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Old 03-12-2009, 08:35 PM   #1
Feb 2009
Tulsa, OK
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The regulator that came with my Midwest keg kit uses a nylon washer between the reg and the bottle. My brother in law gave me a regulator he had with a busted high pressure gauge. It has an o-ring instead of the washer. I'm wanting to chain the two regulators together, but I'm not sure which hookup bit I should use: nylon or o-ring?

Anyone have any input?

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Old 03-12-2009, 09:26 PM   #2
Sep 2008
Wheat Ridge, CO
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Don't think it matters. Go with the one that you trust the most from experience. If it keeps a seal keep it that way, if it doesn't switch it out.

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Old 03-12-2009, 09:34 PM   #3
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Aug 2008
Lansdale, PA
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i would use the one with the washer, not the o-ring. they crack, and are prone to leaking more often than the flat washers. i also noticed that the o-rings tend to get compressed more and i dont feel like it seals as well. i have both and prefer the washers.
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