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Old 12-13-2012, 02:45 PM   #1
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Default Primary regulator conversion

I've got an older tap-rite primary regulator with single gauge (no high pressure that shows tank level). I'm setting up a keezer and want to pick up a new primary with both gauges so that I don't wind up running out of gas at inopportune times. Wondering if I can disconnect the tank connection from my current primary and convert it to a secondary regulator to have in the keezer for low pressure serving? That connection says left-hand on the back of the regulator.

If I can convert it what fitting am I looking for?

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Old 12-13-2012, 11:07 PM   #2
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Don't bother the gauges don't show a enough movement to be that precise just use a scale,your tank's tare weight + the lbs of CO2. This method will NEVER leave you disappointed

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Old 12-14-2012, 12:56 AM   #3
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That's a good idea! Hadn't thought about that.

The new primary regulator is cheaper than buying a secondary though, so I'm still wondering if I can pull off the tank connector and add a barbed connector in its place?

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Yep, you just need left hand threaded nipple, Beverage Equipment Corp. item #55496-2 $2.90 a piece best price on line.

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Awesome thanks!

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Would recommend get a couple I regret not buying more started with 4 reg up to 10 now.

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