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Old 11-17-2008, 06:07 AM   #11
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Do you think you can fit a 3gal corny next to the 5gal one?


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Old 11-17-2008, 07:13 AM   #12
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Do you think you can fit a 3gal corny next to the 5gal one?
I can fit a 5 gallon keg next to the other and 1 3 gallon keg on the hump in the back, between the two 5 gallon kegs. Of course, this will be with an externally mounted co2 tank.


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Old 11-19-2008, 02:12 AM   #13
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Old 11-19-2008, 10:33 AM   #14
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As far as taking the top of, the only thing I can suggest is patience and steam. Might not be worth it if you are pretty sure the lines are 'all over' the top, and are happy without a tower.

Aren't you afraid of someone brushing the tap handle as they walk by, spilling precious homebrew everywhere? I said it before but didn't get any feedback, just thought I'd mention it again.
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Old 11-20-2008, 04:37 AM   #15
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As far as taking the top of, the only thing I can suggest is patience and steam. Might not be worth it if you are pretty sure the lines are 'all over' the top, and are happy without a tower.

Aren't you afraid of someone brushing the tap handle as they walk by, spilling precious homebrew everywhere? I said it before but didn't get any feedback, just thought I'd mention it again.

Not an issue. The fridge sits in the gap between my desk and the edge of a wall. There is an indent in the wall in my office that is about 7 feet wide and 4 feet deep with a nice huge window to look out of. So the fridge is recessed in a few inches with the perfect 3 inch gap on each side and 4 inch in the back, just like my fridge manual suggests. It is a thing of genius and the fridge is protected from bumps. Also, once the drip tray is installed, it will stick out further than the faucets and provide even more protection.

Also, all of the cooling lines run through the top portion and this is where the cooling takes place. The top will not come off without a religous effort. I bought this fridge knowing full well I was running the taps out of the front.

This is not a tower conversion.
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Not an issue. The fridge sits in the gap between my desk and the edge of a wall. There is an indent in the wall in my office that is about 7 feet wide and 4 feet deep with a nice huge window to look out of. So the fridge is recessed in a few inches with the perfect 3 inch gap on each side and 4 inch in the back, just like my fridge manual suggests. It is a thing of genius and the fridge is protected from bumps. Also, once the drip tray is installed, it will stick out further than the faucets and provide even more protection.
As long as the precious is protected :-) I mean beer...
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Old 11-20-2008, 10:38 PM   #17
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As long as the precious is protected :-) I mean beer...
Cheers to that.
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Looking at the pictures, it looks like there might be about 2-3 inches toward the front of the top of the freezer where the cooling plate isn't. Would it be possible to drill through that to mount a tower? Or is there a chance the plates there and will ruin it?

It might look kinda funny having the tower toward the front of the unit, but I suppose you could get creative and make your own tower???
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Old 12-18-2008, 02:51 PM   #19
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As far as taking the top of, the only thing I can suggest is patience and steam. Might not be worth it if you are pretty sure the lines are 'all over' the top, and are happy without a tower.

Aren't you afraid of someone brushing the tap handle as they walk by, spilling precious homebrew everywhere? I said it before but didn't get any feedback, just thought I'd mention it again.
That's where this comes in very handy.

SELF CLOSING FAUCET HEAD @ Williams Brewing



Chrome plated brass faucet head features two positions, on and off. A spring loaded lever closes the faucet as soon as the handle is released, preventing the spilling of beer. Fits all standard faucet shanks. For standard dispensing pressures. Does not include tap handle or shank coupling nut.
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Old 12-23-2008, 04:49 PM   #20
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Any more ideas if a tower could be added to the top?? I found this fridge at lowes for 169, but I want a fridge with a tower.


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