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Old 03-10-2009, 02:22 AM   #1
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I just got my kegging set up last friday. I drew my first glass tonight. Under carbed but tasty. My question is should i leave my picnic tap on or take it off until the next time I serve. Thx in advance.

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Old 03-10-2009, 02:31 AM   #2
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leave it on. makes no difference. the beer should be carbonated by now, though. what was your carbing process?

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Old 03-10-2009, 02:59 AM   #3
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50 degrees @ 30psi for 24 hours. Aprox 12hrs @13psi. I didn't get the co2 tank filled till sat. Racked and put under pressure sat evening. Just set it to 17 psi due to temp.

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Old 03-10-2009, 03:13 AM   #4
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I would leave it on until your 10% confident that he out post doesn't leak. Too many horror stories of kegs leaking completely out overnight because a poppet didn't seat properly.

50 degrees? Why so warm when trying to force carb?

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Old 03-15-2009, 02:11 PM   #5
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I havent got a fridge for it yet. supposed to grab one today tho.

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Old 03-16-2009, 05:20 AM   #6
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I would leave it on until your 10% confident
Like living dangerously, eh?
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