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Old 09-01-2009, 03:51 PM   #1
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Sorry for the blurry pic but stumbled on these on a local Craigs Listing. !/4 Barrel (7.5 Gal) kegs.

Wondering if they are good for use instead of Corny's?

Has anybody used these? They are VERY clean Sanke kegs. Sanke fitting and dip tubes are ut and soaked in PBW along with the kegs and all are sparkling clean.


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Old 09-01-2009, 03:52 PM   #2
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Man I've been looking for some of those for 3 years now to use as fermenters...



 
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Old 09-01-2009, 03:54 PM   #3
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I know I might use them for that if I can't re-keg em/ Are there any fittings out there for air locks?
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Old 09-01-2009, 04:16 PM   #4
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You can fit a carboy cap over the opening once you have the spear removed. Derrin also sells a really trick tri-clamp stainless cap.

 
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You can fit a carboy cap over the opening once you have the spear removed. Derrin also sells a really trick tri-clamp stainless cap.
Got a link for the tri-clamp thingy?
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Old 09-01-2009, 04:36 PM   #6
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http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f11/sank...ersion-128262/

It's a nicely made device. I picked one up without the thermowell.
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Old 09-01-2009, 06:00 PM   #7
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I ferment in a sanke and just use a #10.5 stopper works great

 
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Old 09-01-2009, 08:00 PM   #8
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I don't see why you couldn't use them for kegging in.. just need to use Sanke taps instead of disconnects.
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Don't mean to threadjack. I can get my hands on one of the short 1/4 bbl sanke for $10, can this be used for a fermenter also? or is there some advantage to the tall/skinny 1/4 bbl kegs?

 
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Old 09-01-2009, 08:35 PM   #10
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Don't mean to threadjack. I can get my hands on one of the short 1/4 bbl sanke for $10, can this be used for a fermenter also? or is there some advantage to the tall/skinny 1/4 bbl kegs?
work just fine with 5 gallon batches


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