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Old 07-19-2007, 12:14 AM   #1
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I konw I saw this somewhere but i've been searching and reading for an hour and i give up. How do you take a sankey keg apart without cutting the top off?

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Old 07-19-2007, 12:23 AM   #2
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http://www.physics.arizona.edu/~work...rew/Sanke.html
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Old 07-19-2007, 12:26 AM   #3
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Old 07-19-2007, 12:29 AM   #4
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Old 07-19-2007, 12:32 AM   #5
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I found two sources for info on this subject. They are Sanke Keg Revealed and How to Open a Sankey. That should keep you busy for awhile.


EDIT: Damn! You guys are quick!

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Old 07-19-2007, 12:39 AM   #6
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Here's another from yours truly. Hopefully there's a little more insight there for you.

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/showthread.php?t=28915

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Thanks to jooz guyz I got it!! although the top is bent a bit, didn't notice till I got it all rinsed out. Wonder if I could bend it back with the right force, a little finesse and something to attach to it. If not it's my new HLT and taking apart the top was all for naught! I do need a new MLT. One with a few couplings welded in for some heating elements. hehee

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I forgot about Bobby_M's video when I made this, but (FWIW) here's my version of Sanke keg disassembly:

[youtube]npUA8DvngVw[/youtube]

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I like yours better because the camera is obviously on a tripod or otherwise held steady.

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