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Old 06-24-2009, 06:19 PM   #51
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I recently bought the Midwest Dual Tap setup and love it. The dual manifolds have actually come in handy. As far as the price, They were more than competetive. I just bought four kegs from pedalbiker at what I can only see as the best deal. The kegs are resealed and tested. Most others for the same price are either just pressure tested or cleaned. I have both keggs full and keep one @ 15psi and use the other manifold @ 7 -10 psi with the picnic tap to dispense without too much foam. Go or it! This is a reat starter setup.

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Old 06-24-2009, 06:25 PM   #52
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I have the MWS dual-tap too, it's great. I like being able to carb one beer and still drink the other.

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Old 06-24-2009, 11:00 PM   #53
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Got my midwest kit today. Regulator, bottle, lines look great. One of the cornies looks great, the other one has quite a few dings in it, but it was holding pressure fine, so c'est la vie.


How do I clean all the crap off these things?

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Old 06-25-2009, 12:41 AM   #54
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I sprayed them out with hot water for awhile. then filled them with oxiclean and hot water. pressurized and shook them like hell. Drained, rinsed, and mixed up some starsan. Filled with starsan, pressurized, pumped it through the lines, shook up the keg and dumped the excess. I thought they were pretty clean after that.

I took apart the posts and cleaned them as well, probably wasn't necessary but I wanted to do it right the first time I guess.

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Old 06-25-2009, 10:49 AM   #55
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Got my midwest kit today. Regulator, bottle, lines look great. One of the cornies looks great, the other one has quite a few dings in it, but it was holding pressure fine, so c'est la vie.


How do I clean all the crap off these things?
Are you asking about cleaning off the outsides or the insides?
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Old 06-25-2009, 12:52 PM   #56
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Are you asking about cleaning off the outsides or the insides?
Outside. The inside was pretty clean, smelled like it had been cleaned out.
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Old 06-25-2009, 10:52 PM   #57
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I think there are some discussion threads on really getting them polished up, but if you just want to clean the residue off you might consider soaking the keg in PBW in the tub and scrubbing with a softer scrub pad? I don't worry much about the outsides since I stick them in the Keezer anyway.

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Old 06-26-2009, 09:09 PM   #58
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The instructions for the midwest kit says they use a caustic cleaner to get the old soda off of the inside. It says you need to rinse them well or you will experience a sweet taste in your next beer from the cleaner.

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Got my midwest kit today. Regulator, bottle, lines look great. One of the cornies looks great, the other one has quite a few dings in it, but it was holding pressure fine, so c'est la vie.


How do I clean all the crap off these things?
fill it with water, add 1 scoop of OxiClean, and let it sit for 24 hours, does the trick for me every time. I won't buy a used corny unless it has had a PBW soak and pressure checked.
The midwest kegs I have recieved just needed a rinse, sanitize and fill.. I replaced the diptube orings also.
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