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Old 03-02-2009, 04:53 PM   #1
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I bought these strange fat little kegs the other day and I'm don't know what they are. They don't have pressure release valves so I'm scared to open them.
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Old 03-02-2009, 04:58 PM   #2
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That a good question...I've never seen them before. My first thought was converted milk cans but either way just take screw drive and press down the poppit valve so you can release the pressure.

 
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Old 03-02-2009, 05:00 PM   #3
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Use a screw driver on the "IN" port. If the in is for gas then the dip tube should be above the liquid and you won't get a bath.

Look like some sort of milk tank or something?
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Old 03-02-2009, 05:33 PM   #4
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It might be for Liquid O2, or N2 is it insulated?

 
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Old 03-02-2009, 05:39 PM   #5
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ive seen milk cans with that same top but never ones that small

 
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Old 03-02-2009, 05:49 PM   #6
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Almost looks like an old beerline cleaning can. Hard to see in the pics.

 
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Old 03-04-2009, 11:16 PM   #7
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Upon further inspection I see they are Firestones. I still have many questions about them though. Why does one have a thermometer in the out valve and why is it burned to heck on the bottom. Am I going to be able to find replacement seals for them or will the corneilus ones work?
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Old 03-05-2009, 12:34 AM   #8
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Why does one have a thermometer in the out valve and why is it burned to heck on the bottom.
I'd guess someone was trying to make a still out of it.
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Old 03-05-2009, 02:54 AM   #9
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I have seen similar ones like these but they were taller, and those were used for ICEE Syrup.
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Old 03-05-2009, 04:37 AM   #10
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it looks like an old kersone(sp?) can to me. but i'm not an expert

 
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