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Old 07-31-2012, 04:06 PM   #321
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Don't put the TAD bottles in the frig until you're ready to drink them. Doing so will seriously slow down the bottle conditioning process (if not stop it entirely). A temperature around 70 degrees F would be good (on average). You'll find lots of great info on this site about that sort of thing.

If you forgot to add priming sugar to one of the TAD bottles, you can add it now. Just be sure to keep things sanitary when you open the bottle. Hope that helps.

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Old 07-31-2012, 08:59 PM   #322
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Still using my TAD. I have two of the double Co2 cylinder regulators for mine. I would like to buy another but I don't really want the new style. I have 12 of the 6L brown TAD bottles and 9 clear 3L soda bottles. I store mine in a dark close in my basement. The basement stays at 74F max in summer and 68F in winter. I have a dedicated fridge in the garage that I keep a few in when I'm drinking from them. Maybe I should build a bar in the basement.

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Old 07-31-2012, 11:23 PM   #323
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I'm thinkin of getting rid of mine, since I keg now. I have the double cart regulator, 3 brown footed kegs, and four of the original blue, round bottom kegs. If you come up with a good trade, maybe i'll let it go.

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Old 08-21-2012, 03:04 PM   #324
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My LHBS told me the Genuine Innovation CO2 cartridges will work with the TAD system so I purchased them but after reading on the TAD website it says not compatible. My LHBS doesn't do refunds (just found this out) and after spending 18.00 for 6 cartridges I hate just getting rid of them. Has anyone used these before on the TAD system? Will they work?

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Old 08-22-2012, 07:08 PM   #325
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My LHBS told me the Genuine Innovation CO2 cartridges will work with the TAD system so I purchased them but after reading on the TAD website it says not compatible. My LHBS doesn't do refunds (just found this out) and after spending 18.00 for 6 cartridges I hate just getting rid of them. Has anyone used these before on the TAD system? Will they work?
If your LHBS told you they'd work and the don't, the have to take them back. It doesn't matter what their policy is.
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Old 08-24-2012, 12:37 AM   #326
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Youch! Red rock minnesota sells 16 gram cartridges for half that price, delivered right to your door. I'd take 'em back to the LHBS just based on the price. Genuine Innovation sells threaded and non-threaded cartridges. If they are non-threaded, I would suggest that they probably will work just fine. If they are threaded, make sure you DO return them.

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Old 08-24-2012, 06:07 PM   #327
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i get my cartridges on amazon.com

here are the 16 grams ones

http://www.amazon.com/16-Gram-Thread...ds=16+gram+co2

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Old 08-24-2012, 10:20 PM   #328
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i get my cartridges on amazon.com

here are the 16 grams ones

http://www.amazon.com/16-Gram-Thread...ds=16+gram+co2
Really? Those fit the tap-a-draft?
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Old 08-25-2012, 02:30 AM   #329
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I have the 8gram tap a draft system and I get my carts from amazon. I'd assume the 16gram are also standard but again I only have experience with the 8

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If your LHBS told you they'd work and the don't, the have to take them back. It doesn't matter what their policy is.
Actually, that is not true (former law weasel here). If they have a store return policy posted they don't really have to take them back. That is true in almost every state. Now the ethical thing would be to take them back.
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