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Old 03-06-2013, 04:31 AM   #11
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Just a heads up about Cornelius regulators. The connector to the co2 tank valve has a built in gasket that provides the seal. Click the LINK to see it in place.

This seal can be a serious PITA if it is compromised in any way. For me, and in my experience, the only reliable way is to replace the seal with the proper one that fits in the stem groove. There is a seal replacement KIT that can be easily used to solve the problem.

Hope this makes sense and helps.

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I had a older style built in oring on the regulator stem.
I have those seal adapter things on the tanks I rent.
I could not get a good seal though so I pulled them out of the tank and put in a plain no oring regulator stem.
I put in a regular oring between the plain stem and plain stem and cranked it tight... and it sealed. It was about the size of the ball lock oring.
I have had no luck with fiber washers or nylon washers to get a good seal with CO2 regulators... maybe it is something I am doing as I read with these seal things you have to have them not too tight or too lose.

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Old 03-06-2013, 04:43 AM   #12
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Hello again....

I am now I chasing a leak on these secondaries....



I figured out it is leaking out the weep hole... seems weird but the bubbles dont lie.





How do I fix this?
I hope there is a rebuild kit for these?




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Old 03-07-2013, 12:56 PM   #13
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I would start by taking it apart. It might just be debris, but it could be the diaphragm. Take it apart, clean it, put it back together. If it still leaks get a rebuild kit.

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Old 03-09-2013, 12:13 AM   #14
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Hi,
Will these rebuild kits work on my perlick secondary?
I am not finding a rebuild kit for this or even a parts list specifically for this perlick part number/style regulator.

http://www.williamsbrewing.com/CORNE...T-P93C293.aspx

http://www.thegrape.net/browse.cfm/r...ck/4,8349.html

Are the rebuild kits any different for a primary vs secondary regulator?

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Primary and secondary do have different rebuild kits.
http://www.chicompany.net/index.php?...ath=20_313_328
you might want to contact the company above to make sure you get the proper parts.

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I am having a hard time getting information on this regulator.

Perlick was of no help and said this regulator is over 18 years old...
Cornelius is telling me they dont have this part number.
They sent me over to their parts center, 3wire

Everyone thinks that this kit -
1008597 (cornelius number 183099000 ) - http://www.3wire.com/webstore/Common...1008597&size=L

...Will work but I am hoping someone has hands on experience and can verify this, before I tear my system apart again.

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Old 03-13-2013, 01:08 AM   #17
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Why don't you open it and see if the reg has a red or gray seat?

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