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Old 10-10-2012, 09:38 PM   #1
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Default CO2 gauge HIGHER when cold ... say what?

It's always read way low when cold, but the last few days, ever since I force-carbed my porter, it's been reading as 800+, which is usually higher than when I get it newly filled!

Anyone know what gives?



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Old 10-10-2012, 09:40 PM   #2
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It's always read way low when cold, but the last few days, ever since I force-carbed my porter, it's been reading as 800+, which is usually higher than when I get it newly filled!

Anyone know what gives?
Is it in the fridge or outside? If it is inside the fridge is the fridge still going?


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Old 10-10-2012, 11:31 PM   #3
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It's in my chest freezer, which sits at 42 degrees. Have it hooked up to my keg at 15 psi now.

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Only 2 explainations I can think of, either:
Your fridge is not working and it is at 65°F, or
You have knocked the high pressure gauge and it is now not zero'd (check this by turning the tank off and disconnecting the reg - HP gauge should drop to zero)

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