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Offline uisgue

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Travel Taps on the cheap
« on: February 13, 2011, 08:40:21 PM »
...if you have a kegerator that you can temporarily cannibalize.  This cost me about $15 for the shelves and $5 for the hinge.
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Re: Travel Taps on the cheap
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2011, 09:38:31 PM »
Link does not work for me.
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Re: Travel Taps on the cheap
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2011, 11:43:58 PM »
Nice setup :)

The link worked for me - you might need to be logged in to a facebook account.
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Re: Travel Taps on the cheap
« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2011, 07:46:08 AM »
Link does not work for me.

I got right though to the linked album and I hadn't logged onto FB previously.

...if you have a kegerator that you can temporarily cannibalize.  This cost me about $15 for the shelves and $5 for the hinge.
http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=80921&id=1180967853&l=185bc41d28

Nice little setup. Saves on the expense of cold plates which can be the most expensive part of a jockey box even if you have to go out and buy the taps, shanks, etc. 

You have the kegs pre-chilled and then the ice keeps it cold?
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Re: Travel Taps on the cheap
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2011, 08:13:05 AM »
Are you running the beer lines through the icewater as well? I'd worry about how much they might warm up on the trip out of the keg, causing a bunch of foam. Seems like it poured ok though, that beer's got a beautiful color to it.
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Re: Travel Taps on the cheap
« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2011, 06:41:37 PM »
There is only a couple inches of run between the ice and the tap.
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