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Old 11-13-2012, 06:46 PM   #481
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Racked to a keg for the first time ever this weekend and added 1/4 od poly tubing into the dib tube running almost the entire length of the tube (note, my dip tube is straight--don't think it was cut--and sits just off the bottom of the keg). When I ran starsan through the lines at ~10-12 psi it came out of the tap pretty fast. Not sure if the poly tubing adds much resistance, but I guess I'll know more when I pull my first pint.

Using 5' of 3/16" beer line that came stock with my off-the-rack kegerator.

 
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Old 01-20-2013, 03:19 AM   #482
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Have I read all the posts... N, however I did read many and I am still confused, which mixer piece is best that won't break down or harm.

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Old 01-25-2013, 03:17 PM   #483
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I'm using the epoxy mixers in the dip tube and can say that it works very well. Those little suckers are brittle so handle with care. My foaming issue disappeared entirely with two and works well with just one.

 
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Old 02-01-2013, 03:02 PM   #484
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Hi all - New to this site and new to kegging. My lovely wife purchased a keg kit for me for Christmas. I just brewed a batch of hefeweisen beer and I'm going to keg it today. From what I've read, the hefs like to be highly carbonated. I'm going to shoot for carbonation level of around 3.4 volumes of CO2, with a temp of 40 F, and the regulator set to about 23 psi.

My beer line is 3/16 diameter and is 6' long.

I'm plan on going the" set it and forget it route' for carbonation as I'm in no rush. I can wait the 2-3 weeks.

For you guys familiar with the expoxy mixers, how many would you recommend I use in the dip tube for the above set-up.

If my above approach needs to be tweaked, by all mean feel free to chime in - I'm eager to learn, and even more eager to have good beer coming out of my tap!!!!

Thanks,
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Old 02-01-2013, 11:01 PM   #485
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Before I lengthened my lines (from 5' to 10") I used two sticks for most brews, three for the boisterous ones (like Heffies). So I reckon each stick is equivalent to 2 to 3 feet of 3/16" ID beer line...

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Old 02-09-2013, 06:30 PM   #486
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Old 02-10-2013, 05:54 AM   #487
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Didn't work for me... I went to 10' lines and problem solved.
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Old 07-30-2013, 11:38 PM   #488
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Has anyone ever tried using extra long stainless chopped twisted bar spoons?
I am not exactly sure what model will work, but its worth a shot...

Example:
http://www.foodservicewarehouse.com/...4/p383817.aspx

 
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Old 08-02-2013, 01:45 AM   #489
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Interesting idea. They're cheap too. Somebody try it and report back!

 
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Old 08-07-2013, 05:13 AM   #490
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Where does everyone buy their tubing online?

 
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