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Old 03-18-2009, 10:12 PM   #11
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How long are your beer lines from the keg to the picnic tap? The longer those are, the more resistance they will produce, and the slower the beer will dispense. If they're only 4-6 ft. long it won't be your problem though. If they're 10+ ft. long, it could be.

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Old 03-18-2009, 10:16 PM   #12
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Also, is the fridge too cold? I had a keg go slow. I thought it was the dip tube issue. Turns out the fridge got way too cold and froze the liquid in the keg!
Good point! Sometimes its the simplest of things that go wrong and you can't see the forest from the trees so to speak.
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Old 03-18-2009, 10:47 PM   #13
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It took opening the lid to find that out. There was only about a gallon and a half in the keg, and it was like a thick slushie.

I always look at the dip tubes now when I assemble the kegs. I've had a couple not want to pour. A couple of them I have to reach in with one arm and hold the dip tube while I tighten the post.

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Old 03-23-2009, 02:52 AM   #14
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Hey all,

Just wanted to post back that everything is working great now. It was just a matter of getting the beer out disconnect attached more securely. I also see what you guys mean by the collar of the quick disconnect, I didn't realize it had a moving part. Sometimes it really is the simplistic things.

Woot, I have a kegerator!

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Old 03-23-2009, 04:56 PM   #15
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Just wanted to post back that everything is working great now.
Woot, I have a kegerator!
Congrats! Isn't it just wonderful when everything starts working right?
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Also, is the fridge too cold? I had a keg go slow. I thought it was the dip tube issue. Turns out the fridge got way too cold and froze the liquid in the keg!
I just had this problem, glad I read this, I pulled my kegs and gave them a little shake and could hear the icy-slush...Was able to pull a tall one of my Pumpkin Porter so I think I will make it through the night Love this site...ask, and you get an answer! and then usually feel
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Old 07-10-2012, 06:27 PM   #17
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Cheers to this thread... I just did my first kegging last week, the beer was pouring really slow last night and tasted sweeter than I remembered it, almost like it was unfermented. Read this thread, fiddled with my kegerator, realized I had frozen my keg too! Silly, silly, silly.

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