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Wobbo

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Hi everyone,

I was wondering if anyone has any suggestions where I might source some of these at a cheaper price than $18.95ea :( as sold by Grain & Grape. They are called a "Taylor Type" with an external thread on the base and seem to be different to those sold by morebeer that suit the regular corny style kegs.

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Wobbo
 

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I popped into "Just brew it" at Kogarah and got some 2nd hand ball lock posts for $10 each. They screwed straight into the coke kegs I have
 

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I'm on the lookout for some of these taylor type plugs now so if anyone know where I might be able to get them from (brisbane or via mail) woudl love to hear about it.

Grape and Grain have these at $23 each so was hoping to get them a little cheaper then this, second hand if possible..

(Already tired quality homebrew, hadn't heard of them)
 

GMK

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i have some Tank plugs - virtually new - if u can post a pic of teh taylor plug - i will see if they are the same.
 

sluggerdog

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GMK, Here is a pic from grain and grape's website. i do not have any of my own to show you though I do have a pic of the keg as well (also attached)

Cheers!

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GMK

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do you need poppets as well...

how many - mine look like those - but dont know for sure if they fit...
 

Fingerlickin_B

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If they have a male 1/2" BSP thread they will fit ;)

PZ.
 

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PM SENT GMK.

Thanks Fingerlickin, if GMK agrees they look the same then they should fit easily.
 

GMK

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will measure for 1/2Inch BSP
 

GMK

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Sorry guys - i thought i had some - but they all have female threads - no male threads.

So if anyone needs some female threaded Tank Plugs - then i have some.
 

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So if anyone needs some female threaded Tank Plugs - then i have some.
what size is the thread kenny ? - 1/2Inch BSP ?

cheers
 

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Ok - it is a female thread approx 15mm accross which is less tahn 3/8 "BSP - so i might be 5/16"...

I dont really know - except that they definately fit Cornelius and so i have been told - Firestone kegs.
 

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Just talked to Lancer Pacific - they have teh male threaded 1/r" BSP.
my buy it price is 22.00 inc GST...

Finding out if they come with Poppets.

Let em know if you are interested.
 

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GMK, would be interested to hear if they do come with poppets or not.

Just one thing, I tried to measure the place where the plug goes in and it seems to be around 18mm... which is a little over 1/2 inch.
 

Fingerlickin_B

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Slugger,

Don't concern yourself.

I have the very same kegs and they accept 1/2" plugs...I can post pics tonight if you are really worried about it :)

PZ.
 

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sluggerdog said:
GMK, would be interested to hear if they do come with poppets or not.

Just one thing, I tried to measure the place where the plug goes in and it seems to be around 18mm... which is a little over 1/2 inch.
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BSP sizing is based on the nominal bore (inside diameter) of the pipe so the external threads will be larger.
 

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Too Easy, thanks Guys.

NO need for pic fingerlickin..
 

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i can only get 5 of each and they come with poppets ... so i am told

They are on there way from sydney...

will need to charge u guys 25.00 ea or 2 for 47.50 to cover teh freight from sydney.
 

Fingerlickin_B

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Yeah, the poppets are "captive" in these, hence they are usually supplied with poppets fitted.

They can however be accessed by means of removing a small clip up through the base of the plug :)

PZ.
 
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We have tank posts for $4.95 + first class mail...BUCKETS of them from all the kegs we've scrapped out over the years.
If you need any, let us know EXACLTY what type you need.
Matt, The WET-cold keg guy in N. Calif.
 

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