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n87
n87
assuming ball lock... have a look at the bore of your gas disconnect. I find that min get gauges taken out of them occasionally... I am slowly converting to SS disconnects for this reason.
Benn
Benn
My next batch will be lucky to make it to the keg, the brew shed has been dry for weeks & I'm fed up with I.G.A Craft Beer.
I Haven't considered hard plumbing kegs but I have been contemplating hard plumbing Co2 lines into the eventual build for purging/bottle filler gun etc, rather than dragging a bottle & reg around the place
good4whatAlesU
good4whatAlesU
I've got a bit of glad wrap and duct tape at various junctures... Not pretty but seems to do the job.
Q
Quokka42
Assuming your parts are in good order - particularly O-rings and inside of disconnect, are you using lubricant?
klangers
klangers
Thanks guys. I'll look at the tubes themselves as I fear there may be a split or pinhole. I'll also check out the disconnects in more detail. I do use the lubricant now, but previously did not which may have scored the bore/o ring.
n87
n87
I also got vinyl tubing for my gas lines (from KK), it makes it more flexible and less likely to stress fracture.
Also makes it easy at a glance to tell which line is gas and beer in the rats nest.
Black Devil Dog
Black Devil Dog
There are gas connects and there are gas connects. I recently switched to the German CMB clear disconnects. They cost a bit more and it's early days, but I'm pretty sure there's less co2 loss.
klangers
klangers
Good ideas guys. I have the vinyl tubing, but I want to replace it with black nylon pneumatic tubing. Ideally, I'd like to attach a pushfit connection straight onto the keg. This will enable me to have industry standard pneumatic-grade components all the way through with no weak links.
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