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Old 01-05-2013, 03:51 PM   #131
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Finally finished the last mods to my Danby, cut out the shelf supports to be able to handle 1/6bbl commercial kegs as well as cornies. Also added a 3 port manifold, mounted to the existing shelf support rail. Now locked and loaded with MyPA, and a 1/6bbl of Full Sail Amber.


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Old 01-06-2013, 01:47 AM   #132
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Great job! What tool did you use to cut out the shelf supports?


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Old 01-06-2013, 03:51 AM   #133
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Great job! What tool did you use to cut out the shelf supports?
Thanks, I used an oscillating multi-tool from Harbor Freight:
http://www.harborfreight.com/power-t...amp-68861.html

Handy for lots of jobs around the house as well and under $20..
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Old 01-30-2013, 07:14 PM   #134
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Has anyone made this fridge work with 1/4 barrels? Maybe a 1/6 and 1/4? I want to build one, but would like to have the option of two 1/4 barrels..
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Old 02-27-2013, 09:27 PM   #135
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Mine just arrived today. I'm using a single faucet tower and found that once I removed the slide-in
storage compartments in the door, I could fit a ball-lock cornie and a 10 lb. steel gas tank inside without cutting up the door. I left in a couple of the plastic can holders to store yeast vials and packets.
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Old 03-14-2013, 04:27 AM   #136
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Finally finished the last mods to my Danby, cut out the shelf supports to be able to handle 1/6bbl commercial kegs as well as cornies. Also added a 3 port manifold, mounted to the existing shelf support rail. Now locked and loaded with MyPA, and a 1/6bbl of Full Sail Amber.
Is that Pin Lock in there with the 1/6bbl? If so, then two Pin Locks would fit with the mods?

Edit: Answered my own questions. 1/6bbl height = 23 3/8". Pic shows HB keg taller than 1/6bbl. Pin Lock height = 21/23". Ball Lock height = 25". HB keg in pic = Ball Lock.

Still a beautiful build.
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Old 03-15-2013, 03:44 AM   #137
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I got a message yesterday asking if I'd post some pics of mine since it holds 2 pin lock kegs. Here ya go opus!

That's right because the kegs were empty (until tonight) the tap handles had Sad Ness written on them.

To get the two kegs I just used my angle grinder and chopped away the ledge that held the bottom shelf in place. Suuuper easy if you have an angle grinder. And if you don't and you plan on HBT-engineering projects you really should go buy one. Totally worth it!.

Hope this helps anyone who is on the fence of converting this kegerator. I've had it over 2 years and love it.

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Old 03-15-2013, 08:15 PM   #138
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http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/need...please-392027/

Here is a link to what I did as far as having to modify the door. The old danby models had the door liner screwed in and the new one have the door liner glued in. It is actually a VERY small modification for anyone that it looking to cut as little as possible.
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Good Point! I totally forgot that I took off all of the door stuff. I took out all of the door stuff and replaced it with a piece of plexi-glass. Without doing this you can't fit 2 kegs.
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Yeah baby. Gonna order one tonight. Might stop out at HF to see what they got in the way of grinders. I know that HF isn't quality tools, but it might be a decent value. Thanks for the pics. When I get started on my build I will reciprocate.


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