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Old 04-27-2012, 02:09 AM   #1
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Default Do I have a broken Regulator?

I just got my kegerator put together. I had 2 cornys filled from a couple different places today and hooked them up. I had the center screw turned clockwise all the way (what I would assume to be off). The valves were turned off and when I turned the CO2 on, it immediately jumped to 60PSI as if the center adjustment was wide open or something. Any ideas? The unit I have I got from Bev Factory and the link is below. Any ideas would be great.
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Old 04-27-2012, 02:15 AM   #2
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the more you screw the more pressure you get. screw in for more pressure...out for less.

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Old 04-27-2012, 02:24 AM   #3
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So I should back it all the way out (counter clockwise?)

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Yes. Counter clockwise will lower the outlet pressure. You had it wide open.

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So I should back it all the way out (counter clockwise?)
you don't have to take it all the way out but yeah, back off the pressure by unscrewing the reg.
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Damn! That was dumb. Thanks for the insight. So with all that pressure in the keg now, should I relieve it all and re do it you think? Thanks for the help!

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Old 04-27-2012, 02:36 AM   #7
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Ya I would just to be safe

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If it was already carbed at a good level you could vent it just to get the extra pressure off of it. How long was it hit with the high pressure?

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maybe 5 min

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5 min isn't too long, shouldn't have absorbed enough to over carb in that amount of time. Just vent off the some of the pressure and enjoy.

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