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Old 18th January 2005, 09:48 PM   #1
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Default my newest project: kegerator

Here is my latest project:
http://www.briangt.com/gallery/kegerator

I decided that having a keg in my basement would be a good idea, and make thursday night poker night more fun

It wasn't too hard to make, as I already had the fridge from my old dorm days. I relocated the compressor and removed the compressor shelf inside the unit, which allowed for a full keg to fit inside. I used 3 layers of 1/2" foam to create a new back/bottom for the fridge, and used expanding spray foam for the corners. Hooking up the CO2 tank and lines was quite simple, and beer flows great through it.

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Old 18th January 2005, 10:12 PM   #2
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I relocated the compressor and removed the compressor shelf inside the unit, which allowed for a full keg to fit inside. I used 3 layers of 1/2" foam to create a new back/bottom for the fridge, and used expanding spray foam for the corners.
VERY resourceful, well done!
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Old 18th January 2005, 10:26 PM   #3
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Will the kit be on the website?
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Will the kit be on the website?
Not in the near future but having a kegerator in close proximity of your speakers causes them to sound better.

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Old 19th January 2005, 12:12 AM   #5
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I have... um... heard that it also significantly lowers the thd of any sort of amplifier... until the next morning, when speaker sensitivity goes through the roof, especially with midrange and tweeter drivers...
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Old 19th January 2005, 12:15 AM   #6
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I have... um... heard that it also significantly lowers the thd of any sort of amplifier... until the next morning, when speaker sensitivity goes through the roof, especially with midrange and tweeter drivers...
With 15.5 gallons of beer at your disposal, you can listen for a long time to the "optimized" system.

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With 15.5 gallons of beer at your disposal, you can listen for a long time to the "optimized" system.

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15.5 gallons of beer (about 2000 ounces @7% EtOH) is the moral equivalent of 10 bottles of Jack Daniels, but there is a smaller "bladder snubber" effect. I will let you engineering students figure out the equi-valency.
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15.5 gallons of beer (about 2000 ounces @7% EtOH) is the moral equivalent of 10 bottles of Jack Daniels, but there is a smaller "bladder snubber" effect. I will let you engineering students figure out the equi-valency.
I have Killian's in there now (2nd keg, 1st was Heineken, which got emptied with christmas parties), and it is 5% alcohol, not 7%.

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You get the brewer to fill your kegs?

I thought this is DIY

Here's a thread that shows my set up:

Do any of you music lovers brew your own?

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You get the brewer to fill your kegs?

I thought this is DIY

Here's a thread that shows my set up:

Do any of you music lovers brew your own?

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Nice setup!

I have actually been looking into making my own beer, as I would just have to pick up a coke canister to add to my setup for the kegerator. I went to a beer making class at a local home brew shop, and was amazed how simple it looks. I picked up a burner and a big pot for boiling water, and will try to make my first home brew in a few weeks. My wife says that I must finish other projects around the house first

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