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Old 11-18-2006, 07:56 PM   #1
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Default Just bought a tower/tap/regulator on ebay - any input?

Does this look like a good deal?

http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?...B:EOIBSA:CA:11

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Old 11-18-2006, 08:00 PM   #2
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Did you factor in the cost of a new tap handle?

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Old 11-18-2006, 08:22 PM   #3
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That's a pretty good deal considering if everything works.

If you have problems with the regulator you can buy a cheap rebuild kit.

I hope I don't have to tell you this--but replace the beer line in the tower before you install it. Once you attach the tower to something it makes changing the lines a royal PITA.

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Old 11-18-2006, 09:05 PM   #4
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I'd say you got about $200 (US) worth of equipment there.

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Old 11-19-2006, 04:33 AM   #5
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oh yeah.... I'd tap that....

Opps, wrong forum.... well; maybe not!

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Old 11-19-2006, 05:28 AM   #6
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I saw that one myself...viewed it several times, but wasn't really interested.

I'm glad you got it instead of me.

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yeah, you got a steal. Like the Dude said, replace the lines before installing it. 6 feet of 3/16 line should be about right. Make sure the faucet is nice and clean too.

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Old 11-19-2006, 01:14 PM   #8
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I'd put a forward sealing faucet on it before using it. You'll never have the "sticky" faucet syndrome from the get-go. Perlicks from Morebeer.com work great. I have 3 on my tower and I've very happy with them.

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I wish someone would make a forward sealing faucet with adjustable flow. I have adjustables and I love them, but I hate the way they stick.

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Old 11-22-2006, 07:19 PM   #10
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http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?...2636&rd=1&rd=1

This makes it so much sweeter.

I didn't realize it had been relisted. Saved myself $25!
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