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Old 06-18-2007, 06:22 PM   #1
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Default Reconditioning Kegs - Tip

I bought a bunch of used Cornies and some of them have what looks to be rust on them (strange since they are supposed to be stainless). When I would remove the posts, the threaded inlets would be stained & look rusted.

I picked up some Liquid Bar Keepers Friend at the local grocery store. This stuff rocks for removing these stains. I just shaked the bottle and covered the stain with this liquid and let sit for a couple hours. Most wiped away and the rest took just a little bit of elbow grease. This stuff get's 5 stars in my book.

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Old 06-18-2007, 06:25 PM   #2
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I'd also recommend a brass or stainless small wirebrush. It helps on the threads of the posts. Don't use steel.

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