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Old 09-17-2009, 01:05 AM   #1
Jan 2009
Blacksburg, VA
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I'm running 10 ft of 3/16 beverage line in my kegerator (to faucets) and get a good pour, with most of my beers being American ales at 10-12 psi.

I need to take a couple of kegs to a party in a few week, so need to order some picnic tap set ups. Can anyone recommend a line length? Still 10 ft?

Not particularly interested in fiddling with dip tube inserts just yet. Kegs will be iced, of course, so possibly even colder than I keep them in the kegerator, although the lines will not be (if it makes a difference).

Thx for any advice.

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Old 09-17-2009, 01:11 AM   #2
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yup, 10 ft still, at least that's how i do
Kegged: Berlinerweisse, Dubbel, Galaxy Wheat
Bottled: Golden Strong, Mild, IIPA, Rauch
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Old 09-17-2009, 10:41 PM   #3
Jan 2008
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i would stick with 10ft. I had picnic taps with 5ft and had to make the switch, way too much foam. or if it's just fro a party, get one of the faucets that connects directly and a co2 charger, it's cleaner and easier, although more costly.

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