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Old 04-27-2010, 05:29 PM   #1
Jan 2008
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I know someone did a thread on disasembling and cleaning ball lock connectors but I can't seem to find it. Anyone have a link?

Total noob.

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Old 04-27-2010, 09:24 PM   #2
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whats to know. take your 7/8" (i think) crescent wrench and unscrew the poppets. drop them in the keg a long with the dip tubes. fill with your cleaner of choice and let it go.

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Old 04-27-2010, 09:29 PM   #3
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Or, you stick a butter knife in the top slot and unscrew the plug. It's like 4 parts. Just watch the gaskets.

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Old 04-28-2010, 03:21 AM   #4
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Are you talking about ball lock disconnects or the ball lock posts on a keg. The two responses below deal with both of these. Essentially both are relatively easy to clean and I would do either of the two responses above that pertain to what you are talking about. Good luck.

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Old 04-28-2010, 03:43 AM   #5
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Here's a pretty good 4-part tutorial on kegging....not sure where he disassembles the keg, but it's there somewhere.
Primary 1: Empty
Primary 2: Empty

Keg 1: Rye IPA
Keg 2: Rye IPA
Keg 3: Chocolate Oatmeal Stout
Keg 4: Empty

On Deck: Lemon Line Hefe, Saison, SNPA Clone

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