Both are on sale at the moment, I'm considering grabbing one.
Metal handle / stackable. It is a standard ball lock keg.
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Old 05-13-2013, 06:50 PM   #78
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Hi guys,

A couple of posts back people discussed the 29" height of a stacked set - does anyone know if that height plus regs will fit inside the standard Danby bar fridge that everyone uses as a kegerator?

I'm putting together a kegerator wish list, and I split a lot of batches. I know that 2 cornies fit in the Danby no problem, but wonder if you could fit 4 of these...

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Hi guys,

A couple of posts back people discussed the 29" height of a stacked set - does anyone know if that height plus regs will fit inside the standard Danby bar fridge that everyone uses as a kegerator?

I'm putting together a kegerator wish list, and I split a lot of batches. I know that 2 cornies fit in the Danby no problem, but wonder if you could fit 4 of these...

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I have both styles and measured. My 5 gallon ball locks are 8.5" in diameter and the 2.5 stackables are 9" in diameter. I don't know if the .5" difference will matter, but at least you'll have that info when you go shopping for a kegerator
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I own a Danby kegerator KDC146sdbl (5.2 cf), and 2 with tall handles (14.5") did not fit. Bought 2 of the old style (13.5", stackable but not with the ball locks on) and 2 14.5". These fit fine when stacked. You don't need to be able to stack the top one anyway .


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