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Old 10-25-2008, 01:16 AM   #1
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I am planning on building a kegerator or keezer that will dispense 3 kegs at a time and here is what I have so far:

6 Cornelius Kegs
20# CO2 Tank
Freezer

I know that I will be needing in and out disconnects and tubing, but is there anything else I'm forgetting or you would recommend.


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3 faucets ?

beerlines ? manifold ?


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i guess 6 faucets !
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i guess 6 faucets !
NOOOOOOOOOOOO
Unless you want dead taps all the time...you really need a backup keg for every faucet.

I order the refrigerator conversion kit from AHS...it comes with the shank and all the parts you need except the hose and Quick Disconnects.


Just FYI...I use the $4 Stainless T fittings with hose clamps. The Manifold was very expensive and I don't want to spend the money on one while I have taps to add.

This is admittedly not the BEST way to do this, but it works. Also, the AHS technique is NOT the most cost effective, but it ensures I get all that I need.
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Does this diagram look to be correct?


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looks like what I'm going to do. BUT: I'm going to T off between the primary reg and the secondary. I"ll have a hose ready for force carbing/purging kegs, without having to unhook a keg.


Make sure you have check valves on your secondary regs.
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BUT: I'm going to T off between the primary reg and the secondary. I"ll have a hose ready for force carbing/purging kegs, without having to unhook a keg.


Make sure you have check valves on your secondary regs.
Good Idea !!
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Since i didn't see it mentioned:
If you're going to use the freezer to make a keezer you'll need a temp control device.
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NOOOOOOOOOOOO

Just FYI...I use the $4 Stainless T fittings with hose clamps. The Manifold was very expensive and I don't want to spend the money on one while I have taps to add.

This is admittedly not the BEST way to do this, but it works. Also, the AHS technique is NOT the most cost effective, but it ensures I get all that I need.
You know, I may just go with the T fittings, for now. The cheapest manifold is about $40. I will get one eventually, but would prefer to keep the cost down right now. I can use that $40 for more kegs and ingredients/kits.


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