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Re: SCORE!!!! Yes, I'm Bragging: Stole a 10 Faucet TRUE Kegerator
« Reply #15 on: April 20, 2012, 05:57:41 AM »
Even if the cooler didn't work, and I suspect he checked that out or got a personal guarantee that it does, the 2, 10 tap towers are worth what he paid. In fact. I'd be willing to bet that if he's patient, he can the sell the extra one and recoup a large part of his investment.

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Re: SCORE!!!! Yes, I'm Bragging: Stole a 10 Faucet TRUE Kegerator
« Reply #16 on: April 20, 2012, 06:43:46 AM »
Even if the cooler didn't work, and I suspect he checked that out or got a personal guarantee that it does, the 2, 10 tap towers are worth what he paid. In fact. I'd be willing to bet that if he's patient, he can the sell the extra one and recoup a large part of his investment.

Great Buy!!!

If he parts out the extra tower he can probably make $300-$400 back off the Perlicks and the shanks alone.

My biggest question (once I knew it works) isn't can I fill it but can I keep it full.  I don't have that many kegs.  Ten in at a time means at least 18 to stay ahead in my house. :o

What a deal man.  I've never gotten that lucky.

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Re: SCORE!!!! Yes, I'm Bragging: Stole a 10 Faucet TRUE Kegerator
« Reply #17 on: April 20, 2012, 07:08:09 AM »
I would think that once it is full, and all the beer is down to temperature, it wouldn't use up that much energy. All that liquid should help maintain the temperature.
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Re: SCORE!!!! Yes, I'm Bragging: Stole a 10 Faucet TRUE Kegerator
« Reply #18 on: April 20, 2012, 07:12:55 AM »
If it was me, I'd make sure I had enough kegs to fill it. If I couldn't fill them all with beer, then I'd fill the rest with a Starsan solution. You could use plain water, but I would then add a small amount of bleach to keep the water fresh. This would add a lot of mass to the system and keep it from cycling too often. After a quick drain into another usable container, your keg(s) would be ready to fill with beer.

In any event, it's a good problem to have.

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Re: SCORE!!!! Yes, I'm Bragging: Stole a 10 Faucet TRUE Kegerator
« Reply #19 on: April 20, 2012, 08:38:01 AM »
Nice!  8)
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Re: SCORE!!!! Yes, I'm Bragging: Stole a 10 Faucet TRUE Kegerator
« Reply #20 on: April 20, 2012, 08:38:37 AM »
Don't do the bleach! Bleach and stainless are enemies! (Bleach will pit and weaken the steel.)

Otherwise, I totally agree with adding mass to the fridge in the form of water kegs or Star San and distilled water.
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Re: SCORE!!!! Yes, I'm Bragging: Stole a 10 Faucet TRUE Kegerator
« Reply #21 on: April 20, 2012, 08:43:49 AM »
Don't do the bleach! Bleach and stainless are enemies! (Bleach will pit and weaken the steel.)

Not with very small quantities, as in drinking water safe. Most city water is treated with bleach and that may be enough by itself.

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Re: SCORE!!!! Yes, I'm Bragging: Stole a 10 Faucet TRUE Kegerator
« Reply #22 on: April 20, 2012, 08:49:07 AM »
I wouldn't trust myself.. it's far too easy to go overboard.
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Re: SCORE!!!! Yes, I'm Bragging: Stole a 10 Faucet TRUE Kegerator
« Reply #23 on: April 20, 2012, 08:53:27 AM »
I wouldn't trust myself.. it's far too easy to go overboard.

I agree, you do need to be careful with it. Plain water may be fine at the colder temps. I'd just hate to open up a keg and see mildew after it had been in the kegerator for a while. I still think a StarSan solution is the best.

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Re: SCORE!!!! Yes, I'm Bragging: Stole a 10 Faucet TRUE Kegerator
« Reply #24 on: April 20, 2012, 09:24:57 AM »
I still think a StarSan solution is the best.

On this, we agree with the caution that it's best to do it with distilled water to avoid all the soaping issues that happen with StarSan and water with mineral content.
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Re: SCORE!!!! Yes, I'm Bragging: Stole a 10 Faucet TRUE Kegerator
« Reply #25 on: April 20, 2012, 09:26:17 AM »
I wouldn't trust myself.. it's far too easy to go overboard.

I agree, you do need to be careful with it. Plain water may be fine at the colder temps. I'd just hate to open up a keg and see mildew after it had been in the kegerator for a while. I still think a StarSan solution is the best.

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Re: SCORE!!!! Yes, I'm Bragging: Stole a 10 Faucet TRUE Kegerator
« Reply #26 on: April 20, 2012, 09:33:17 AM »
i was looking at your pics and saw the museum pics.  does your wife know you are taking pics of women in a museum 8)
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Re: SCORE!!!! Yes, I'm Bragging: Stole a 10 Faucet TRUE Kegerator
« Reply #27 on: April 20, 2012, 09:45:46 AM »
i was looking at your pics and saw the museum pics.  does your wife know you are taking pics of women in a museum 8)
I was going to ask if he got the blonde as part of the deal as well :D
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Re: SCORE!!!! Yes, I'm Bragging: Stole a 10 Faucet TRUE Kegerator
« Reply #28 on: April 20, 2012, 09:52:50 AM »
i was looking at your pics and saw the museum pics.  does your wife know you are taking pics of women in a museum 8)

Hey, that's my wife, WTF? ;)

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Re: SCORE!!!! Yes, I'm Bragging: Stole a 10 Faucet TRUE Kegerator
« Reply #29 on: April 20, 2012, 09:56:00 AM »
If the kegs are clean and sanitized I don;t see a reason to use starsan or bleach in the water. One could use boiled water, but they are meant to be temporary anyway- right?
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