Kegging setup

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  1. Vallka

    Vallka Well-Known Member

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    hey everyone, I have a line on a handfull of kegs so I want to start getting setup to get kegging.
    Is there a good schematic out there for a 2 keg setup (will add more but 2 should be the same as 6) to show this.
    Want to start ordering parts from Ebay/Amazon ASAP .
     
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    if you want to start cheap you can always use picnic taps to start off, I did
     
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    I'm still using picnic taps. I have the other taps, but see no reason to update.
     
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    Same ive got one picnic tap in my line up does the job it does drip a little but.
     
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    2 kegs
    1 regulator
    gas tee off regulator
    2 gas lines with quick connects
    2 picnic taps
    place to keep them cold
    10 gallon of fresh homebrew
     
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    I had one that also dripped, but if you tighten it up again (twist and tighten top), the dripping stops
     
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    2 kegs? A 5 cf chest freezer should do. My 10.6 cf freezer holds 8 kegs. I have 6 taps on it.
     
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    I have room for 7 kegs in mine, I run 4 taps off the front.
     
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    How about a pic of that setup please
     
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    Buy quality and buy once .
    Particularly with regs and fittings .
    Start with picnic taps if needs be and spend extra on reg and gas fittings .
    I started with cheap fittings that leaked and cost me a 10 kg bottle of gas .
    I went upright fridge instead and mounted taps through the door so no font to keep chilled and taps are a good working height for 6'1" pirates and no lifting kegs over lip of a chest freezer
     
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    Here you go. My kids and their friends did the graffiti. The right two manifolds are low pressure serving. The left manifold is for force carbing.
     

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    I purchased a 5.2 CF Idylis (Lowe’s Brand) before I even started brewing as I knew I didn’t want to have to bottle, rather chose to bottle when I need/want to. The photos below show that I have room for two 5 gallon kegs (only one is in the Keezer in the photo as the other is kicked awaiting the next brew). I could actually fit a third keg, but it would have to be a 2.5 gallon keg as it will have to sit on the shelf. The 2nd photo shows that I have allowed for one more faucet when I get around to it and actually need it. So you can get three kegs in a 5 CF Keezer. I believe I paid less than $150 (US) over a year ago now for just the freezer. I recon I have another $600 in it when you include the kegs, regulator, parts to make the Keezer, etc. best of luck to you.
     

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