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Old 12-31-2007, 11:09 PM   #1
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Default Leaving kegs outside?

I have 3 corny kegs that have been outside for 2 months or so..
I'm in Michigan and we've had some decent snow and ice, not to mention cold temps.

I have not replaced the o-ring seals on these yet, they have been unused by me..

If I leave them outside, is that detrimental to the kegs or will they be fine as long as I replace the o-rings before I use them?

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Old 12-31-2007, 11:26 PM   #2
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Keep them away from salt and I think they'll be fine.

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Old 01-01-2008, 01:03 AM   #3
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If you've never used them I would replace all rubber pieces...pressure relief valves also...just my $0.02.

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Freezing MIGHT cause the rubber handles & feet to separate from the kegs, but most of the time it isn't a problem.

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I thought that about the handles and bases, so I checked they yesterday and they seemed good.

I bit the bullet this morning, went out into our 9" of snow, then put them in the basement. Screw it, i'd rather take up a little room then get damaged.

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