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Budget porta-keg setup

Discussion in 'DIY Projects' started by pirateagenda, 19/10/17.

 

  1. pirateagenda

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    Posted 19/10/17
    Knocked this up last week:
    - Coolroom panel - Free found on demo site
    - Brackets, handles and hardware - $50
    - Beerline & fittings $50
    - Taps $70
    - drip tray - Free - interchanges off my fridge

    Fits 2 19L cornys with room for ice. I used frozen 1.25 litre bottles of water and the beer was still ice cold 30 hours later.

    It's a bit rough, cause I was in a rush to get it going for a party but does the job well for under $200 bucks.

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  2. Garagebrew

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    Posted 19/10/17
    That's awesome, good move with the cool room panel, room for gas inside the unit or outside?
     
  3. pirateagenda

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    Posted 19/10/17
    gas site outside and I use a carbonation cap hooked up to the gas lines that sticks out the back of the box, and my gas bottle has a gas disconnect attached to the main line. have the same on my fridge so connecting and disconnecting gas bottle is easy.
     
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    Excuse my ignorance, but how do you chill it. Might be able to get some fridge panel.
     
  5. pirateagenda

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    Posted 6/9/18
    Ice, or better yet frozen 1.25 soft drink bottles wedged between the kegs.

    Keeps pre chilled kegs cold for 2-3 days in summer and up to 5 in winter, as long as you keep it out of direct sunlight.
     
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    Posted 14/9/18
    Great work, i could use that when i go camping.
     

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