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WTB: Used pin lock keg posts

Discussion in 'Buy and Sell' started by Jaded and Bitter, 8/6/18.

 

  1. Jaded and Bitter

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    Posted 8/6/18
    I've decided to convert my ball lock kegs back to pin locks (bought as converted pin locks).

    I've searched online and called Kegland and KK but no luck.

    Considering how many pin locks are converted to ball locks there's got to be someone with a box full of the things willing to sell some.
     
  2. MHB

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    Posted 8/6/18
    Looking for Australian or US pin-lock posts.
    The Oz ones have a 1/2"BSP Male post thread
    The US ones have a Female thread on the post.
    Mark
     
  3. brewgasm

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    Posted 8/6/18
    Curious as to the purpose of converting to pin lock. The only reason I went with ball lock is because they are the most common.
     
  4. Jaded and Bitter

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    Posted 8/6/18
    I guess the US ones, female thread in post (meaning male thread on keg) and std ball lock posts were just swapped on when I got them.
     
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    Posted 8/6/18
    You can have my 2 I just replaced on a KK pin lock, just need to cover postage.
     
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    Posted 9/6/18
    I actually liked pin lock better. I felt they were easier on and off, and you can't mix up gas vs beer sides. But I traded em in for ball lock kegs because they are skinnier and I can fit an extra keg in my keezer.
     
  7. Jaded and Bitter

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    Posted 9/6/18
    PM sent!
     
  8. Jaded and Bitter

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    Once you have lost a couple bottles of gas to leaky KK grey plastic gas disconnects you will be replacing them. My posts are used too and a little beaten and perhaps part of the problem so I'm replacing them too.
    I'm going this far may as well go pin lock route so the posts are easier to tell apart when I tear them down and boil the posts and lid (every time I fill them).
    Also good to hear from akx that they're easier on and off. Thats another thing I never really liked about ball locks.
    On a purely aesthetic note I always thought the pin lock kegs are too tall and skinny, which is the only non practical consideration.
     
  9. S.E

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    This is very likely why they are leaking, do you test the kegs for leaks each time you re-assemble them?
     
  10. Jaded and Bitter

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    Posted 9/6/18
    Grey KK gas disconnects, search the forum.
     
  11. Jaded and Bitter

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    Posted 10/6/18
    Bump!
     

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