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Old 01-18-2013, 05:57 PM   #11
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I was just going to ask that actually about encasing them. What about encasing a kegerator?

 
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Old 01-18-2013, 06:42 PM   #12
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Here's a cost breakdown for this bad boy, but I got the thermostat and freezer for free:

Keezer
Perlick Taps $100
Regular Tap, regulator, startup kit $90
15# co2 tank $110
tubing $20
Ball Locks $20
Clamps $5
Secondary Regulator $40

Total For Keezer $385

Yeah...my penmanship is the worst!

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Old 01-18-2013, 06:47 PM   #13
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Thats pretty solid! Give or take with the thermostat it'd prolly be another 150?

 
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Old 01-18-2013, 10:20 PM   #14
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Eh - You can get them for half that unless you want a digital readout on the fridge.


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Old 01-18-2013, 11:16 PM   #15
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I was just going to ask that actually about encasing them. What about encasing a kegerator?
Depends on where it exchanges heat, however refacing a kegerator's doors usually isn't an issue as long as you don't mess with the bottom vent where the coils are (anything under the bottom door).

 
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Old 01-19-2013, 01:13 AM   #16
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I actually just finished my 2 tap keezer. You can probably do it for under $500 depending on how you want it to look and what you have. I did it all myself and was a NOOB at it, but it turned out nice. You can get a CL freezer for under $100 and the inside equipment for $250 (depending on your choices and CO2 size (got mine CL too)). Then its adding a collar, insulating, and installing a temperature controller. Easily done under $500. I ended up making a fermentor with another freezer and matched it to the keezer.
Which temp controller is that? How did you wire it up?

 
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Old 01-19-2013, 03:13 PM   #17
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What do y'all think about an encasement for a kegerator with the door paint chalkboard then a wooden tower with a penny back splash instead of tiles then maybe pennies on the top surface or maybe just wood then a drip tray

 
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Old 01-19-2013, 03:35 PM   #18
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What do y'all think about an encasement for a kegerator with the door paint chalkboard then a wooden tower with a penny back splash instead of tiles then maybe pennies on the top surface or maybe just wood then a drip tray
You'll need to seal them in Poly which is pretty expensive.
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Old 01-19-2013, 05:11 PM   #19
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Even just for that little bit?

 
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Old 01-19-2013, 07:09 PM   #20
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I could only find it in 2-part 1/2 gallon can to mix 1 gallon at about $100.00, I built my 20cuft. 12 tap including 2 nitro stout taps for less then $1000.00 New chest freezer, 425 perlicks, including 2- three gallon kegs and 14 five gallon kegs, and 9 regulators.
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