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Old 02-04-2013, 03:20 PM   #1
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Hello all! I'm new here, but I'm loving the site already.

I'm currently converting my dining room into a bar/lounge area. I want to convert a mini fridge into a kegerator. I would like it to be able to hole two 1/4 barrels.

Any suggestions? Budget friendly always a plus!

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Old 02-04-2013, 08:40 PM   #2
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You're most likely not going to find anything 'mini' to hold two 1/4 barrel kegs. They have a foot print larger than most homebrew kegs.
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Old 02-04-2013, 10:19 PM   #3
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Most likely going to have to find an actual kegerator fridge for that. Check craigslist or get ready to shell out $400+

 
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Old 02-05-2013, 03:42 PM   #4
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Man that's a bummer. I figured there was some sort of small fridge I could convert. No other suggestions?

 
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Old 02-05-2013, 04:17 PM   #5
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Man that's a bummer. I figured there was some sort of small fridge I could convert. No other suggestions?
Convert a small fridge and use 1/6 barrels instead?

 
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Old 02-05-2013, 04:19 PM   #6
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Are you sure you have 1/4 barrel kegs? Most homebrew kegs are 1/6 barrel kegs. If it hold 5 gallons, it's a 1/6barrell keg and then you will be able to convert some mini-fridges to hold 2 of them plus your gas tank

 
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Old 02-05-2013, 04:39 PM   #7
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Slim quarters? They are only 2 inches wider than cornies. I have seen guys with 3 cornies in a mini fridge. If they can fit 3 cornies you should be able to fit 2 slims.

 
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Old 02-05-2013, 07:43 PM   #8
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Slim quarters? They are only 2 inches wider than cornies. I have seen guys with 3 cornies in a mini fridge. If they can fit 3 cornies you should be able to fit 2 slims.

Do you know what fridge they are using? I want to get into home brewing eventually, but for now I'll be buying kegs of my favorite beers, most of which are 1/4 barrels. If I could find one that would hold one 1/4 and one 1/6 that would be fine too

 
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Old 02-05-2013, 07:56 PM   #9
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I have seen multiple ones with 3 taps but here is a quick link to one: http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/3-co...fridge-150281/
1/6 kegs would definitely work, they are only 1/4 of an inch bigger than cornies.
This just came up in my search as a back up plan: http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f35/3-ke...-fridge-57620/

 
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