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Old 05-25-2006, 04:30 PM   #1
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Default Maybe a good deal on an second regulator?

American Science & Surplus is calling this a 4-way CO2 splitter, it isn't. Perlick regulator

I've contact AS&S and they say it is a Perlick 40115. This is a secondary regulator. The primary side takes 20-60 PSI CO2 (one port in, one for daisy chaining) from a primary regulator, the secondary ports are for a guage and supply to a keg or keg manifold. You would need to buy a guage for each one, but you could have separate pressures on all of your cornies for about 1/2 the cost of high pressure regulators.

I have a keg of soda water in my kegger that runs are 30 PSI, so I think I'll buy two of these and some guages, so I can run multiple pressures

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Old 05-30-2006, 04:39 AM   #2
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could you explain it a bit more please? the picture that is provided doesn't help much, and i've never seen anything like that before.

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In a large commercial setup, you don't want to run full CO2 tank pressure all over the place, so you use a standard regulator to supply 100 PSI CO2. This lets you use cheaper hose and fittings every where else. The pictured regulator reduces the 100 PSI intermediate pressure to whatever you need for a keg, be it 30 psi for soda or 10 psi for ale.

I plan on using two of these inside my kegger, one for the soda keg and one for the ale manifold. I'll move the CO2 bottle and standard regulator outside the kegger, so it's easier to check.

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Good find. That's a good idea!

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Yah, I plan on mounting the secondaries on the inside of the door, right next to the manifold.

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Ooo-- I really like that idea-- inside the door. I've discovered that in my little kegerator the dual regulator I'm using can get in the way when the ridge is really full and it can be really hard to read the regulators back there when adjusting it at a party.

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so does each one of these secondary regulators have four outputs? or is it two outputs with two gauge ports?

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Maybe I'm reading it wrong but that looks like a standard regulator body configuration. 1 high pressure input, 1 high pressure gauge port/output, 1 low pressure gauge location and 1 low pressure output.

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OOOOHHHH. i get it now. i see it. thanks for the help.

edit - where is the best place to buy gauges and the threaded piping between each regulator body?

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so i decided to upgrade my system with these secondary regulators today, so i re-found this thread to get a secondary. and when i get the page, they are on sale! less than 10 per regulator body! so i bought two instead of one. haha. just thought i'd update this thread on it.

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