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Old 12-26-2010, 01:32 PM   #1
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Default New Tap Tower, don't know how to connect it

SWMBO got me a nice all stainless double tap tower for Christmas. She ordered it from Kegworks but my disconnects I got from Keg Connection so they are the small threaded disconnects that make it easy to screw into any lines they sell.
The Tower's beer lines end with a very large connection, I don't know how I would get that to connect to my kegs or what adapter to use or if I should get a couple more ball lock disconnects and just cut the beer line and slide it onto those with some hose clamps. Any advice? Here's a picture of the tower she got me:

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Old 12-26-2010, 01:43 PM   #2
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Either cut them off and use barbed ball locks or buy a FFL fitting.
http://www.austinhomebrew.com/produc...oducts_id=1272
The lines are probably 5/16". You probably want to swap them out for 3/16" to create some resistance in your lines and cut back on the foaming.

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those fittings are made to connect to sankey keg couplings.

Just cut them off and get something like this to work with your threaded ball lock connectors:

http://morebeer.com/view_product/182..._Nut_5_16_Barb

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Looks like there is a cap on the end of the tower, does that come off?

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Looks like there is a cap on the end of the tower, does that come off?
yes, that's how you access the hoses attached to the shanks; and also the nut that connects the shank to the tower
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Old 12-27-2010, 04:59 PM   #6
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the lines seem "about" as thick as my 3/16th picnic tap lines, but its hard to tell and there are no markings other than bevlex 200 nsf51 on it. No info on the website about the line thickness either.

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