Happy HolidaySs Giveaway - Winners Re-Re-Re-Re-Drawn - 24 hours to Claim!

Get your HBT Growlers, Shirts and Membership before the Rush!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Bottling/Kegging > PSI and dispensing formulas are off, or I am...
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 09-06-2007, 06:44 PM   #11
Bobby_M
Vendor and Brewer
HBT_SPONSOR.png
Vendor Ads 
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
 
Bobby_M's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Whitehouse Station, NJ
Posts: 22,257
Liked 1060 Times on 707 Posts
Likes Given: 28

Default

I'm thinking of scouting a cheap Ebay pressure gauge and attaching a gas in disconnect to it. I figure I can read the gauge, pop off the disconnect, connect it to the keg to verify current pressure. I'd have to be fast if the beer is still carbing, but once it's equalized, it should read accurately. I think my reg gauges are reading 2-4 psi too low.

__________________
BrewHardware.com has a new website. Please check it out and let me know what you think!
New 100% Stainless Steel Heating Elements are IN!
Chugger Pumps, Pump Kits, Camlocks, Sightglasses, Clear USA made Silicone Tubing, RIMS, Electric Install Parts, etc. Did you know we are also now a full service homebrew shop selling malt, hops, yeast (Wyeast), etc?
Bobby_M is online now
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-06-2007, 07:04 PM   #12
jfrizzell
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Iowa
Posts: 691
Liked 10 Times on 9 Posts
Likes Given: 4

Default

Why not just mount the gauge to your gas manifold?

__________________
jfrizzell is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-06-2007, 11:05 PM   #13
b767fo
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Durham, NH
Posts: 85
Default

I kegged a weizenbock and the tables call for a CO2 vol of 4.2. In my 45 deg kegerator that's 34.5psi and 12' 1" of 3/16" tubing!! So far all I get is foam. Guess I'll try backing off the pressure until the foam stops and just take whatever the final CO2 vol ends up being.

__________________
b767fo is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Formulas lostspring All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 3 06-12-2009 01:16 AM
Homebrew calculation formulas? Schnitzengiggle Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11 03-18-2009 07:15 PM
Brewing Formulas OhioGrown All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 2 01-22-2009 07:17 PM
Hop IBU formulas Iordz General Beer Discussion 8 12-05-2007 09:47 PM
Beer formulas hide or share? Raffie General Techniques 24 05-07-2007 09:27 PM



Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS