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Old 11-18-2012, 11:35 PM   #1
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Default Looking to convert the old college fridge.

Any suggestions on where to find a 5 gallon keg and co2 tank, hoses regulator etc.. to put in a converted mini fridge?

Ive seen some used materials on sites, curious if they are reliable. Also, curious where and how much it costs to refill co2.


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Old 11-19-2012, 12:08 AM   #2
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I'd try Craigslist as a first attempt for both. Refills seem to depend on your area and where you go. Gas companies (welding suppliers, etc) seem the most expensive. I paid $13 to fill my 5# cylinder.. forget what I paid for my 20#er. But, the least expensive in my area.. by FAR, was a fire extinguisher company. They can also recert tanks that are out of date.
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You can find kegs and co2 tanks on eBay. Going rate for used ball lock corny kegs is $50-$60. A bit cheaper for pin lock kegs.
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