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Old 12-02-2008, 02:49 PM   #1
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Default Keg Leaking!!

1 of the 4 kegs I just bought has a leak on the "out" side.

Is it the poppet? Any info is appreciated, Thanks in advance.

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Old 12-02-2008, 02:58 PM   #2
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It could be an o-ring or the poppet. I believe keg connection has the best deals on replacements for posts and post fittings.

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Old 12-02-2008, 03:15 PM   #3
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Take the post apart and pop the poppet out and inspect it.

If it looks OK, put it back together with keg lube, tighten and check the pressure again.

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Old 12-02-2008, 04:27 PM   #4
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start slamming the product NOW!!! Before it goes bad.

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Old 12-02-2008, 04:34 PM   #5
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Luckily I transfered the Apelwein to another empty as soon as i noticed. Which was about 5 minutes after I transfered from the fermentor. Hopefully the product is ok...we'll see in 30 days.

BTW I just got off the phone with Ben from KC, and he said a new post and poppet are in the mail. So, all is good.

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Old 12-02-2008, 04:36 PM   #6
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start slamming the product NOW!!! Before it goes bad.
did I miss a few posts? I have no idea what this is supposed to mean.

I'd listen to the captain inspect and lube. I'd recommend ordering a couple of spares, guaranteed you'll have a problem one day and the lhbs will be closed or will charge 5x what they cost online
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start slamming the product NOW!!! Before it goes bad.
He, I believe, was advising me to Consume mass quantities
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Old 12-02-2008, 04:41 PM   #8
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did I miss a few posts? I have no idea what this is supposed to mean.
He means drink the contents of the keg. I'm pretty sure he intended to be funny but did not include a , , or even a to highlight that.
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Drinking an entire keg in one setting should only be reserved for the direst of emergencies.

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Old 12-02-2008, 06:26 PM   #10
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I was responding via blackberry ... sorry for the miscommunicated comedy.

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