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Old 07-11-2008, 04:16 AM   #1
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I usually use Ball Lock, but got a bunch of pinlock for free-- here's some basic questions:

Grey/Black -- which one is gas line and which one is beer line?

How do I let air out of these things? All my ball lock tops have a little pull valve on the lid....these things all have spikes that point up but don't seem to have a place to let out pressure.



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Grey gas, Black beer. Thats the same on ball and pin lock. Not sure on that pressure, no purge valves?



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yeah, doesn't look like it has the purge valves I'm used to on my refurbished ball valve kegs

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does it have the standard opening? the 5" oval on top? You could not secure it down all the way then give it a shot of CO2 and purge it for a second then seal it while its purging.

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yeah, good idea-- I'll try that!

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ON pin locks I just disconnect the gas and then push down on the pin (poppit valve) right in the middle of the gas post to purge.

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ON pin locks I just disconnect the gas and then push down on the pin (poppit valve) right in the middle of the gas post to purge.
Even better-- Thanks guys!
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if the color of the QDs are the same, then gas is 2 pins & liquid is 3

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I have a spare quick connect for the gas (unconnected) that I use to relieve pressure on my pin locks.



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