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Old 09-11-2007, 09:00 PM   #1
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Default rubber top/bottom on kegs

I am done with bottling (well, after the IPA I bottle tonight). Can't stand this crap anymore.

I am looking at the kegs on http://www.KegConnection.com, best prices I could find. Does anyone know anything specific about their "B" grade kegs? Says they are the same as the ones elsewhere except the rubber on the top/bottom is loose. At a savings of $3.50 each ($14 on the 4), is this worth it? I own no kegs so it is hard for me to imagine. Any input would be helpful.

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Old 09-11-2007, 09:04 PM   #2
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It is just there to protect the keg and to protect whatever you may drop it or slide it across. Personally, Id pay the extra few bucks... but who am I?

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Old 09-11-2007, 09:22 PM   #3
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Loose rubber is a pain. If the top comes off when you're moving a full keg ...

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Old 09-11-2007, 09:24 PM   #4
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IDK. Isn't the bottom round without the rubber?

I'd not cheap out.

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Check these guys out for kegs;

http://brewersdiscount.com/index2.ivnu

Also I would spend the extra couple of bucks so you aren't haveing ot replace any kegs in the future.

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Edit: Crap I'm sorry they used to have a deal for 32 buck for 2 kegs, but I don't see it any more

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Edit: Crap I'm sorry they used to have a deal for 32 buck for 2 kegs, but I don't see it any more
Yeah, I know. I was planning on buying there...oh well.
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Old 09-11-2007, 11:37 PM   #7
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I like keg connection and have been happy with my kegs. But, I'm not sure it is worth it for B grade. Stick to the good ones.

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Thanks for the help guys. I agree with you all. There is no reason to try to save $3.50 on something that is going to last for a long while. Plus, I realized that lifting those in/out of chest freezer with damaged handles would be dangerous (not for, but for the beer).

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Old 09-12-2007, 12:05 AM   #9
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I just had the top rubber come off one of my kegs. I am going to try to Gorilla Glue it back on this weekend. That stuff will stick anything together. I will let you know how it turns out.

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