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Keezer cart

Postby DrPaulsen » Mon Jun 05, 2017 8:05 pm

Have any of you guys with keezers put wheels under it? My old keezer died and I'm in the process of building a new one. Would love to be able to easily roll it out away from the wall to make it easier to put in full kegs. A simple frame with casters would likely get the job done but I'd like something lower profile.

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Re: Keezer cart

Postby whitedj » Mon Jun 05, 2017 8:26 pm

Id be concerned about raising the height too much... although you have a bit more height than most, and if you sub a coller it would be a push.
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Re: Keezer cart

Postby DrPaulsen » Mon Jun 05, 2017 8:59 pm

Yeah, that's my biggest concern. My old keezer worked with a 2x4 collar, but this one will need a 2x6 (different hinge design). With those extra 2" on the collar, I'm going to need a step stool to get full kegs in there. Since it's nestled between a washer and a weird step in the wall, I think I'm going to need to pull the keezer out to make it even remotely manageable.

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Re: Keezer cart

Postby andrewmaixner » Mon Jun 05, 2017 10:53 pm

I have these Appliance rollers under mine. It worked okay on a thin carpet, and works even better on a hard floor now.

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Re: Keezer cart

Postby bf514921 » Tue Jun 06, 2017 5:04 am

Not sure if it's a viable option, could you make the frame ultra low and mount the wheels, casters at a higher level so the keeper sat low in the farm but had heavy enough casters to move?

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Re: Keezer cart

Postby DrPaulsen » Tue Jun 06, 2017 6:06 am

Thanks guys.

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Re: Keezer cart

Postby czubak » Wed Jun 07, 2017 6:38 am

I once had a keezer on a cart and it was silly tall because of the casters I had on hand and required a stepstool, but I liked being able to move it around. The base was a bit larger than the keezer to have a nice pad for the CO2 tank. I wouldn't rule it out. How often are you really putting in full kegs? Once a month maybe?
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Re: Keezer cart

Postby Matt F » Wed Jun 07, 2017 11:53 am

Could have a solid step stool or build a platform to use to load and unload I suppose.
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