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Old 01-13-2014, 05:53 PM   #1
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Default How long are the rods in a keg?

I heard wall paper trays are good to soak the Cory keg rods. I'm at the store now and they don't sell wall paper trays. I see 24 inch planter boxes. How long are the rods?

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Old 01-13-2014, 05:59 PM   #2
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It's called a dip tube, there is one of them in a keg, and they are longer than 24". Plus planter boxes are probably not waterproof.

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Old 01-13-2014, 06:02 PM   #3
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Okay. I'll keep looking for a 30 to 36 inch tray. Thanks also for the name of them!

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Paint supply stores have them. Stores that sell wallpaper, Lowes, and Home Depot should have them......

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What do you need to soak them for? They gets soaked when you fill the keg.

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Wallpaper tray is good for racking canes and stuff like that. I've never soaked a dip tube, but I use the hell out my wallpaper tray.

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