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Old 03-04-2013, 06:52 PM   #1
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I've been looking online for tap handles, but all I seem to be able to find are handles for other beers and sports. Is there somewhere that does more on the odd side of things, like comic book themed or possibly video games?

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Old 03-04-2013, 07:05 PM   #2
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I'm not sure what your budget is, but there's a local shop here that does custom tap handles:
http://www.marksupikco.com/beertaps/stock/stock.html#

I think it's about $85 to get custom printing on any of their stock handles.


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Old 03-04-2013, 07:30 PM   #3
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You can make your own using either at nut or threaded insert. Drill a hole in the object, insert the insert, and screw it on.

I'm debating on what to do with my boring handles.
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a Mario tap handle would be pretty sweet. Maybe him jumping into a questions block.
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Old 03-04-2013, 07:57 PM   #5
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I was thinking along the lines of Link's Master Sword. I'll probably either buy or make something and then add the insert for it. Thanks for the input, I'll start checking around.
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Old 03-04-2013, 07:59 PM   #6
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You can make your own using either at nut or threaded insert. Drill a hole in the object, insert the insert, and screw it on.
I agree with DougK. If you can find the paraphernalia big enough to mount as a tap handle, it would be the easiest/cheapest way to do it for a cool looking handle.

If not, you can always make some designs and put them in tap handles like this
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Old 03-04-2013, 08:35 PM   #7
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What about one that looks as though it is challenging me to an arm wrestling match and it has "Over the Tap" printed on it?
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you can make almost anything into a tap handle with a threaded insert
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Default tap handles

it may seem obvious, but have you tried a bar or fleamarket?

thats how i got mine..





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it may seem obvious, but have you tried a bar or fleamarket?

thats how i got mine..





So you just unscrewed them when no one was looking?


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