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Old 09-24-2008, 06:33 AM   #1
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my system came with a party tap, the ones you pump. Will this work?



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Old 09-24-2008, 06:54 AM   #2
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You mean an actual pump to apply pressure to the beer, or a cobra tap to dispense the beer?

Can you describe your system a little more detailed?



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Old 09-25-2008, 07:05 PM   #3
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what else do i need for this system?
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Old 09-25-2008, 07:09 PM   #4
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You'll need a co2 tank, and I'd get the quick disconnects instead of the barbed fittings. It doesn't say that you get a hand pump, it says that you get a cobra tap and hose, which is what you want. (You don't want to pump air into the keg, you want a co2 tank). I'd buy some 10 foot "beer line" because I have a feeling they'll give you a supershort line for the cobra tap, and in order to actually pour a nice carbonated beer, you'll need a longer line.

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Old 09-25-2008, 07:14 PM   #5
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Yooper is right.

The beer line they give you is 1/4" ID and 3 feet long...Get some 3/16" ID and 10 feet long.

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Old 09-25-2008, 07:17 PM   #6
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i did get the quick disconnects, and it came with a 6 ft hose, will that be long enough? also what size co2 tank would you recommend?

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doesnt it say it comes with instructions

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i did get the quick disconnects, and it came with a 6 ft hose, will that be long enough? also what size co2 tank would you recommend?
A 5 pound c02 tank will probably be adequate for you. I have that size, and I run two kegs with force carbing, and I don't have to fill it more than about 3 or 4 times a year.
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Are you sure the six foot hose isn't the gas line? That's how mine was.

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Old 09-25-2008, 07:26 PM   #10
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Default sorry im totally new to this

the six ft hose is the gas line, and it did "say" it was supposed to come with instructions, but it didn't. so i need 10 ft hose that goes from the keg to the tap?



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