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Old 02-24-2012, 03:46 AM   #1
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got my 3 reconditioned kegs from Keg Connection. I plan to clean and sanitize them thoroughly, then hook up the lines and "carbonate" a batch of water to test the system before filling with beer.

How much Oxyclean should I use per 5 gallon keg? I plan to let it sit for the day as there is a lot of oily residue in the kegs

Do I need to disassemble the keg posts at all, or just clean the inside surfaces?

Do I need to sanitize the CO2-side (hoses, manifold, connector) since it is new equipment can I leave it alone?

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Old 02-24-2012, 03:48 AM   #2
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yes dissasemble and clean 24 hours in hot oxy solution and no there is no reason to sanitize gas side

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which way do these keg posts turn? I've got a 13/16" open-end wrench on pin-lock keg posts. Lefty-loosey or righty-loosey?

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which way do these keg posts turn? I've got a 13/16" open-end wrench on pin-lock keg posts. Lefty-loosey or righty-loosey?
Standard. Lefty-loosey.
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