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Old 02-12-2008, 03:29 AM   #1
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Title says it all.

I'm trying to figure out how many kegs I could fit into a kegerator or keezer, and was wondering what the diameter of a cornelius keg is. I know the heighth is 25.5" (if I'm correct).

I tried searching but found nothing.

Thanks a lot.
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Old 02-12-2008, 03:34 AM   #2
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It is about 8.5" in diameter and about 29" tall.

 
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Old 02-12-2008, 11:39 PM   #3
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yeah, about 8.5" diameter, and you need a solid 28" of height for the keg plus the QD's and lines coming off them. That's for a true ball lock Cornelius type keg.

as I understand it, the Pin-lock Firestone kegs are a little over 9" in diameter, and slightly shorter (like 23", not counting the disconnects/lines).
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Old 02-13-2008, 12:10 AM   #4
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IIRC, my pinlocks are 9.25" D x 22.5" tall. You'll need an extra inch for the disconnect.
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Old 02-13-2008, 03:01 AM   #5
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Cool thanks a lot guys.
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Old 02-13-2008, 03:29 AM   #6
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I've been using this as I look to kegging in the future:

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http://www.micromatic.com/beer-quest...le-aid-11.html

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Edit: I figure about 5" for connections, but it's just a guess.
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