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Old 12-26-2010, 04:53 PM   #1
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Default Need help. Snap ring with less thickness...

I have been using THIS snap ring with my sanke. But it seems to be a bit too thick and does not fit far in between spear and lip of the sanke.

I can't find a thinner version of this ring. They sometimes pop off under pressure. Any suggestions?

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Old 12-26-2010, 07:11 PM   #2
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Have you tried grinding one down a little thinner?

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Old 12-26-2010, 08:33 PM   #3
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My advice wouldbe to use the spiral ring that is specifically designed for your sanke...with a little practice, a pair of plyers and a small screwdriver you will be able to remove/install w/ ease.

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f35/inst...nke-keg-64128/

btw....a thinner snap ring will not compress the oring as it should be...that is why the original sanke uses a spiral ring...it compresses the seal during installation.

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