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Old 10-02-2007, 03:47 AM   #1
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Default Sanyo 4912 Kegerator and Dual Regulators?

Anyone out there have a converted Sanyo 4912 kegerator and use a dual regulator inside?

I want to fit 2 cornies, a 5# CO2 tank and a Micromatic 642-Battery regulator inside. I've come across a lot of pictures of people using a signle regulator, but no confirmation of a dual regulator fitting. It looks like most people have the CO2 tank centered in the back which would probably make the dual regulator a problem. Can the CO2 tank be shifted all the way to one side and still fit 2 cornies?


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Old 10-02-2007, 03:53 AM   #2
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I have two regulators inside mine, it's a bit of a tight fit but it works. I like having individual control over my kegs.


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Old 10-02-2007, 03:58 AM   #3
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I definitely want the control even if I don't need it (gotta be prepared). Did you have to shift your CO2 tank all the way to the right?
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No, I have it kinda in the center. The thing is I flipped the regulators upside down. This is because my CO2 tubing isn't too long and because the valve screws (that adjust the pressure) might get in the way of the door. It's not easy, but I'm sure you can play around with it and get them to fit. I'm thinking of placing a plack in the back so I can put the CO2 tank on it.
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I'm also wondering if a 10# tank would fit with 2 cornies.
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That might be hard, but it depends. Is a 10lb just taller than a 5lb, or is it also wider? If it's just a height difference then it might work, but if the tank has a larger circumference then if might not fit. You could always have the cylinder outside, but you might have to drill a hole or two.
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I think the 10# are about 1" or 1.5" bigger around than the 5#. My problem is from the pictures on this site - http://brother-buford.livejournal.co...l?thread=52717 - I can't tell quite how much room is left between the edge of the shelf and the CO2 bottle.
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Quote:
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I think the 10# are about 1" or 1.5" bigger around than the 5#. My problem is from the pictures on this site - http://brother-buford.livejournal.co...l?thread=52717 - I can't tell quite how much room is left between the edge of the shelf and the CO2 bottle.
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Here is my conversion with a dual regulator: http://www.homebrewtalk.com/showthread.php?t=19596
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I think you may be able to fit an internal tank with a tank-mounted dual reg (if you don't have a blower hose in the way, like I do in mine), but I've never tried. You may want to use John Beere's setup with two mounted primary regulators and a high-pressure hose, or two secondary regulators and regular gas line if you have a reg mounted on your tank. With that you might rather use an external tank since you could use a larger tank that way. You don't need to drill a hole to run one line into the kegerator, you can just run one through the drain hole.



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