Megamouth Torpedo Ball Lock Kegs

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Hi! Guys,

There are newest megamouth ball lock kegs at www.morebeer.com

Megamouth Torpedo Ball Lock Kegs | MoreBeer
 

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Looks good for pressure fermentation and conditioning naturally. What I'd really like to see, though, is a 3 or 4" TC ferrule on top. Just because it offers more options when used for fermentation mainly.

Edit: And maybe an additional ball-lock post, just in case. And one or two small (0.5" or 0.75") TC ferrules for fitting a blow-off tube, thermowell, etc. The 'Torpedo Kegmenter'. I like it
 
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It will be interesting to see where these might be more optimal in terms of dispensing. Two 5 gallons stacked are about 0.3" too tall in my 7 cu ft freezer which has a 2x8 collar. I can't quite fit four ball locks on my keezer floor, only 3. I can't say whether I could fit 3 of these new ones there. I wouldn't want to be stacking five gallons though in a tall keezer as would be needed for that if a 2x10 was used. Might be a game changer for refrigerators though as two 5 gallons stacked might allow a total of four. When I had a fridge for my kegs, I could only fit 2 on the floor. It is much easier to get kegs in and out of a refrigerator. I have a square cooler that my 3 gallons won't quite sit in, so maybe the 3 gallon would fit something like that as well. The difference in height between the 3 gallon of this new style vs Torpedos 2.5 gallon is 1.35". Maybe a big rectangular cooler could possibly fit two.
 
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It will be interesting to see where these might be more optimal in terms of dispensing. Two 5 gallons stacked are about 0.3" too tall in my 7 cu ft freezer which has a 2x8 collar. I can't quite fit four ball locks on my keezer floor, only 3. I can't say whether I could fit 3 of these new ones there. I wouldn't want to be stacking five gallons though in a tall keezer as would be needed for that if a 2x10 was used. Might be a game changer for refrigerators though as two 5 gallons stacked might allow a total of four. When I had a fridge for my kegs, I could only fit 2 on the floor. It is much easier to get kegs in and out of a refrigerator. I have a square cooler that my 3 gallons won't quite sit in, so maybe the 3 gallon would fit something like that as well. The difference in height between the 3 gallon of this new style vs Torpedos 2.5 gallon is 1.35". Maybe a big rectangular cooler could possibly fit two.
 
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As I know,there is a style kegerator which can hold 2pcs 10 gallon megamouth Torpedo ball lock keg.
Maybe this kegerator will be sold in American market at the beginning of 2023:)
 

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Megamouth Torpedo Ball Lock Kegs | MoreBeer

For a fermenter, I would have loved to see something like that at least in the 6.5 gallon size. I wonder how much the 6 gallon one can actually hold. I have some of the 10L / 2.6 gallon Torpedo kegs, and right up to the rim is close to 2.9 gallons, with a little less than that to the bottom of the gas post. I have heard that the slim-line kegs are a bit undersized (they don't actually hold as much volume as they are labeled as).

The 7.6 gal Kegmentor is more expensive and I don't think the shape would fit into my chest freezer.
 
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There are 6.5 gallon Torpedo keg and megamouth keg,but Morebeer does not sell this volume keg ,
you may tell their customer sevice you like 6.5 gallon keg,then maybe they will consider to sell
6.5 gallon keg.
 

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There are 6.5 gallon Torpedo keg and megamouth keg,but Morebeer does not sell this volume keg ,
you may tell their customer sevice you like 6.5 gallon keg,then maybe they will consider to sell
6.5 gallon keg.

Honestly, I am pretty happy with my 7 gallon Fermonster fermenter, but I do look at the 7 gallon Ss Brewtech Brew Bucket as a potential upgrade to stainless. The price, form factor and easier cleaning of this keg makes it a bit tempting. I do agree that some type of a port in the lid would be helpful as a fermenter.

Though every time I look closer at kegs > 5 gallons, I tend to think that I would be better off just adjusting my batch size a bit and using one of the 5 gallon kegs that I already have.
 

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I wonder how much the 6 gallon one can actually hold.
I have one of the standard lid 6.1gal torpedo kegs. Fantastic fermenter, all I use.

Can fill 23L at right around gas post height.

I drop 21L wort in to ferment, have 2L-ish headspace and end up with 19L into serving keg.

These megamouth versions are also 23L so I would expect similar results.

EDIT: 21L on my keg is riiiiight up to the weld line where the top attaches to the cylinder.
 
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