is coming along but I have some questions on EVABarrier tubing, the Duotight fittings and other hardware...
I didn't want to take out a loan for lumber so I used some MDF I had laying around. I put a few coats of polyurethane on it to give it some moisture resistance but it's not building up a coating like it does on hardwood so not sure how effective that's going to be. Anyone know of some good wrap or tape to use for this?
Collar: I've seen some really odd methods for attaching the collar to the freezer (drywall screws through the wood, into the plastic surface for instance). One guy mentioned gorilla tape which I like because the collar can be replaced easily enough without having to fight with Liquid Nails. Any thoughts?
Tubing: I've had people here recommend the EVABarrier tubing. I ran it through a calculator
and the difference in recommended length between 4mm and 5mm ID tubing is about 6 feet. I'd like to have less tubing to fight with so the smaller diameter is ideal. Is it typical to use 4mm x 8mm tubing for the beer? It looks like all the Duotight connectors with with 8mm OD tubing. Do you use the same tubing for the CO2 or should that be a different size?
Beer shank: Are these all created equal or do I need a specific shank for a specific faucet? I have Intertap faucets. On the other end, I need something for the Duotight tubing. I see there is an 8mm fitting
for this that has a "beer thread". Is "beer thread" an industry standard everyone uses for the other end of these shanks?
manifold: I have an aluminum CO2 manifold with gas barbs on it but not sure how to make that work for Duotight tubing. I'll have maybe four kegs to gas up. How are you guys running gas to multiple kegs with this Duotight stuff?
Air circulation: Anyone using a fan in their keezer to keep the air moving around? I've read mixed opinions on using them but it seems the fan speed is a key detail that not everyone gets right. My kegerator has a definite temperature gradient every foot or so but the top of the keg always seems like the same temp as the bottom.
Ball lock disconnects: Duotight seems like the obvious choice. Anyone using something different?