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Old 12-22-2006, 10:52 PM   #1
Nov 2006
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I've searched, but I can't find any information.

Is there torque specifications for ball lock inlet/outlet post on the Pepsi Corny kegs?

I'm reconditioning six kegs for obvious reasons and want to be sure I don't over-torque the post down and ruin the o-rings.

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Old 12-22-2006, 11:14 PM   #2
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I've never seen one. I'd estimate I use 10 ft-lbs.
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Old 06-04-2012, 04:19 PM   #3
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Anyone else have any opinions on this? I'm about to tear down all 12 of my kegs and it would be great to have a torque spec to tighten to. Thanks everyone!!

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Old 06-05-2012, 07:17 PM   #4
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They are usually on pretty tight. I just tighten them until it stops then give them a little bump just to be sure.
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Old 06-05-2012, 08:54 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by mpcluever View Post
Anyone else have any opinions on this? I'm about to tear down all 12 of my kegs and it would be great to have a torque spec to tighten to. Thanks everyone!!
Don't know about a torque spec, but do them one at a time.

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Old 06-05-2012, 09:12 PM   #6
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I do "Popeye" tight.
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Old 06-05-2012, 10:52 PM   #7
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I very much doubt if they were ever put on with a torque wrench. If they were, you would need the number for your post / your o-ring material / your keg. There are so may combo's that the number that was "right" for one is going to be "wrong" for the next one.


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