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Old 04-18-2008, 06:08 PM   #1
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What do I need to get to remove the star shaped air post for a 5 gal corney?
The liquid side is a regular 7/8" socket, but I'm not sure what I need(or where) to get the air side off.

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Old 04-18-2008, 06:10 PM   #2
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12-point socket. I couldn't tell you the size or even if they are all the same size; a cheap set was on sale at Sears, so I just bought those.

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ok, i figured that's probably what I needed, but I only have flat sided deep sockets. I'll have to go pick up a new set, thanks

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I think it's a 7/8" 12 point as well. At least that's what i'm using. An open-ended on one side, 12 point on the other.

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It is 7/8" and the 12 pt socket fits both sides.

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Most of mine are 7/8" but I have a couple of kegs that are 11/16". That being said, they all have matching sizes on the individual kegs.

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Most of mine are 7/8" but I have a couple of kegs that are 11/16". That being said, they all have matching sizes on the individual kegs.
I think I've got a couple of each, too; seems like I'm always having to get a DIFFERENT socket.
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I had a thread about the different sized posts and was willing to trade to make mine all the same if someone wanted to standardize...

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also fyi an auto parts store will likely sell the socket individually, which could save you some cash on a set.

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also fyi an auto parts store will likely sell the socket individually, which could save you some cash on a set.
Garage sale...
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