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Postby Legman » Thu Apr 03, 2008 6:42 pm

Where would be the best place/cheapest deals on kegging equipment?

I just recently got 5 FREE soda kegs from the Coke salesman that delivers to our company and I've got an old freezer I'm going to convert to a kegerator.

Any advise on where to buy? Thanks! :D
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Postby KBrau » Thu Apr 03, 2008 7:35 pm

There are a couple of places that have good selections on kegging equipment. I recently ordered some stuff from www.kegworks.com and they were very good. Also I have heard good things about www.wholesaledraft.com

Also I have some info on my site about building a kegerator:

http://web.mac.com/richkuenstler/Kuenst ... rator.html
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Postby Legman » Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:01 am

OK. Thanks man. I'll take a look at those links!
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Postby yaturaz » Tue Apr 08, 2008 5:59 am

Check out http://stores.kegconnection.com/Categories.bok also. I have purchases a few kegs and other things and they are great.[/url]
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Postby Legman » Wed May 28, 2008 6:56 pm

Finally got my kegerator built. I bought the conversion kit at http://www.beveragefactory.com
They seemed to have pretty good prices, so I went with them. I had an old, small chest freezer laying around, so it was time to put it to good use. I made the beer towers from galvanized rigid conduit elbows I bought at Lowes for about 8 bucks a piece. I ground the zinc off of them and polished them up at work on a buffing wheel. I used some black rubber stoppers to hold the beer faucets by drilling a hole big enough for the shank to fit through. The shank nut sticks to the stopper and when you insert it into the elbow, you can tighten it down and the rubber stopper bulges out making a snug fit. Worked out better than I thought is was going to. The elbows are insulated with a thick vinyl hose that I crammed in inside, then the beer line run inside of that.

I'm kegging my first one this weekend. I can't wait!!!
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Postby bfabre » Thu May 29, 2008 9:41 pm

Nice Job! Looks like you really took your time. Legman, I am impressed.
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Postby Legman » Sat May 31, 2008 6:14 pm

Hey thanks man! 8)

It's a little small, but I already had that old freezer laying around. So that was just one less expense. I can fit 2 kegs and my CO2 tank inside with room to spare. There's just not enough room to put any more kegs in there. But at least this will get me going and at some point if I feel the need I'll just buy a bigger freezer. I'll already have all the other parts I need.

I just kegged the first one this morning. I would like to let it age for 3-4 weeks, but I'm not sure how long I'll be able to wait! Brewing up another tomorrow morning so I'll have two full kegs in there. Kegging was so much easier than bottling!
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