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Kegerator Showcase
« on: August 31, 2010, 12:29:42 PM »
So I'm starting to look into the possibility that maybe I will someday be able to get a Kegerator in my possession. In the meantime, I was wondering if anyone would like to share a couple of pictures of their Kegerator with me and the world. I'm looking into all the options and wanted to see what style/set-ups are popular. I'm not great with power tools and handy manning but any input would be appreciated.

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Re: Kegerator Showcase
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2010, 11:57:24 AM »
I built this one that I saw here: http://kegkits.com/kegerator1.htm

Very easy build, small and classy.  One problem is now I wish I had more on tap.

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Re: Kegerator Showcase
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2010, 11:59:53 AM »
     

Here is mine, what I want to showcase is the bar I used to keep me from pouring my beer when I open the freezer.
The taps were places high on purpose. I did not want to bend over to draw a pint. But it created a new problem.
Solution, I screwed in an iron bar about 12" long and 1/2" wide to the door. It sits behind the fridge door. When I open the
freezer it pushed both the doors open. A little weird at first and it takes a while to get used to but it works.
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Re: Kegerator Showcase
« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2010, 12:27:23 PM »
I went with a chest freezer with 2X4 Cedar collar





Super simple, you don't even need to do the angle cuts, I just did them to try and look nice, but my woodworking skill is not very high so they didn't completely line up. A little caulk and a lot of polyuerethane took care of that though. Used chalkboard paint on the lid so I can label each tap.
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Re: Kegerator Showcase
« Reply #4 on: September 01, 2010, 01:50:10 PM »
Snazzy, Robert!
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Re: Kegerator Showcase
« Reply #5 on: September 01, 2010, 02:20:00 PM »
While I was building the draft tower . . .




 





And now . . as it sits on the kegerator. All Ventmatic. Thanks Slowes and Home Despot for the raw materials!  ;D






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Re: Kegerator Showcase
« Reply #6 on: September 01, 2010, 02:37:20 PM »
:o

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Re: Kegerator Showcase
« Reply #7 on: September 01, 2010, 02:42:33 PM »
Wow....you guys have skills far beyond mine.
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Re: Kegerator Showcase
« Reply #8 on: September 01, 2010, 03:02:27 PM »
Aww Denny, you still have the best rye IPA around. We all have our talents. That's what makes us a great diverse community!
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Re: Kegerator Showcase
« Reply #9 on: September 01, 2010, 03:12:19 PM »
dhacker.....WOW!
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Re: Kegerator Showcase
« Reply #10 on: September 01, 2010, 03:20:01 PM »
Aww Denny, you still have the best rye IPA around. We all have our talents. That's what makes us a great diverse community!

Yeah man!

That VBIP from last fall is right on the money.  I had two pints over the weekend and shazaam!   8)

I will be making more.  By the way...I prefer it aged in the keg.   :-*
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Re: Kegerator Showcase
« Reply #11 on: September 01, 2010, 03:40:53 PM »
dhacker Wow! That is some seriously impressive woodwork. I suppose I should get the bottom half of that set-up figured out before I aspire to carve a masterpiece like that.
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Re: Kegerator Showcase
« Reply #12 on: September 01, 2010, 03:52:29 PM »
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Re: Kegerator Showcase
« Reply #13 on: September 01, 2010, 06:45:39 PM »
I'm not great with power tools and handy manning but any input would be appreciated.

Me either... and I made one similiar to the ones shown (minus the one with custom molding).

Its not a difficult task if you've got a lot of pics to lead the way (like these)...

I'll post some of mine once I get all the faucets (its the most expensive part!).

I also used a 2x6 instead of 2x4. I bought a smaller kegerator, so a 2x6 lets me keep 6.5 gal carboys in it for lagering.
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Re: Kegerator Showcase
« Reply #14 on: September 02, 2010, 08:48:39 AM »
Yeah man!

That VBIP from last fall is right on the money.  I had two pints over the weekend and shazaam!   8)

I will be making more.  By the way...I prefer it aged in the keg.   :-*

Heathen....;)
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