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Old 09-23-2012, 02:10 AM   #1
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Default New setup- gas distributor is leaking

I got a new 4 keg setup from Midwest, and when I tested it for leaks last week, I found one. I thought I got it. Fast forward to kegging my first beer today, and it still is leaking. Any ideas on how to stop this leak so I can carb my beer?

The leak is on the 4-way distributor on one of the outlets, before the shutoff..

I un-screwed the outlet, re-wrapped it with plumber's tape (twice now), and screwed it in as tight as I can get it with pliers. It still is leaking.

Any ideas on what else I can do?

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Old 09-23-2012, 02:19 AM   #2
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Get yourself some Stag Jointing Compound that will fix it

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Old 09-23-2012, 02:24 AM   #3
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Return it. Midwest is very good about replacing defective products. My regulator was malfunctioning and they sent a replacement right away.

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Old 09-23-2012, 02:46 AM   #4
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That's what I was afraid of. I was hoping to be drinking my mild by Wednesday, but I guess I won't be.

Thanks!

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