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Old 11-13-2012, 09:45 PM   #1
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So after checking all connection points for leaks etc. with soapy water solution found nothing.

Got everything to equilibrium (9psi). I shut the tank off and didn't touch anything else.
Checked back later and the primary gauge has dropped. But not the secondary gauge.
Where would the loss be coming from?

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Old 11-13-2012, 09:51 PM   #2
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how long have your kegs been carbonating? co2 dissolves into the solution when beer carbonates, that could be why your gauge went down.

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You're right. This one hasn't been carbonated fully yet. That's why.

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sure thing!

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