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Old 02-11-2007, 11:18 PM   #1
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Ok, I have just ordered my first two cornies to start kegging. I was wondering if it would be ok if I stored full cornies on their sides in the fridge? If so, what would happen if I pressured them to 30 PSI with CO2 first?

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Old 02-12-2007, 12:15 AM   #2
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It won't hurt and putting pressure on them first guaranties they are sealed.

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Old 02-12-2007, 05:12 AM   #3
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if it is just for storage, they should be fine, just make sure you don't have any leaks, or you will have 5 gallons to clean up in the fridge...

if you plan on carbonating while they are on their side, i would highly recommend getting inline check valves for the gas line, as it is easy for beer to back up in to the line and possibly destroy your regulator.

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I was planning on putting 30 PSI on the cornie, removing the co2 line then placing them in the fridge on their sides.

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Ok, I have just ordered my first two cornies to start kegging. I was wondering if it would be ok if I stored full cornies on their sides in the fridge? If so, what would happen if I pressured them to 30 PSI with CO2 first?
where did you buy from? how much did it set you back?
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