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Old 08-02-2009, 11:46 PM   #1
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I have about 9 pin-lock kegs I got really cheap off of craigs list -- but i already have 4 ball lock. I want to go all ball lock or all pin lock. If i buy new posts from a homebrew store, are they interchangeable between the kegs?
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Old 08-03-2009, 12:01 AM   #2
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Short answer, maybe.

You will have to take the posts off and determine what thread the kegs are. From that you can try to find correct posts.

Here is a link that may help

Corny Keg Thread Sizes


I happen to have many Ball Lock posts that I'd part with cheap if you know what you need.

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Old 08-03-2009, 12:25 AM   #3
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I'v heard people say "no", however i have seen kegs on ebay that have the craigslist dimensions but have ball lock posts. I'd say give it a try on one and see. Problem is that the posts themselves can cost more than a used keg.
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Old 08-03-2009, 12:33 AM   #4
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Old 08-03-2009, 12:34 AM   #5
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You're better off using all threaded fittings and just changing your hoses as needed. A few turns of a nut, and you can change out the ends on your gas hoses or liquid lines.
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Old 09-17-2010, 05:52 AM   #6
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Yes you can!
http://www.chicompany.net/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1_163&produ cts_id=2066


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You're better off using all threaded fittings and just changing your hoses as needed. A few turns of a nut, and you can change out the ends on your gas hoses or liquid lines.

 
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