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Old 11-02-2011, 01:51 PM   #1
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When i carb my beer (12 to 14 psi for at least one week at 42 degrees) should I not connect the party tap during this time to lessen the chance of leaks? After a week can I just connect the ball lock party tap or do i need to release the pressure, connect and the repressurize?

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Old 11-02-2011, 01:53 PM   #2
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I carb at 12 psi for one week and only use the party tap if my post leaks.

No need to release pressure before or after connecting ball lock connectors.

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I carb at 12 psi for one week and only use the party tap if my post leaks.

No need to release pressure before or after connecting ball lock connectors.

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Another good practice would be to take your spray bottle of StarSan and squirt the lid and posts of a keg just put on the gas. Leaks will form bubbles in the StarSan.

I also shoot a little StarSan in the Ball Lock connectors before I hook them up. Lubricates the o-rings and makes the connection easier to make.

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