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Old 03-12-2013, 01:44 AM   #1
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I feel dumb lol.

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Old 03-12-2013, 02:03 AM   #2
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No clue. I saw a keg like this at my hbs the other day and didn't ask how it worked.

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Old 03-12-2013, 02:04 AM   #3
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Push?

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Old 03-12-2013, 02:13 AM   #4
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Tried to push - no go. Unfortunately the guy at the HB store today didn't know how to either.

(Sorry for the double post.)

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Tip of a screwdriver on the gas-in post.

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Tip of a screwdriver on the gas-in post.
Are there any instances when I would want to purge while the gas was connected?
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Old 03-12-2013, 02:16 AM   #7
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It's a pin-lock lid, so you have to depress the gas in post

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Old 03-12-2013, 02:17 AM   #8
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Not anymore. You could try purging out of the liquid side but i would close my eyes and open my mouth

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Really, the only time to purge is immediately after kegging in order to dilute the air in the headspace or maybe to drop pressure in an overcarb condition.

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Cool they sold me a ball lock keg with a pin lock lid.

Thanks for the help.

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