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I got my four banger working!
« on: November 30, 2010, 08:30:33 PM »
As promised I am posting some pics of the new addition.

It's my new four banger kegerator.  8)
I used four Perlick forward sealing faucets installed through the collar on a Kenmore 7.5cf Keezer.
I have the CO2 cylinder inside the keezer. Six foot serving lines 3/8" ID. Pours like a dream.

I'm also using a Johnson digital controller.
The only thing left to do is install the drip tray that's on order.







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Re: I got my four banger working!
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2010, 08:35:15 PM »
Looking good Ron!!!
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Re: I got my four banger working!
« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2010, 08:39:52 PM »
Saweet..... Nice clean install, like the manifold, and love the Pelick$.......

Did notice you've been banned to a rather unfinished corner of the basement...... Guess that's where the man cave is being installed, and that the keezer is just the first step..... Well, at least you have your priorities in order. Sound system is next, THEN the framing.....  ;D
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Re: I got my four banger working!
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2010, 08:45:15 PM »
Thats legit. Great job. I need to get my s*** together. I'm still pouring from picnic taps!!! :)
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Re: I got my four banger working!
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2010, 08:52:05 PM »
Thanks gents!  8)

I appreciate the nice comments.

I ordered a 13" SS driptray with a full backsplash and drain. It's on it's way from NB.

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Re: I got my four banger working!
« Reply #5 on: November 30, 2010, 09:07:41 PM »
OK, after looking at this some more, I noticed the collar is 2-part? Styro inside? Or is it wood and you cladded the inside? Got a 4 foot break? Hard to tell what you did...... Inquiring minds want to know.... ;)
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Re: I got my four banger working!
« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2010, 04:13:16 AM »
Good Job! Is that a 3 gallon corny on the compressor step?

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Re: I got my four banger working!
« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2010, 05:18:43 AM »
Good Job! Is that a 3 gallon corny on the compressor step?

Thanks!

Yes it's a three gallon keg.

I am hoping to get another for the empty position.
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Re: I got my four banger working!
« Reply #8 on: December 01, 2010, 06:46:15 AM »
Excellent work, Ron!!  Looks so clean 8) I like the 1x8 facade. I have had nothing but perfect pours since I built my four tapper.
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Re: I got my four banger working!
« Reply #9 on: December 01, 2010, 07:33:17 AM »
Excellent work, Ron!!  Looks so clean 8) I like the 1x8 facade. I have had nothing but perfect pours since I built my four tapper.

Thanks.

I kept thinking about yours...I wanted to get it done sooner but kept getting delayed by the honey-do list.

I'm sure you know how that is.  ;)

I am pleasantly surprised by it's performance.
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Re: I got my four banger working!
« Reply #10 on: December 01, 2010, 09:44:46 AM »
where is the CO2 tank?
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Re: I got my four banger working!
« Reply #11 on: December 01, 2010, 09:52:52 AM »
where is the CO2 tank?

Down inside the bottom of the chest.  You can barely see the regulator gage in the last picture.
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Re: I got my four banger working!
« Reply #12 on: December 01, 2010, 09:55:30 AM »
anythought to drilling a hole through the collar and keeping the CO2 outside the box to free up a little additional space?
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Re: I got my four banger working!
« Reply #13 on: December 01, 2010, 10:06:01 AM »
anythought to drilling a hole through the collar and keeping the CO2 outside the box to free up a little additional space?

Yes.  I have thought about that, but because of the inside width limitation I can only fit three cornies down in the lower compartment
hence the room for the CO2 cylinder.
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Re: I got my four banger working!
« Reply #14 on: December 01, 2010, 10:33:08 AM »
...until you buy the 20 lb tank... maybe my favorite all time investment - it lasts FOREVER and when it does die I have the old tank as a backup! No stopping the flow!
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