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Old 06-14-2013, 12:15 AM   #1
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Default Anyone filled a sankey keg with coupler

I was in the home brew store tonight and was looking at a sankey coupler. It looks like you could remove the plastic insert and remove the back flow preventer ball and full the keg through the gas connector. Has anyone actually tired filling them that way?
Had anyone tried

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Old 06-14-2013, 02:25 AM   #2
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Yes you can do that. You would want to fill thru the beer side, not the gas side. You need to remove the check ball inside the coupler. You can use a pressure release or remove the gas one way valve to let the air out as it's filling.

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Old 06-14-2013, 02:31 AM   #3
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Yeah ive seen a few pictures of people doing this. Like the above poster said just make sure u do it thru the beer and not the gas side.

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Thanks guys ill have to plan for using these in the future

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Thanks guys ill have to plan for using these in the future
I use 1/2 kegs for fermenters all the time. They work great!

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