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Old 12-28-2010, 07:47 PM   #1
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Default Quick Fix - Leaking Pressure Relief Valve

Hey guys, Here is a quick fix for a leaking PRV (Cornelius kegs):

Two layers of electrical tape on the bottom of the prv. I pressure tested it. It is holding 5psi. I will report back on the longevity of this fix.

If anybody else has a leaking prv give this a try and let me know if it works for you too.

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Old 12-28-2010, 08:15 PM   #2
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Keg lube will also do the trick, without introducing something potentially nasty to your beer.

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Old 12-29-2010, 01:51 AM   #3
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Keg lube will also do the trick, without introducing something potentially nasty to your beer.
I have not tried keg lube, but I have read several times that it will eventually leak again, I'm guessing once it washes off. The non-adhesive side of electrical tape appears to be non-pourous, and once properly sanitized I do not believe that it can introduce any flavors.
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