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Jim R

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The $14 stainless / plastic Pluto gun is probably even a big upgrade from a picnic tap if the sealing parts are stainless steel.

 

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A fairly recent kegging convert here. I am still using plastic picnic taps in a dedicated refrigerator. While I really do want to move away from them to proper faucets, the cost is quite prohibitive by comparison. I have only two kegs at the moment, might get a third but probably no more than 3 in total for the foreseeable future. I just priced out 2 Nukataps, shanks and a drip tray. $150 to $200 is pretty steep just to avoid opening the door. I totally appreciate wanting a more professional solution, but right now it's hard for me to justify (to the wife that is). Yes, I could do it a bit cheaper, but I am a buy once, cry once kinda guy for most things. So for now, add me to the "picnic tap" list.
 

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$150 to $200 is pretty steep just to avoid opening the door

this thread is still alive? SS picnic taps have a market! 😛

and really you don't have to open the door...i just drilled holes the size of the bev tubing and hook everything up after i run the tube through the holes...here's my picnic taps...

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(but can you imagine if they were stainless! that'd be some serious bling!)
 

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Pretty sure we covered Pluto guns at the very beginning of this thread.
Lemme check....yup...

Cheers! ;)
 

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One must decide what is more important, of course.
I think they look pretty cool - like what George Jetson would have used...

Cheers! :)
 

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One must decide what is more important, of course.
I think they look pretty cool - like what George Jetson would have used...

Cheers! :)

yeah, i just can't invision a pluto gun hanging off the front of my fridge door.....i don't even know how i'd pour a glass with it there....
 

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The $14 stainless / plastic Pluto gun is probably even a big upgrade from a picnic tap if the sealing parts are stainless steel.

Hi, I just removed my lifetime Perlick faucets because of leaks and installed a picnic. This Pluto gun looks interesting. Price is right too.
Ed B
 
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