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Old 08-15-2010, 02:07 PM   #21
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I will be attemping this job, this evening when i get off work, i'm like a little school boy. I can't wait to get this running.,...

 
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Old 08-15-2010, 02:27 PM   #22
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Does it fit a dual regulator 5lb co2 tank? Thanks.
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Old 08-15-2010, 02:31 PM   #23
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I will be attemping this job, this evening when i get off work, i'm like a little school boy. I can't wait to get this running.,...
Trooper, if you go back in this thread I put up a photobucket series that has some pics of my build. As well, someone else linked another build. Both should give you some good pointers (if you read my captions) to help your project. Make sure to get a hole saw, it will save a lot of time and make for a much cleaner end product.

 
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Old 08-15-2010, 03:23 PM   #24
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I used a Danby with the top freezer. i had to carefully bend the cold plate down so it was verticle against the back. with the Danby, it was easier to do this as the freon line is a little more flexible. I had to modify/move the thermostat controler farther back. i also mounted a computer fan in a hobby box with a duct to blow cold air up the draft tower, which is mounted to the top of my backyard bar. I need to find a better blower fan though, to get more cold air up their to help with foaming. My CO2 tank with dual guages fits on the step. it fits 2 corneys tightly, but all is good. I also added a Ranco digital controler, to more precisely control the interior temps

 
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Old 08-20-2010, 10:57 AM   #25
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Well i successfully build this kegerator, and it works great, i'm still trying to tweak the psi level, but it is working good, i find that my tower is cold to the touch and i do not think i'll have to put in a fan to blow cool air up to the tower, i will be uploading pics soon for people can look at, My plan is to add a second tap/ spout for the wife can get her coolers out of.

 
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Old 08-20-2010, 05:05 PM   #26
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I am thinking about making a kegerator out of this fridge and just wondered how well the original thermostat keeps temps. Has anyone had any experience putting a Love controller in this one?

 
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Old 08-21-2010, 12:00 PM   #27
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Well i've had the fridge set up for a week now, and i am very impressed, the temp does not seem to fluctuate at all

 
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Old 08-23-2010, 03:02 AM   #28
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Trooper there are a few sets of instructions floating around the internet on how to do this. Which one did you follow - or did you just DIY?

 
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Old 01-11-2011, 08:38 PM   #29
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Does anyone know if this fridge will fit a typical 6.5 gal Ale Pale? I know the 6 gal carboy does not fit.

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Old 01-13-2011, 04:43 PM   #30
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Does anyone know if this fridge will fit a typical 6.5 gal Ale Pale? I know the 6 gal carboy does not fit.
It only fits a cornie by removing the molded door panel due to the step up in the back for the compressor. So that gives you roughly 9 inches of depth to work with in front and another 6-8 on the compressor step; however, that is too short to fit much anything on top of it other than a 5lb CO2 bottle.

 
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