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Old 05-14-2010, 05:34 PM   #1
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Default Liquid Ball Lock Connector For Carbonating

I have a dedicated CO2 tank and regulator for set it and forget it carbonating of my kegs. I have always used the gas connector to the liquid out post and turned the regulator to 12 - 14 psi for 7 - 10 days.

The question I have is can I use the liquid out connectors to do this? The gas connectors are a PIA to get on and off. What I would like to do is secure the liquid connector to the regulator hose and then attach it to the corny liquid out and begin carbonating. Again this is a dedicated carbonation station and the CO2 and regulator will never be used for any thing else. Are there any down sides to this.

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Old 05-14-2010, 05:56 PM   #2
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Why are you connecting it to the liquid out post in the first place? I can't think of any good reason to do it. Are you trying to bubble CO2 through the beer? Unless you have a diffusion stone on the end of the liquid out post, thats not really doing any good. If you are using a "carbing station", just hook it up via gas in, set it and forget it.
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Old 05-14-2010, 05:57 PM   #3
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I don't see any problem, but I recommend you install a check valve at the regulator.
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