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Old 12-11-2007, 09:48 PM   #1
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Is there a difference between the in and out disconnects other than color? The guy I bought them from said the gray one was in and black was out, but they look the same to me.

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Old 12-11-2007, 10:03 PM   #2
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The actual posts are different sizes by something like 1/16" or 1/8". Just remember Black = Beer and Gray = Gas.

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Old 12-11-2007, 11:07 PM   #3
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Go ahead and attach them to the opposite posts, and you'll figure it out when you try to yank one of them off

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Go ahead and attach them to the opposite posts, and you'll figure it out when you try to yank one of them off

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Old 12-12-2007, 01:34 AM   #5
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the post locks have a different number of posts. making it impossible, even if i'm seeing double, for a retard like me mix the two up...

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Old 12-12-2007, 01:38 AM   #6
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the post locks have a different number of posts. making it impossible, even if i'm seeing double, for a retard like me mix the two up...
Not always (I'm assuming you mean sides on the post nut). I have some kegs with two 6 sided posts.
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naw mate, the post locks. there are little posts sticking out, two on one, three on the other. the disconnects are also different, thus making it very difficult to mix the connectors up.

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That's true for the pin locks, but I think this guy has ball lock posts.

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The sizes are different slightly. They aren't interchangable.

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They have different size flanges on them. One's a smaller flange than the other.

The easiest way to determine which one's which is to try to fit a quick disconnect (QD) on one. If it fits leave it there then try the other post and QD. Do this before screwing them on the keg.

The easiest way to remember which is which is: Grey for Gas and Black for Beer.

As for the keg itself, on top of the rubber handle there should be a pair of dimples (one on each side), these are "in" so they are the grey/gas side which uses the short dip tube.

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