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Old 02-26-2008, 05:58 PM   #21
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I'm curious if you are experiencing cooling loss because you didn't insulate the wood? Anyone given this any thoughts?
It's not a big problem because, while wood isn't a great insulator, it isn't terrible. But more important, since the cold air sinks, you don't lose too much of it at the top.


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Old 04-02-2008, 05:40 AM   #22
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I was thinking of buying this freezer or the 5.4cuft, is the collar needed if you go through the lid(no lines in lid)


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Old 04-02-2008, 11:40 AM   #23
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can you show ur 3 keg configuration? i have this freezer and could only fit 2 in there.
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Old 05-30-2008, 06:00 PM   #24
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Yup, another keezer thread....

I got a 10% off coupon from homedepotmoving.com and decided to grab the $199 7.2cu freezer that they had. Its not the best freezer for this task but it will do what I need. If it was a tad wider you could fit 4 cornies in it, but I can only mange to get two in with a lot of wasted space.
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Why are you only able to fit 2 kegs? I have a 7.0cu/ft and can fit four 5 gallon with a 2.5/3gallon keg on the hump for 5 kegs total. Just curious.
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You arent trying hard enough my friend. Either that or Magic Chef changed their design. Beerific and I both have the same 7.2 cubic feet keezer and we both can fit 4 cornies and a carboy on the hump. Great work on the collar though.

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I have exactly the same one and can get 4 cornies in their. I am just getting into kegging so I haven't gotten a chance to add the taps to the front. Looks good, I am thinking about paint mine too!

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can you show ur 3 keg configuration? i have this freezer and could only fit 2 in there.
Could people post the exact model number of the Magic Chef they are using and what they fit in it? I think we may be talking about 2 different Magic Chef models. I've seen references to a 7.0CF and a 7.2CF and ironically, it appears that the 7.0CF layout will accommodate 4 cornies on the floor and the 7.2CF may only allow 2.

I called a Home Depot closest to me regarding the 7.2CF Magic Chef, model # MCCF7WBX and a gentlemen measured the inside for me before I drove there. He measured it at 17"X20". Not sure how accurate his measurements were, but I lined up 4 cornies and home and cannot get 4 to fit in 17"x20". Not sure 3 is even possible.

I know with a 8" collar you can fit two on the hump, but ideally you get 4 tight on the floor.

Can someone confirm the model # and how many cornies they fit on the floor?

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Old 05-30-2008, 06:13 PM   #25
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I'm sorry, I dont have my model number, I will try and remember to get to it sometime this weekend, but I am 99% sure mine is the 7.2 cubic foot model. It looks exactly like Beerifics.
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What, nobody wanted to dovetail the collar???

Looks nice, I am jealous.
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I was about to get one from Home Depot and I thought I would check Craigslist. Found one for $75 just listed this morning so I figured it was meant to be.

Thanks for the pictures...I'll be assembling this next week.
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Could people post the exact model number of the Magic Chef they are using and what they fit in it? I think we may be talking about 2 different Magic Chef models. I've seen references to a 7.0CF and a 7.2CF and ironically, it appears that the 7.0CF layout will accommodate 4 cornies on the floor and the 7.2CF may only allow 2.

I called a Home Depot closest to me regarding the 7.2CF Magic Chef, model # MCCF7WBX and a gentlemen measured the inside for me before I drove there. He measured it at 17"X20". Not sure how accurate his measurements were, but I lined up 4 cornies and home and cannot get 4 to fit in 17"x20". Not sure 3 is even possible.

I know with a 8" collar you can fit two on the hump, but ideally you get 4 tight on the floor.

Can someone confirm the model # and how many cornies they fit on the floor?

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The freezer I have, and in the pictures above is MCCF7WBX and will hold 4 cornies that have a diameter of 8.25''. I also measure 17''x20''. I think it all depends on the size of your kegs.
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Old 06-04-2008, 04:03 AM   #29
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I also have them same freezer, mine holds four also. My design is without a collar but with a four faucet "coffin" style.



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Old 06-04-2008, 04:57 PM   #30
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are you putting the carboy in to just crash cool it for transferring?
You could lager in a cornie, if that's what the carboy is in there for, and you can turn a cornie lagering keg on it's side as well if you need to (just stand it up if you are venting it).


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