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Old 07-02-2013, 12:59 PM   #1
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Hey guys I just want to ask if any one of you has used this charger? I've read good and bad reviews about the charger one even that he blowed his finger with one of this things, the point is that its easy and functional but it doesn't have a regulator. Any suggestions ?


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Old 07-02-2013, 01:01 PM   #2
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Old 07-02-2013, 01:09 PM   #3
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I have one and it works pretty good. I also always forget to buy the "food" quality co2 carts and use the ones for a pellet gun. You just need to watch who uses it. On a brand new cart you can over pressurize the keg and blow beer out of a cup because the press is too high. And for the moron that blew a finger off there was like 3 warnings on mine to not even load a cart until it was hooked to the keg so that if something happened the co2 would go into the keg and not blow the c02 housing apart. I think they are worth the money. Chopps.

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+1 toJoeychops. Just used it this weekend by the pool. Works perfectly. If it doesn't perform as indicated, it's due to user error.

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In the long run I think you'd be better off with a 20oz system from Keg Connection.

A little pricier at $89, but in the long run will pay for itself not having to buy those little cylinders that are only good for one keg at best.

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Old 07-02-2013, 01:35 PM   #6
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Awesome thank you for the suggestions everyone I think I'm gonna buy it!

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Oh, and I had one of those chargers for a while. It doesn't take a "moron" to think that the disconnect is seated properly when it's not. Between drunk friends not being able to resist pulling the trigger and the risk of the top blowing off and causing serious injury, it's just not worth it.

By all means, if you feel lucky, buy it.



. . . but remember Murphy's Law.

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I've got one of these and have used it several times without issue. Cheap, easy to travel with, low profile and 2 cartridges will generally dispense an entire keg. If you're careless and can't handle the responsibility of ensuring the all the connections are solid before pulling the trigger, then this option really isn't for you.

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Ok, now, this is only for the dispense of beer right? can't you use this for carbonation?

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Ok, now, this is only for the dispense of beer right? can't you use this for carbonation?
Correct. A 16g charger is supposed to be good to push 5 gallons. But the beer already needs to be carbed.


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