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Old 04-04-2011, 04:28 PM   #51
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if you remove the little green tip piece then the trigger valve has nothing to seal against. the keg post is now the valve, but once a hose is connected its open.

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Yep this is right. When the green tip is removed the trigger isn't functional

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Old 04-04-2011, 11:32 PM   #52
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If you take the white washer out of the green tip, flip it around and put it in the fip to flare adapter it will make a seal. I just tested it out.

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Old 04-05-2011, 12:04 AM   #53
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If you take the white washer out of the green tip, flip it around and put it in the fip to flare adapter it will make a seal. I just tested it out.
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Old 04-05-2011, 04:46 AM   #54
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You guys inspired me to make me one of these beer line cleaners also. Bought a 1 gal sprayer from wally world, and a few adapters from our local bucheits(hardware/lumber store) and I am in business. Will post some pics when I have a chance. thanks and good ideas!

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Old 04-05-2011, 05:47 AM   #55
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Yep this is right. When the green tip is removed the trigger isn't functional

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If you take the white washer out of the green tip, flip it around and put it in the fip to flare adapter it will make a seal. I just tested it out.
If you have a faucet, the faucet becomes the valve.
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Old 04-08-2011, 12:34 PM   #56
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I bought all the same stuff, and made up a system. The problem I am having is the poppet doesn't fully seat when using the 3/adapter. It doesn't push it all the way in to be seated. This means I can not pressurize before connecting the QD. I should be able to connect the QD, the tap will keep system closed, then pressurize though. Anyone else having the same issue?

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Old 04-08-2011, 12:59 PM   #57
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I bought all the same stuff, and made up a system. The problem I am having is the poppet doesn't fully seat when using the 3/adapter. It doesn't push it all the way in to be seated. This means I can not pressurize before connecting the QD. I should be able to connect the QD, the tap will keep system closed, then pressurize though. Anyone else having the same issue?
I did not have the same problem. I can pressurize the entire system before connecting to the beer line. It holds pressure just fine. Did you use the same Firestone Beer Out? If not, the threads on the adaptor may not fit.
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I did not have the same problem. I can pressurize the entire system before connecting to the beer line. It holds pressure just fine. Did you use the same Firestone Beer Out? If not, the threads on the adaptor may not fit.
Maybe I have a different post. I bought this one from Northern Brewer, since that is the closest shop to me: http://www.northernbrewer.com/brewin...nger-v-vi.html

The thread fit fine (the threads on all the posts for my current keg did not). Just doesn't push the poppet tight into post. I will see if it still works by pressurizing after I connect.
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Maybe I have a different post. I bought this one from Northern Brewer, since that is the closest shop to me: http://www.northernbrewer.com/brewin...nger-v-vi.html
That's the same post I bought at NB two days ago. Mine works but it is a little tricky to get the connector to attach correctly.
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Old 04-08-2011, 01:54 PM   #60
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Your post from NB seems identical to the one I used from BW.

Here is the one I got from BW:

http://www.brewmasterswarehouse.com/...mbly-firestone

Didnt have any problem fitting it to the adaptor. Could your poppet be bad or sticking?

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