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Old 01-02-2007, 02:06 PM   #1
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I have 3/16th ID serving line that is currently only 5ft and I can only serve at 5psi with no foam. So...would I need 12ft of line if I want to serve at 12psi? I just want to set my regulator and leave it at 12 for carbing and serving so I am trying to accomodate by changing the line length. Is there any other tap that I could use instead of the cobra so I would only need the normal 6ft of line?

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Old 01-02-2007, 04:26 PM   #2
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I am currently running tow kegs at 12-13 psi with no foam with 6 ft of 3/16 line. My fridge is at between 38-40 dgrees. I had 4ft of line for a couple of months and had super foamy beer. I was serving homebrew for new years eve so I bought 12ft of line (six feet for each keg) and stayed with my cobra taps: Perfect pour. Try it out. What temp is your fridge at? Are your serving lines cold?

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Old 01-02-2007, 05:46 PM   #3
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My fridge is at 38 and the serving lines are in there too.

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Old 01-02-2007, 05:51 PM   #4
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Even though that's the way the numbers work out, I think 12 feet would be too much. I use 12 feet of 3/16 on my soda tap and that is pushing 30 psi. I'd try 8 feet, since the cobra tap pours a little differently from a standard tap.

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