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deadly

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Hi
There was a post about compressed air regs from an auto shop that I cant seem to find.. so what I want to know is can it be connected straight to a sodastream cylinder for a party keg to despense,or does it need to go inline
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My understanding is that CO2 is stored at significantly higher pressures than you get with an air compressor so there may be a safety issue.
 

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Yep thats it thanks - looks like they're inline after the main one, but im just after a cheap n small dispensing reg and thought maybe a compressed air one would do the trick
 

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Deadly -

Try Ultimate air in Osborne Park, they have single gauge secondhand regs, pot luck on pricing and choice though.
 

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Deadly: If you want one, I'm working for supercheap for 9 more days, which is plenty long enough to abuse the 25% staff discount card. :ph34r:
 

ausdb

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barfridge said:
Deadly: If you want one, I'm working for supercheap for 9 more days, which is plenty long enough to abuse the 25% staff discount card. :ph34r:
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Bar make sure you buy a heap of those white 20L buckets, good for grain storage and impromptu fermenters!
 

Wortgames

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>bump<

Just wondering if anyone still has these regs in active service?

My concern is they might be prone to leaking (being totally airtight probably wouldn't be a major requirement for a cheap comressed air reg).
 

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I tried the one in the foto which I presume is the size you are talking about. I put it on a sodastream bottle and it worked beaut for about two days then blew the little O ring located behind the cap (on the bottom in foto) thus scaring the living daylights from everyone in the house and instantly emptying the gas. I replaced the O ring hoping that was faulty but it did it again a few days later.
I guess when they say Max 120psi they dont really mean 800psi.

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Wortgames

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Wow, you're a brave man. No, if I was going to use it at all it would be after a normal reg, just as a cheap way to provide different serving pressures, but I'm a bit concerned that they might be leaky (or even oily...)
 
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