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Old 06-30-2012, 03:55 AM   #1
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So I just cut out my keg's top and when it fell throughto the bottom, I looked at it and thought, "that sure looks like a domed false bottom without any holes"

So has anyone re-purposed their top into a false bottom?

 
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Old 06-30-2012, 04:23 AM   #2
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yup, theres a thread on here if you do a search... bunch of peoplle have

 
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Old 06-30-2012, 04:35 AM   #3
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Use an angle grinder with a SS cutting wheel. I used THIS one from Lowes.


My Home Depot only carries 'metal' cutting wheels, do not use these.

 
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Old 06-30-2012, 10:07 AM   #4
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This is my top keg/false bottom:



And this is how it is connected to valve:



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Old 06-30-2012, 07:48 PM   #5
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Thanks all. I am a bit retarded to not do a search

 
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Old 06-30-2012, 07:50 PM   #6
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Also I was many brews in when I listed

 
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Old 06-30-2012, 09:54 PM   #7
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Quote:
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This is my top keg/false bottom:



And this is how it is connected to valve:



That looks awesome!

 
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Old 07-01-2012, 01:19 AM   #8
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Quote:
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This is my top keg/false bottom:

And this is how it is connected to valve:
I love this design do you think it could work by using typical stainless fittings and without soldering?

 
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Old 07-02-2012, 11:04 AM   #9
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Just be sure that fittings fits tight, I would be concerned if fittings have rubber sleeve for fitting since standard rubber is not appropriated for food grade use at high temperatures... maybe there are silicone ones but I"m not sure..
I would suggest to investigate in propane torch and learn how to solder copper, it is not that hard and there are plenty of How to"s on web, also soldering copper is worth skill at homebrewing.
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