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Old 10-02-2009, 09:59 PM   #1
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Default First time kegging, I need help!!!

I dis-assembled my corney keg to clean and sanitize prior to racking my porter. When I put it back together, I hooked up the hoses and pressurized the keg and aggitated the PBW solution. I mistakenly reversed the keg's gas tube and the liquid out tubes. Also, I didn't pay attention to where the 12-pt quick connect went. I put the liquid out line on the post and now I can't get it off. Any suggestions?

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Old 10-02-2009, 10:45 PM   #2
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Claw hammer and a big screwdriver worked for me.

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Old 10-02-2009, 11:33 PM   #3
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pay very close attention next time. i just finished kegging my second batch and i still won't put any disconnects on until i'm certain its the right one.

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Thanks, brute force was the answer. I did get my liquid disconnect off and put the right post on the right tube. Hope I'm a fast learner because that wasn't fun at all!

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the good news is you learned alot today and probably wont do it again

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What did you use to take the posts off?

I tried to use a C wrench, but I didn't have enough room to turn it. Is there a particular socket that works good?

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Use a box end wrench. 22 mm fits it exactly but 7/8" works too. Also, a deep socket will work if you can find one.

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