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Old 06-04-2008, 11:35 PM   #11
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You are using all the same types of Disconnects and posts right (ball or pin lock)?

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Old 06-05-2008, 05:48 PM   #12
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They are all ball lock.

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Old 06-05-2008, 05:56 PM   #13
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I say use the air on the out side and push the gunk back..Than let it settle for a day or 2 before you run the beer. I had this problem with an IPA and I dry hopped it in the keg..I shook it moving it and it clogged..I shot some air back in the liquid side..let it sit for a few days and than worked like a charm..Now that u have CO2 for the next batch I suggest leaving on 12 to 15 PSI for a week in the fridge..much more consistant carbing than 30 PSI

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Old 06-05-2008, 05:59 PM   #14
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Without seeing your system, sounds like you have a ton of incorrect posts. If you can get some photos up that will help drastically! If you are trying to get the disconnect onto the wrong type of post that could easily explain your flow problems as the poppet valve may not be getting correctly depressed. On *most* (Read: Not All) posts, the gas in should take a larger wrench, 7/8 IIRC. Again that is not a standard so do not use that as your only indicator.

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Old 06-05-2008, 06:06 PM   #15
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Yeah I am pretty stumped without photos. Seems like the posts are wrong, but you said that some of them don't fit with any of your disconnects right?

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Old 06-05-2008, 06:25 PM   #16
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Is it possible that the connect itself is simply stuck? I've had instances where a tiny bit of beer gets into the connecter and freezes up the little balls inside.

If you look on the inside of a connect, you'll see four tiny balls (insert joke here) that when you go to put on the post, pull into the connector, and then once on, pop back out to lock the connector on.

Like I was saying, I've had a tiny bit of beer dry on those balls and stick them in place... so when you go to put the connector on the post, it won't go on no matter how hard you push.

just take a little hot water and rinse out the inside of the connecter and that should free the balls (insert joke here).

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