At first I did not want to bother writing a review, but other's reviews have helped me so much that I decided to write a semi-detailed review about this kegerator. First of all, I do recommend this kegerator because it holds full 1/2 barrel kegs, it does get the beer cold enough for proper performance, Magic Chef's quality is great, and the whole set up is aesthetically pleasing. The instructions are easy to follow, it has wheels with locks (comes in handy when wheeling the kegerator out from the wall to change CO2 tank/check the regulator), it contains everything you need but the keg of beer, and the 5lb CO2 bottle is enough to charge about 7 kegs if you get it filled to capacity and have no CO2 leaks. The refrigerator is Magic Chef quality and functions flawlessly... it's the 'Draught Technologies USA' beer equipment that I had problems with. I personally had a leaky coupler (the part that screws into the actual keg and taps into the beer). This wasn't too big of a deal, however, because a good quality new coupler is only $25 and hooks right to the lines supplied with this kegerator. Also, the regulator supplied with this kegerator is a single guage regulator. This regulator only tells you how much pressure you have going to the keg; it does not tell you how much charge is left in the CO2 bottle. The problem with not knowing what's in the bottle is that you won't know when to get ready to fill it back up until it's out, and you won't know if you have a slow CO2 leak until you're out of CO2. I would recommend you purchase a dual guage regulator. You can get them just about anywhere for $50-$75 and it will hook right up to your equipment. You will just need to purchase gaskets for between the new regulator and your CO2 bottle, as they will be different than the one that comes with this kegerator. Aside from the coupler and regulator (both very easy to replace), the beer gets nice and cold and I have had no other major issues with it. The only issue you may notice is foam when you first draw a beer. That's because the beer tower itself is not cooled. This is a very common issue with all kegerators. Since the beer line going up to the tower isn't cooled, CO2 escapes the liquid much easier when poured. To solve this problem, I purchased a $35 fan that plugs into the wall and blows cold air up a tube into the beer tower. This got rid of my foam, and I've been enjoying cold beer ever since.
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