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Old 05-05-2008, 09:26 PM   #1
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Default Help running two co2 lines in a sanyo 4912

Ok I finally broke down and purchased my kegs. This is what I got,
http://www.midwestsupplies.com/produ...px?ProdID=7739. Now my problem is this. I am going this week and pick up the sanyo 4912 and need to know how to run two co2 lines into the sanyo 4912. I know I could run one thrue the drain hole. How can I get both lines in? Is there a place where I can safely drill?


Any help is very thankful. I am hopping to get it all set this weekend.



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1) Keep your CO2 tank inside the 4912
2) Keep the tank outside the 4912, run the line through the drain hole, and split it inside.


EDIT: just noticed you have a double reg, so #2 would be tougher to do


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Old 05-05-2008, 09:51 PM   #3
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I prefer my tank on the outside...course it's a 20#'r.

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I prefer my tank on the outside...course it's a 20#'r.

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Perfect!!!!!!!! One more question, Does the length of co2 line make any difference? My keg set up anly comes with two 4' sections (one for each regulator) I am not sure if that will be long enough? I plan on keeping the co2 tank beside the refrigerator. Can I get co2 line at homedepot or lowes?

Also what size hole did you drill?

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Perfect!!!!!!!! One more question, Does the length of co2 line make any difference? My keg set up anly comes with two 4' sections (one for each regulator) I am not sure if that will be long enough? I plan on keeping the co2 tank beside the refrigerator. Can I get co2 line at homedepot or lowes?

Also what size hole did you drill?
Four feet will be too short.

I have nearly three feet inside the fridge alone. You need that much to be able to connect/disconnect to the corny outside the fridge, and then move the corny inside.

I know that Lowe's (et al) carry high pressure air hose. I'm not sure it's suitable for CO2 beverage applications because (I've heard) it has a pretty strong rubber smell to it.

CO2 line at a LHBS or on line at Beveragefactory.com is only like 70 cents a foot.

To give your kegs and CO2 tank flexibility in movement, I'd think you need more like 7 feet of line for each keg.
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Well I want to say thank you for all the tips and pictures. I am going a diffrent route now. I am picking up a chest freezer this weekend

It's only 7.2 cubic foot but it leaves me room to install taps later and maybe a third corny with the right collar build.


Thanks again!!!
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How bout next time deciding what you're (for sure) going to do and save us the effort...
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How bout next time deciding what you're (for sure) going to do and save us the effort...
Sure thing. On a side note can't be sure if you don't ask questions.Your replies helped me be sure of what I wanted. I will be sure and not ask a question to waste any ones time and effort.
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Sure thing. On a side note can't be sure if you don't ask questions.Your replies helped me be sure of what I wanted. I will be sure and not ask a question to waste any ones time and effort.
Pretty sure he was kidding. Good luck, and let us know how your chest freezer turns out!
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Pretty sure he was kidding. Good luck, and let us know how your chest freezer turns out!


It's all good!! I sometimes have a bad habbit of over reading lol. I will be sure to let ya know how every thing turns out for sure!!


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