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Old 11-04-2009, 04:21 PM   #91
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Just ordered one of these...

Also found new kegs at a decent price ($169 + shipping) here. Ordered one of them to be the fermenter. I like the idea of a new tank for fermenting (not to mention the theft issue)...
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Old 11-17-2009, 03:58 PM   #92
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Any update on the size of the larger o-ring? A local brewery saw my setup at the teach your friend to brew day and was interested in the large o-ring size. I would also like to order some from McMaster to have some on hand.

 
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Old 11-18-2009, 02:46 AM   #93
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its a 2" tri-clover. the gasket can be had really cheap on ebay. i just got 10 buna type for ~$4 shipped.

 
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Old 11-19-2009, 12:00 AM   #94
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The large o-ring is a 138. A gasket will not work since there is no groove on the keg.

I haven't changed the website yet, but the current model has a 1/2" blow-off port and tube now. 3/8" are still available by special order if anyone needs a 3/8".

 
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Old 11-22-2009, 06:27 PM   #95
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Hi Derrin, you say this fitting is made from 2" tri-clover cap and clamp, but my keg measures 2 1/2 across the Sankey top. Am I confused or is my keg somehow different?
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Hi Derrin, you say this fitting is made from 2" tri-clover cap and clamp, but my keg measures 2 1/2 across the Sankey top. Am I confused or is my keg somehow different?
The size is based on the nominal size of the pipe these fittings would normally be used with. The actual diameter is about 2.5"

 
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Old 11-22-2009, 07:01 PM   #97
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Can you add a prv to this set to 15 psi and use it for a bright tank?
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Old 12-23-2009, 03:08 AM   #98
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I guess I am just not getting it but would anybody be so kind and please explain how exactly this works? By that I mean do you cap the ends while it is fermenting and how do you rack under pressure?

 
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Old 12-23-2009, 03:31 AM   #99
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Do you cap the ends while it is fermenting and how do you rack under pressure?
Here's a couple of action shots for how I use it to ferment and rack under pressure. Pretty self explanatory but the details are covered in this thread.





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Old 01-14-2010, 04:27 PM   #100
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If anyone wants one, I'm selling my used once setup from Derrin. It's got the thermowell and it's in perfect condition. 65 shipped. PM if you want it.

 
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