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Title: kegerators
Post by: DryCreekTX on June 09, 2013, 07:54:25 AM
hello everyone, I would like some advice. I am thinking of getting a kegerator. I currently have my keg in chest freezer and want a kegerator so I can use freezer simply for brewing more beer. Any suggestions on one for less than a thousand bucks would be great. I have read a lot of reviews of different types that don't get beer colder than 40 degrees. I like my beer cold. Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
Title: Re: kegerators
Post by: grathan on June 09, 2013, 12:52:09 PM
By "kegs" do you mean soda kegs?
Title: Re: kegerators
Post by: ihikeut on June 09, 2013, 02:30:32 PM
Most designs that I have seen use a chest freezer, Johnson Controller or Tom's DIY SC2000 Controller, which should keep your beer well under 40 degrees. Northern Brewer has a good video on how to convert chest freezer in their knowledge base.
Title: Re: kegerators
Post by: KipDM on June 11, 2013, 09:44:03 PM
do a search for kegerator on google.
i cannot remember the name of the website but one of the top 5 results (non-ad) is a company that sells some good 3 tap kegerators for $600-750 last time i looked.

it might be beverage factory but you should check them all.
Title: Re: kegerators
Post by: philm63 on June 19, 2013, 11:15:13 AM
Believe it or not; I found mine at Sears for $575 - a good quality 2-tap kegerator - ordered it on-line and had it within a week, nice! You may be able to buy a chest freezer and all the parts to make your own for less, though, but I was too lazy and impatient.