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Old 11-19-2012, 12:11 AM   #1
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Default New Tap Handle - Go Hawks!

Well I just drilled and installed a 2nd tap for my tower so I needed another tap handle. I didn't want another regular tap handle though so I took matters into my own hands. There's no better trophy in sports than Lord Stanley's Cup, so I decided to pay homage to the 2009-2010 Blackhawks. Hope you enjoy!





The replica is about 8" tall and is surprisingly heavy. Love it!




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Old 11-19-2012, 01:53 AM   #2
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Glorious.


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I need one of those, and I don't even have kegs yet. Just drilled out a replica? I have to do this.
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Old 11-19-2012, 02:21 PM   #4
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Yeah basically. The replica already had a hole drilled and it was actually too big of a diameter for the bolt to screw into. So I had to fill it with wood glue and a wood dowel and then screwed the bolt in and attached the ferrule. You can turn pretty much anything into a tap handle with these two parts:

http://www.kegworks.com/search/searc...00-C&x=22&y=10

http://www.kegworks.com/search/searc...T3-8&x=14&y=10
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very nice!
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That's pretty sweet man; good job. Better use for it than just sitting on a shelf somewhere!
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Very nice!

I did a similar one with a Wendel Clark figurine.

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Those are pretty wicked. Ever think about using actual broken sticks? Just a thought.
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Oh yeah, I like that Wendel Clark handle, that is awesome! I miss hockey so much right now, it is just brutal what they are doing to the sport with this lockout.

And yeah RayCF I have thought about using a broken stick but I know I have seen it somewhere before. I was thinking of doing a different stick tap handle for each of my regular brews but then I realized that I am always adding new recipes so it would just never end, LOL!
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A for effort and hockey relation! frigging awesome! but a big faf honking F for it being the craphawks lets go red wings!!!


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