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Old 06-21-2005, 04:23 PM   #1
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One of my cornelius kegs has a leak. I have traced the leak to the large latch in the top. The in and out valves are fine. The gasket is new, but I have noticed that the lid does not seem to seat perfectkt in the opening. Even when I put the top on and hit it with a bunch of pressure I hear it seat, but it still leaks....slowly, but it leaks. The opening in the keg is NOT perfect, it's a little bit tweaked, but it seems like it should seal???? Any tips or tricks, or is the keg shot?

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Old 06-21-2005, 06:31 PM   #2
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i had the same problem with one of mine, and it went to the garbage pile. don't want to waste CO2.............
my HBC makes pre-chillers for their immersion chillers out of "junk" corny kegs. the club blacksmith welds on hose fittings where the posts are. then, they dump a 7# bag of ice in it, fill with water, and wha-la! big ol' pre-chiller to hook up the immersion chiller to. works great too!
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Old 06-22-2005, 08:35 AM   #3
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I had two kegs with similar problems. One just took an extra coat of keg lube and the other was fixed with extra lube and by turning the cap 180. Good luck

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