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Old 11-05-2009, 09:02 PM   #1
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Hi,
after moving a keg and c02 tank and regulator for a party I somewhere lost the plastic regulator seal, and quite stupidly hooked up the tank and turned the valve on anyways.

My question is now that my tank is empty is there any way I can jurryrig an o-ring to seal it temporarily? And also is there any size difference between the fibre seals I am finding online and the plastic one that would have come with?

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Old 11-05-2009, 10:32 PM   #2
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You beer should stay carbed if you dont pull from them for a few days, just hurry up and order another O-Ring

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Old 11-06-2009, 12:06 AM   #3
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If I'm not mistaken, a #111 post oring fit into the groove on one of my regulators. On the other one, I cut my own gasket out from the lid of a sour cream container. That kind of plastic is soft and makes a great seal.

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Old 11-06-2009, 12:08 AM   #4
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where ever you get them filled will often just give them to you

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Old 11-06-2009, 04:14 AM   #5
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where ever you get them filled will often just give them to you
Thanks for the info... I took my tank to get filled and they had them there
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Old 11-06-2009, 06:57 AM   #6
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where ever you get them filled will often just give them to you
yup. guy handed me a few of those suckers when he saw the plumbers tape on my tank.
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Old 11-06-2009, 09:04 AM   #7
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Not very relevant to whats being discussed, but I have swapped a few tanks and had an extra oring rubber banded to the new tank.

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Old 11-06-2009, 11:05 PM   #8
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try these. i have one on each of my bottles. never worry again, as long as you take it out when you have the bottle swapped. brass on brass is always self-sealing.. ie: oil pan drain bolts.

http://www.midwestsupplies.com/produ...px?ProdID=8385

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Old 11-07-2009, 12:05 AM   #9
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try these. i have one on each of my bottles. never worry again, as long as you take it out when you have the bottle swapped. brass on brass is always self-sealing.. ie: oil pan drain bolts.

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I really don't think that brass on brass is doing the sealing, the example you use, I think also makes use of NPT in which case the threads are tapered and the threads are making the seal.
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Well I think that's cool, except for havingbto take it off before filling

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