Kegconnection Complete Starter Kit and More Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Bottling/Kegging > Liquid Ball lock disconnect will not attach to corny

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 12-24-2009, 08:31 PM   #1
tannnick
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 101
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default Liquid Ball lock disconnect will not attach to corny

Has anyone had difficulties with the liquid disconnect not attaching to the corny? I cannot get it to snap tight. It will fit on other kegs but will not go on to a newly filled keg. I just disassembled for cleaning and put it back together. My other question is that the gas and the liquid posts are interchangeable, right? There are not any significant markings to differentiate. Thanks.

__________________

Cherry Street Brewing Cooperative
www.facebook.com/TannersVickery

tannnick is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-24-2009, 08:36 PM   #2
airmek
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Nashville & Savannah, Georgia
Posts: 256
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

no, they are not interchangeable. also, if you have a lot of pressure inside the keg, you may have difficulty getting it on as well.

__________________
"If women and beer are not the answer, then your asking the wrong questions" (anonymous)
airmek is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-24-2009, 08:50 PM   #3
tannnick
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 101
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

well, to follow up, i was so livid that i decided to release all the pressure and unscrew the posts and switch them, and it worked!! I don't know what would have happened. I assume they are interchangeable, so who knows, weird, but at least I have oatmeal stout for christmas dinner!

__________________

Cherry Street Brewing Cooperative
www.facebook.com/TannersVickery

tannnick is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-24-2009, 09:08 PM   #4
azscoob
Here's the Beers!
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
azscoob's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Lake in the Hills, IL
Posts: 7,147
Liked 138 Times on 119 Posts
Likes Given: 122

Default

the gas post has a groove/notches around it, the liquid out one does not have these, there are a few threads on here detailing the differences if you need more detailed info on them

__________________

Shirts n Steins: Grain Reaper Brewing

azscoob is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-24-2009, 09:55 PM   #5
tannnick
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 101
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

I will check that out next time when cleaning. Thanks for the quick reply's. Merry Christmas.

__________________

Cherry Street Brewing Cooperative
www.facebook.com/TannersVickery

tannnick is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-25-2009, 02:55 PM   #6
david_42
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
david_42's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Willamina & Oak Grove, Oregon, USA
Posts: 25,651
Liked 133 Times on 126 Posts

Default

A common error. Next time you rebuild a keg, put a red/green o-ring on the gas plug.

__________________

Remember one unassailable statistic, as explained by the late, great George Carlin: "Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider!"

"I would like to die on Mars, just not on impact." Elon Musk

david_42 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-16-2010, 10:18 PM   #7
brewbren
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Longmont
Posts: 2
Default

I'm hoping I can re-open this thread and ask for help on a similar issue. I just did my first corney kegging and did the 'duh' mistake that is mentioned here: I put the gray ball lock disconnect on the beer post and didn't discover that until I tried to put the black disconnect on the other post, which was the shorter (gas) post. Now, I'm having a real bear of a time trying to get that gray disconnect off the taller beer out post. Any secrets to doing this?

Thanks

__________________
brewbren is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-16-2010, 10:39 PM   #8
klyph
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: North Pole, Alaska
Posts: 1,809
Liked 38 Times on 34 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default

It will come off, but you have to use a lot of muscle and pull straight up on it. I thought I was going to break mine when I did that, but it came off.

__________________
10 gallon electric system
Stovetop 110v single vessel 5 gallon system

Primary: saison
Secondary: nada
Conditioning: macaroon stout
Drinking: store bought
klyph is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-17-2010, 12:36 AM   #9
airmek
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Nashville & Savannah, Georgia
Posts: 256
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

just gonna have to put some a$$ behind it

__________________
"If women and beer are not the answer, then your asking the wrong questions" (anonymous)
airmek is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-17-2010, 12:46 AM   #10
Flyin
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Holland, MI
Posts: 98
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts

Default

On my ball lock kegs all the gas in posts are 12 point & have a small notch on each point, all the beverage out posts are 6 point.

__________________
Flyin is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
liquid ball lock disconnect oring size Budzu Equipment/Sanitation 1 11-14-2009 09:51 PM
Need source for washer inside ball lock quick disconnect SavageSteve Equipment/Sanitation 7 01-30-2009 02:28 AM
3/8" barbed ball lock gas & Beer disconnect ? wstandis Bottling/Kegging 2 12-13-2008 03:12 AM
Gas and Liquid ball lock disconnects the same? jammer Bottling/Kegging 3 08-15-2007 01:56 PM
gas in ball lock, liquid out ball lock differnt? jblewis Bottling/Kegging 1 04-01-2007 03:05 AM