Keezer Planning

DRAFT MODE YO:

I have been hawking lots of sites lately, doing research just in case I decide to pull the trigger and build a keezer for my homebrewed beer. We don’t have the space for it, and I don’t have the budget for it… but since when has that stopped anyone ūüėõ

New 5 Gallon AEB Corny Keg Ball Lock

The parts that I’d need…

For the fridge / hardware:

qty item vendor/model price have
 1 chest freezer (http://products.geappliances.com/appliance/gea-specs/FCM5SKWW)  GE FCM5SKWW 5.0  238.45 (with tax) yes
1 temperature control unit (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B011296704/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B011296704&linkCode=as2&tag=hombrefin-20&linkId=SBTKN4IEBB6XV5XO)  Inkbird LTC-308 38.99 yes
1 mini dehumidifier (http://www.amazon.com/Eva-dry-EDV-Renewable-Wireless-Dehumidifer/dp/B000H0XFD2/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1300427464&sr=8-2-spell)  Eva-Dry  29.95 yes
1 3″ AC cooling fan (http://www.amazon.com/AC-Infinity-AXIAL-Muffin-Cooling/dp/B009OXTWZI/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1464038340&sr=8-1&keywords=muffin+fan+120mm+low+speed) ¬†$17.00 yes
2 90 degree brackets (for tray) no
2 CMS magnetics 112lb magnets (for tray) –¬†https://www.instagram.com/p/BFU5AmElHGq no
2 stability magnets (for tray) no
1 drip tray no
1 bottom wheels (http://www.homedepot.com/p/Shepherd-18-1-4-28-in-Aluminum-Steel-Appliance-Rollers-2-Pack-9603/100168406) Home Depot $12.60 no

 

For the gas side:

http://www.taprite.com/t1683stc-01-t1683stc-01

qty item/model vendor price have
1 Recertified 10# Aluminum CO2 Tank  AIH $60.00 yes
1 Taprite Dual Gauge Regulator (w/ gauge guard)  AIH $62.98 yes
1 Taprite T1683STC-01 secondary regulator (http://www.taprite.com/t1683stc-01-t1683stc-01) Beverage Factory  $143.08 (with tax/shipping) yes
¬†1 (for now) Keg Gas Line Assembly MFL (5′, 5/16″) ¬†AIH $15.50 yes

 

For the beer side:

qty item vendor/model price have
1 (for now) New 5 Gallon AEB Corny Keg Ball Lock AIH $139.99 yes
 6 hose clamps AIH  $0.79/per = $4.74 yes
 1 (for now) perlick 650SS faucets AIH  $49.99/per = $49.99 yes
¬†10 feet antimicrobial PVC-free clear vinyl beer line 3/16″ AIH ¬†$1.65/foot = $16.50 yes
¬†3 stainless steel faucet shanks, 4 1/8″ w/ 3/16″ tail assembly AIH ¬†$31.88/per = $95.64 yes
 1 (for now) plastic tap handle (temporary) AIH  $3.99 yes
3 chrome tap handles ( https://www.kegworks.com/heavy-weight-chrome-beer-faucet-tap-handle) AIH  $13.49/per = $40.47 yes
 1 Perlick growler filler AIH  $11.99 yes

 

For the collar:

qty item vendor/model price have
¬†8-10′ reclaimed wood to cut into collar walls ¬†RealAntiqueWood.com ¬†$200 (ouch!) yes
 2 corner braces, 4 pack (http://www.homedepot.com/p/Everbilt-3-in-Zinc-Plated-Corner-Brace-4-Pack-15307/202033902) Everbilt  $3.77/each = $7.54 yes
 1 ferrous sulfate pills, for staining wood (http://www.walgreens.com/store/c/nature-made-iron-65-mg-dietary-supplement-tablets/ID=prod6031056-product) Nature Made  $13.99 yes
1 green tea with high tannings, for staining wood (http://www.westerlynaturalmarket.com/shop/product_view.asp?id=1032347&StoreID=QWCSN3N89ASR2JS000AKHMCCQAB04FN2&private_product=1) Great Eastern Suns Haiku Sencha Green Tea  $3.99 yes
no
 1 sponge rubber weatherstrip? (http://www.homedepot.com/p/Frost-King-E-O-1-1-4-in-x-7-16-in-x-10-ft-Black-High-Density-Rubber-Foam-Weatherstrip-Tape-R516H/100090883) $8.00 no
4 gusset angle brackets (for inner collar yes
 32 wood screws  any  ~$3.00 yes
 2 foam insulation board (http://www.homedepot.com/p/Project-Panels-FOAMULAR-1-in-x-2-ft-x-2-ft-R-5-Insulation-Sheathing-PP1/203553730) Owens Corning / Home Depot  $5.98/each = $11.96 yes

 

 

 

 

Sites that I’m using to put my project together:

http://imgur.com/a/fKhgW

http://www.discoveringbeer.com/making-a-keezer-part-1-what-youll-need/

https://piratebrewing.wordpress.com/2013/02/01/keezer-build/

http://homebrewacademy.com/how-to-build-a-keezer/

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/showthread.php?t=162225

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/showthread.php?t=449284

https://processbrewing.wordpress.com/2016/02/17/keezer-build-simple-how-to-with-pictures/

http://www.imeeshu.com/2014/03/26/restoration-hardware-finish-on-a-keg/

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/showthread.php?t=377518

http://www.homebrewfinds.com/2015/12/hands-on-review-inkbird-itc-308-dual-stage-temperature-controller.html

 

 

 

 

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