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Old 03-06-2006, 07:14 PM   #1
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Some time ago I ordered 4 non-reconditioned Pepsi kegs from Morebeer. For one of them (the only one with blue handles, if this matters) I have to use considerable force to get the ball lock adapters on and off. And yes I'm putting them onto the correct terminal. For the gas-in terminal, this even ruined the o-ring.

Are there slight differences in the sizes of the gas and bev terminals possible? What can I do ?

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Old 03-06-2006, 07:24 PM   #2
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Have a means to measure the circumference of them (micrometer) to see if there is a difference? What about the poppet's; they working ok? I once replaced the poppets and didn't have one in correctly somehow and through similar "considerable force" wrecked the poppet.

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Have a means to measure the circumference of them (micrometer) to see if there is a difference? What about the poppet's; they working ok? I once replaced the poppets and didn't have one in correctly somehow and through similar "considerable force" wrecked the poppet.
Yes, I have to find my sliding gauge for measuring the circumfence. The proppets work ok though.

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You might want to consider replacing the connectors. But I see that isn't cost effective. Over $20.00 from the source below. I would contact Moorbeer and let them know that the connectors on one keg don't work. Maybe they can send you replacement connectors.
http://www.williamsbrewing.com/GAS_S...UG_P117C78.cfm
http://www.williamsbrewing.com/CORNE...ER_P127C78.cfm

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my connections on my keg I have had for 5+ years have recently tightened up bigtime for some reason. I suggest taking everything apart and boiling/lubricating to see if it helps before you send something back--it might be that simple if you are lucky.

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Clean everything and lubricate. Some people don't believe in lube, but too much friction isn't good.

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