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Old 07-19-2013, 04:59 PM   #1
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I posted this in equipment also, sorry for the repeat....

I ran across a nice old Kelvinator fridge that a guy was getting rid of for 50 bucks.... I couldn't pass this deal up. HOWEVER, there isn't enough room to store a Corny Keg without removing the freezer unit; enter my question. I know I can't remove the unit, but I am wondering if I can move it over to allow 1 keg.... Ideas?


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Whats the height from the floor to the underside of the cooling rack?


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23.5 inches.
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It looks like you could move the freezer unit an inch or two to the left. You'd have to figure out new mounting for it. You'd have to be verrrrrry careful and rebend that coolant line. Don't kink it!

Maybe a pin lock keg would fit better? They are a couple inches shorter I think.
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What about these?
Are those pin lock?
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It looks like you could move the freezer unit an inch or two to the left. You'd have to figure out new mounting for it. You'd have to be verrrrrry careful and rebend that coolant line. Don't kink it!

Maybe a pin lock keg would fit better? They are a couple inches shorter I think.
Was thinking about devising some system where I would keep the current bolts in the top, but put the unit on some sort of slide system.... This is a complete crap description.... My brain and my words don't always play nice......
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Was thinking about devising some system where I would keep the current bolts in the top, but put the unit on some sort of slide system.... This is a complete crap description.... My brain and my words don't always play nice......
There you go. Get a couple of the flat slotted steel strips from hardware store, where they have angle iron and such. A thick enough one ought to support the load well! Bolt it to the roof and the freezer unit to it..
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Was thinking about devising some system where I would keep the current bolts in the top, but put the unit on some sort of slide system.... This is a complete crap description.... My brain and my words don't always play nice......
You definitely don't want to be sliding the "freezer" back and forth, as that would eventually result in a breach in one of the refrigerant lines. A one time shift, ok, but that should be it...

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