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Old 06-26-2008, 03:35 AM   #1
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I am thinking of getting one. Right now I have a regular with a wye adaptor and a shutoff vave because the one regulator is going to 2 kegs. At the end of the gas line it is attached to the ball lock with a mfl end. to use the gun, I am right in thinking that since it needs to be hooked up to the co2 that I can just unscreew the gas line at the mfl connect and screw it into the beer gun?

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Old 06-26-2008, 04:08 AM   #2
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You really don't need one.
Look: http://www.homebrewtalk.com/showthread.php?t=24678

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Old 06-26-2008, 04:45 AM   #3
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horah, BierMuncher. that gun is on my todo list!

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Old 06-26-2008, 12:34 PM   #4
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I was looking at the BMBF and that was my other choice to go with. I think Ill try it out because theres not much money to lose if I cant get it to work right.

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Old 06-26-2008, 12:49 PM   #5
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I love my Beergun. I highly suggest it. Easy to clean, easy to use, and fast as all get out. I can bottle a case just as fast with my beer gun and a partner as I used to bottle with priming sugar. I bottle a case out of every batch this way.

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Old 06-26-2008, 02:51 PM   #6
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The BMBF rocks!

I made mine for the cost of the stopper. 60 cents. I had an extra racking cane.

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My personnal opinion is you lose too much carbonation using a beer gun. But then again I like lots of carbonation. I bought one before Muncher posted but if I take beer to a party, camping, a wedding or whatever now I'd rather just take the keg and my 2.5 lb CO2 bottle. It's just as easy if not more so. On a rare occasion where only one other person might be drinking my brew I might break the beer gun out. But I'd probably just grab a bottled commercial brew instead. Cleaning, sanitizing the bottles and gun then cleaning gun up afterward just ain't worth the hassle. IMHO

If I knew then what I know now I would not have bought it. But like the vast majority of homebrewers I just love gadgets. And thought I had to have it.

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i got mine 1 yr ago and i love it, easy to use and clean

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