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Old 08-05-2009, 03:53 PM   #1
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When I went to buy my shanks, beer nuts etc. I was under the impression(from their website) that I would need a neoprene washer for between the tail piece and shank/beer nut part. The man who sold me the things told me I dont need it. Does anybody know if I do in fact need one or will it be alright without one?


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Yes you need it. Unless it comes with the kit. I had to buy them when I bought my stuff at the LHBS.


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Yes you need it. Unless it comes with the kit. I had to buy them when I bought my stuff at the LHBS.
I knew it. I shouldnt have listened to that idiot. Their website said I needed it but this moron who worked there didnt know.
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I'd just buy a rubber one at the hardware store if the trip to the LHBS is out of the way. It won't hurt for a few days so you can tune in the kegerator and try it out. They may even have a silicone or neoprene washer there. I never looked.
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