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Old 03-06-2013, 04:48 AM   #761
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GE 7 cf freezer, I can only get 3 ball lock kegs in mine. If I hammer on the hump I might be able to fit one more.
There are two GE 7 CF freezers. Do you have the D model or the S model? One fits 3 ball locks and the other 4. I can fit 4 in mine with a little muscle, but certainly no need to hammer.
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Old 03-07-2013, 04:28 AM   #762
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There are two GE 7 CF freezers. Do you have the D model or the S model? One fits 3 ball locks and the other 4. I can fit 4 in mine with a little muscle, but certainly no need to hammer.
I have a model FCM7SUFWW GE 7.0 cf. so not sure it is a D or a S model. I am thinking it is a F model.

 
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FCM7SUWW? That fits 4 ball locks on the floor, and a 5th on the hump. I have two of them.

FCM7DUWW fits 3 on the floor, 4th and 5th on the hump.
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Old 03-15-2013, 12:57 AM   #764
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Any thoughts on a Frigidaire 7.2 cubic deep freezer? I found one on craigslist for $150. I haven't seen anyone comment on this brand and was curious on whether or not I should pull the trigger or wait for a GE or kenmore.

 
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GE 7 cf freezer, I can only get 3 ball lock kegs in mine. If I hammer on the hump I might be able to fit one more.
Following up on this one.

Those look rather short in that freezer. Are these converted kegs? Original ball locks measure 25" to the top of the rubber handle, pin locks or converted ball locks would be 21" tall.
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Old 03-15-2013, 03:33 PM   #766
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Just an FYI, my pin lock kegs are 9" in diameter and the tank is roughly 21" tall. My ball lock kegs are 8.5" in diameter with a tank height of 24".

If your kegs are short and fat, they're pin locks with ball lock fittings, as Thadius suggested above, which will restrict the # of kegs you can fit in a freezer. This is the biggest set-back I've found to having pin lock kegs. If I had BL instead, I could fit 1 more in my keezer...
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Which freezer will hold a half barrel?

 
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Which freezer will hold a half barrel?
You need 16-1/8" depth (front-to-back) to fit a 1/2 bbl or 1/4 bbl (not slim). That puts you at minimum 8.8cf territory. The Frigidaire 8.8cf LFFC09M5HW is the smallest model I know of that can handle one. There used to be a Frigidaire 7cf-class model that could do it (see first page of the thread, it's the one that stacks ball locks two-deep), but it's not in production anymore.

All 15cf models and larger should hold two 1/2 or 1/4 bbl without needing to utilize the compressor hump.
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Old 04-04-2013, 08:34 AM   #769
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Is it possible to use a keezer without having a temperature controller? Anyone using a freezer on just simply its highest temp settings?

 
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Is it possible to use a keezer without having a temperature controller? Anyone using a freezer on just simply its highest temp settings?
Um, its a freezer. If it is simply on its highest setting it will simply freeze your beer. There is a thread on how to hack the freezer thermostat. Though its much more accurate when using a temp controller. The stc1000 build can be built if you are on a budget.
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