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Old 05-19-2008, 04:04 PM   #1
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I just put a second tap on the fridge. I have a "T" connection to hook the co2 up to both kegs. Prob is, when I hook them up, beer from the one keg flows back into the other keg--yes they are both hooked up to the gas connections. anyone ever deal with this problem?
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Old 05-19-2008, 04:16 PM   #2
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Get a couple of check valves to install in the lines.

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Old 05-19-2008, 04:20 PM   #3
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Beer shouldn't be high enough in the keg to reach the gas-in diptubes. Do you have really long tubes?

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no, standard length, about 2 inches I guess. I know the beer is below the tubes. Do I have to increase the pressure now that it is split? ( I would guess yes to this but don't know why that would leak back??) thanks for any advice

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No, pressure is pressure on one keg or 10 kegs. Purge the headspace of both kegs, then hook them both up to the gas. There should be no differential pressure at that point.

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thanks, bobby. I found something locally I think will work. It has individual shut offs for each line. Thanks to all for the help
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