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Old 10-12-2009, 03:37 AM   #1
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Default Where to weld coupling on MLT?

Hey guys. I am wanting to weld a coupling on a 15.5 gal. keg for a MLT and need some advice on exactly where to position the fitting. I plan on using SS hinged false bottom but I'm not sure how far from the bottom weld I should put the fitting. Anyone that can offer some advice?

I probably will add another coupling for a thermometer, but I'm guessing the position for this is not too critical.

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Old 10-12-2009, 03:51 AM   #2
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Are you looking to direct fire it? If not, put the coupling in the bottom.

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Thanks Bobby, I hadn't thought of a fitting in the bottom. I'm not planning to direct fire so that makes sense. Actually a half coupling might be best.

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