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Old 08-01-2012, 03:14 PM   #1
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Does anyone know if these can be reused? I got my hands on a couple of used plastic corny kegs and may try and use them if possible. Cheers!

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Old 08-01-2012, 03:16 PM   #2
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i just got one, when i bought a keg of perry from a local cidery. it says "one time use" all over it. but, i'm gonna see if i can reuse them.

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Is it a true plastic keg or is it a plastic or rubber coated keg?

My understanding is that there is only one manufacturer of true plastic kegs, this company, and that all the kegs had implanted gps markers to prevent theft.

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EcoKeg Pty Ltd. sells the one time use plasic kegs. They're supposed to be disposable. http://www.ecokeg.com/

But it doesn't really matter cause none of the kegs are fitted for homebrewing, they're for commercial use. Same with the ones in the revys link.
Now if you were to condition inside the keg then that would be a different story

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mine doesn't look like that. i'll take a pic when i get home.

i dont know what "fitted for homebrewing means". mine is a regular sanke keg, 5.16 gallons or whatever.

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What I meant was that they don't feature the gas and liquid posts that are standard with corny kegs. I do admit that my statement was a bit ignorant given that you can purchase couplers for sanke kegs.

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lol, yeah i have MFL connections on all my lines, and i have mfl connections on my sanke couplers. so, all I have to do is a bit of "screwing" to get some commercial beer thru my taps.

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Is it a true plastic keg or is it a plastic or rubber coated keg?

My understanding is that there is only one manufacturer of true plastic kegs, this company, and that all the kegs had implanted gps markers to prevent theft.
I would strongly reccomend not trying to service those as a home brewer. It was one of those Kegs America products that caused the tragedy at RedHook.
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I would strongly reccomend not trying to service those as a home brewer. It was one of those Kegs America products that caused the tragedy at RedHook.
Really? I hadn't heard. Wow.
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