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Old 01-24-2009, 04:30 PM   #21
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EdWort said he is changing servers... I am eagerly awaiting the return of all the pictures myself, as I am catching up on a lot of threads I missed.

I have a magic chef 10 cubic foot freezer that I got at a Home Depot Clearance center for $177 last year (edit after I rechecked what I paid). The stock rotates, but it is worth checking to see if there is one in your area. Here in Atlanta, it is down at Austell Rd and the East/West Connector in Austell. Some great deals, especially on appliances.
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Old 01-27-2009, 01:22 PM   #22
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I just picked up this Magic Chef 7.2 cu. ft. chest freezer and it will not hold 6 kegs as shown in the pic in the second post of this thread. It will hold 3 in the lower area and one on the shelf but you'll need about a 5" tall collar to put a regular 5-gal. corny with QDs on the shelf.

I wanted it to be able to hold 6 but...it was $40 and driven by an old lady on Sunday so it was still a good deal.
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Old 01-28-2009, 04:54 AM   #23
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Frigidaire 14.8 cu ft freezer can hold 6 kegs and a betterbottle or 8 kegs with plenty of room for bottles and co2 tanks.



Hump not shown on the left side also.

 
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Old 01-28-2009, 04:59 PM   #24
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EdWort said he is changing servers... I am eagerly awaiting the return of all the pictures myself, as I am catching up on a lot of threads I missed.

I have a magic chef 10 cubic foot freezer that I got at a Home Depot Clearance center for $177 last year (edit after I rechecked what I paid). The stock rotates, but it is worth checking to see if there is one in your area. Here in Atlanta, it is down at Austell Rd and the East/West Connector in Austell. Some great deals, especially on appliances.
Hmm i forgot that was there.... I have been looking on CL. There is an aplliance Smart in Marietta that has up to 9cf for I think it was $229 or so. 7's and that for $129.
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[SIZE=3]GE 7.0 cu. ft. at Sam's for $186.56

Whirlpool 8.9 cu. ft. at Lowes for $298



Whirlpool 14.8 cu. ft. at Lowes for $398

For what it's worth, i used to have the 8.9 and then upgraded to the 14.8. It can actually hold 9 cornies (snugly) if you're willing to remove those runners they install to hold the plastic baskets (which I was more than willing to do).

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Old 01-28-2009, 06:24 PM   #26
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Really? I can get 4 reasonably easily into the non-compressor area of my MagicChef 7.2. I'm sure you're right about needing a huge collar to fit cornies on the hump, though; I figure I'll just keep the CO2 tank/bottles there.

 
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Old 01-28-2009, 06:26 PM   #27
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I just purchased the Magic Chef 7.2 last week.
Fits 4 easy peasy, and 2 more on the hump with a collar. Really, there is no reason you could have to not build a collar. For the space and energy use, the 7.2 is great, AND it can hold 6!

Are you certain you have the 7.2 and not the 5.5 or something? Mine is laid out exactly like the pic on page 1.



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Old 01-28-2009, 06:47 PM   #28
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I dunno what to say then...I can't get the kegs to fit front-to-back...I have to stagger them and then I can only fit 3 on the floor...then I could stagger another on the step. It's def not the 5.5. It's the 7.2 Magic Chef sold at Home Depot (the lady said she got it at Home Depot about 2 years ago).

Are all 5 gallon corny kegs the same diameter? I only have two and they are pretty much identical...pin locks. I bought them used about 11 years ago.

I'll try to remember to take a pic and post it.
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Old 01-28-2009, 07:05 PM   #29
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Pin locks are wider than ball locks.

 
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Old 01-28-2009, 07:39 PM   #30
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Pin locks are wider than ball locks.
Thanks remilard. Extremely pertinent info in a 'Sizing Your Chest Freezer for Corny Kegs' thread imo.

Soon as I left the house I told myself I should have brought a keg. But I saw a picture on the internet! Assumption fail.

I wonder if I could fit one pin lock and one ball lock front-to-back? I really wanted to be able to have 4 kegs on tap plus two conditioning.
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