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Old 03-22-2009, 05:35 PM   #1
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Well I finally got a keg system going. I am getting nothing but foam. I have tried to turn down the PSI to almost nothing and still nothing but foam...please help.

I carbed 4 days with the shake method had 5ft of line and nothing but foam.
Switched to 10ft of line 3/16" 3 days later and still nothing but foam.
Turned down to 4psi takes about 1min to fill a glass nice head of foam.
Tastes good so i don't think it has an infection or anything.

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Old 03-22-2009, 05:40 PM   #2
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Sounds like it's over carbed.
Can you gice us some more details on your method.
I would pop the relief valve a few times a day for the next day or so. With 10ft 3/16" line 8-12psi shouldn't foam too much, unless it's over carbed.


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after you turned down your regulator psi, did you purge the pressure from your keg?
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Old 03-22-2009, 05:43 PM   #4
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If you shook for 4 days, it's probably way overcarbed. Leave it sit, and pull the pressure relief valve often as the others said.
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I did purge it several times and then hooked up to 10psi. So if it's over carbed it will bleed of over time? Do I need to disconnect the Co2 for a couple days?

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Disconnect the co2 for a day or so and bleed it off avert 3-4 hours. Re try in a day or so. If it's chilled to 40F enough CO2 should remain in solution to give moderate carb. I wouldn't worry about it going flat.


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