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Old 06-02-2008, 04:49 PM   #1
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I just moved into a new house and i'm going to buy a kegerator. Right now I have 2 corney kegs with picnic taps and a 5lbs co2 tank. I don't have a basement but there is a small spot in the kitchen or maybe living room where this bad-boy is going.

- I want to keep it sorta small something like the sanyo or a small keezer. Energy efficient is also good.
- I want to be able to lager - so either in the kegerator with the kegs out or maybe in my main kitchen fridge? or maybe something big enough for 2 kegs and a carboy
- Eventually i'll go for nice faucets but for the next few months the picnic taps are going to work fine.
- I want to keep this as cheap as possible, but i'll drop 200 bucks if need be.
- if i get a small fridge i don't have to buy a separate temp controller..

So what should I do, and anyone have any good deals. I live in Denver - best buy, home depot, lowes are all on the way home. So i'll buy something today.

 
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Old 06-02-2008, 04:56 PM   #2
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http://www.homedepot.com/webapp/wcs/...ctId=100586222

And here is a discussion about it.

http://homebrewtalk.com/showthread.php?t=43440

Sounds like this is a pretty good setup.
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Old 06-02-2008, 05:37 PM   #3
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this looks like a good way to go - a bit pricey but nice. do i need a temp controller and where is the best place to get one?

 
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Old 06-02-2008, 06:24 PM   #4
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You should take the time and do it right. If you throw something together then you will end up having to buy/remake something down the road. Then the extra time/money you spend will make it all the worthwhile.

Yeah, because that is meant to keep things just above freezing.


http://www.coleparmer.com/Catalog/pr...sp?sku=9352000
This is by far the best price that I have seen.
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Old 06-02-2008, 06:33 PM   #5
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Here's a better price on a Ranco temp. controller http://cgi.ebay.com/Ranco-Electronic...QQcmdZViewItem
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