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Old 11-28-2007, 03:45 PM   #1
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I need some backup parts after this weekend. Cleaned my cobra tap hose and put it all back together. However, the little black O ring that fits on the connection to the keg got "lost" in the cleaning. When I connected it back up, well, you can imagine the shower of brew. I did manage to find the O ring but got me to thinking I need some back up. These are pin style kegs. In lieu of that O ring, what else would be a good back up? I got poppets and pressure release valves, but that's it.

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Old 11-28-2007, 03:52 PM   #2
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Dude, you gotta have that o-ring. I can't think of anything you can use in lieu of it. They're fairly cheap, and if you can't get to your LHBS, try the hardware store, they sometimes have tons of o-rings and one of them is bound to work.

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Old 11-28-2007, 05:06 PM   #3
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The post O-rings are a standard size and are available at most hardware stores.

7/16 ID x 5/8 OD x 3/32 width

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Thanks. You got that right about having the O ring. I was wondering just how in the hell am I going to drink out of the keg until I found it. My next order, I'll make sure I get some. Is the O rings about the only real thing I need to worry about on the post?

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Old 11-28-2007, 10:22 PM   #5
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There's the o-ring outside, the poppet inside, and the dip-tube O-ring.

I have spares of each, basically I kept the ones I replaced that were still in decent shape.

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Old 11-29-2007, 01:24 AM   #6
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The post O-rings are a standard size and are available at most hardware stores.

7/16 ID x 5/8 OD x 3/32 width
That good info...any chance you have the measurements on the dip tube and corny lid o-rings?
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The dip tub are easy to find in the Hardware store but the lid I have not been able to find, except on-line.

Dip Tube O-Rings
5/16" ID x 1/2"OD x 3/32" width


Lid O-Rings
3 1/2" ID x 4" OD x 1/4" width

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That's great. Thanks for posting the info!

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Welcome, I was surprised when I first got my kegs that my faucet washer kit had the post and dip tube o-rings I was looking for.

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