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Old 01-29-2013, 08:59 PM   #21
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Also about the kegging. All you need is the keg and the gas right? How much does it cost to fill the cylinder of gas?
Short answer, no.

Kegs are around $40-50. A CO2 cylinder can run from free to $140, depending on size, condition, etc. You'll need a regulator, which is from $40-180. You'll need all the fittings, hoses, taps, etc which can be from $50-$200 depending on your setup. And if you want to keep all of that cold, add in the cost of a fridge/freezer and temp control.

Filling the CO2 tank varies by your location. I've paid $15-45 depending if I was in a rural or suburban area.


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Old 01-29-2013, 09:05 PM   #22
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Just started kegging Price list was this:
Used fridge donated by friend - Free
Used refurbished corney- 65$
Kegerator conversion kit 300$ (5# CO2 tank, gas and beer lines with ball connectors, stainless tap shank, stainless perlick tap with handle and CO2 regulator)
CO2 fill-25$
Beer line cleaning kit- 25$
Drip tray- 25$
Knowledge to put MY beer on tap- FREE just a quick search on the forum and GTG! Kegging to bottling hassle difference worth 450$ ABSOLUTELY
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