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Old 02-06-2009, 01:41 PM   #1
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Hey guys....In my haste to get my kegs ordered, I forgot to include keg lube. I have the kegs torn down, cleaned and sanitized. Are there any substitutions for said lube that I might have lying around the house? Thnx!

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Old 02-06-2009, 01:43 PM   #2
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You can use mineral oil on them in a pinch

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Old 02-06-2009, 01:46 PM   #3
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Got any KY on the nightstand?

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I know several who use the petrol jelly with no issues.

If you have an Ace Hardware I know they stock a FDA and NSF silicone jelly for faucet O-rings.

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Got any KY on the nightstand?
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LOL....Thanks guys!
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KY is water based and most likley will not "stick around" on the seal. Petrol jelly without any of the perfumes or fragrences would be a very safe option.

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KY is water based and most likley will not "stick around" on the seal. Petrol jelly without any of the perfumes or fragrences would be a very safe option.
We're still talking about kegs here, right?
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LOL....yeah, I think so!

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Vaseline Petroleum Jelly. That's basically what keg lube is.

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Old 02-06-2009, 02:42 PM   #10
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Cool....gonna use that for now. Thanks again guys!

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