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Old 08-07-2012, 05:11 PM   #1
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All right, the g/f somehow convinced me to get a nitrous tap... Got it all working great. The only problem is that it's a tall Guinness tap handle, and it interferes with the freezer door. I've temporarily taped the 2 door handles together to prevent accidents, but what I really need is a shorter Guinness-style tap handle.

The current handle is not the screw-on type. Instead, it has a screw on its side, which (I assume) is to remove the handle.

Any thoughts for a replacement? Doesn't have to be a Guinness brand one.

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Old 08-07-2012, 05:52 PM   #2
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Old 08-07-2012, 07:12 PM   #3
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Considered it actually. I need a more amazon approach vs hands-on approach.

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Oh, OK.

Here it is then...

 
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Oh, OK.

Here it is then...

 
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Old 08-07-2012, 08:10 PM   #6
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Thanks for the help in duplicate.

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Old 08-07-2012, 11:26 PM   #7
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How about a vintage Guinness handle? Much shorter than the standard, and still uses the pin instead of the screw on tap. I find them on Ebay from time to time.

Vintage Guinness Tap Handle

 
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Old 08-09-2012, 03:27 AM   #8
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They make an adapter to use standard handles.
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They make an adapter to use standard handles.
Got a link?

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Old 12-01-2012, 08:26 PM   #10
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Did you find an adapter in the end? I also have a guinness tap that is too tall to fit in my fridge.

 
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