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Old 08-30-2012, 11:25 PM   #21
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. The only issue I ran into was that spring on the gas in popet wasn't strong enough to open the disconnect up.......
How did you solve the issue of the poppet not opening?

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Old 08-30-2012, 11:26 PM   #22
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How did you solve the issue of the poppet not opening?

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I replaced it with a bolt. ... as for the needle valve... I just read my original post. That was my first idea before I got the 1/8" line.... Didn't work out well... the pressure differential across the valve caused massive gassing out.
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Old 08-31-2012, 01:26 AM   #23
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Got it. Thanks.

You can buy new pressure relief valves. Aren't the corny kegs rated for 130 psi or more?

 
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Old 08-31-2012, 08:46 PM   #24
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Got it. Thanks.

You can buy new pressure relief valves. Aren't the corny kegs rated for 130 psi or more?
Yeah... but it was just easier to replace it with a bolt. The carbonator has a safety valve on it also.
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Old 09-03-2012, 12:19 AM   #25
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What about using a cold plate? You could set it in your freezer under your icemaker. Then just use a picnic tap you could have soda on tap without the keg hassles.

 
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Old 09-03-2012, 12:22 AM   #26
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What about using a cold plate? You could set it in your freezer under your icemaker. Then just use a picnic tap you could have soda on tap without the keg hassles.
You can't put the cold plate in a freezer... the lines would freeze. I have had that problem with the lines in the fridge if they wind up sitting in front of the vent from the freezer.
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Old 09-03-2012, 12:28 AM   #27
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The way I have mine hooked up is out of the booster into the carbinator. Then the soda water goes into a glycol flash chiller that circulates cold glycol to the soda gun and back to keep the soda cold.

 
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Old 09-03-2012, 12:29 AM   #28
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The way I have mine hooked up is out of the booster into the carbinator. Then the soda water goes into a glycol flash chiller that circulates cold glycol to the soda gun and back to keep the soda cold.
I wanted to do that... flash chillers are too expensive... where did you get yours.
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Old 09-03-2012, 02:03 AM   #29
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I bought it a couple years ago from a fellow that works for pepsi. I think that I paid about $200 for it. It has 6 stainless coils in the bath. I use 3 for the soda and 3 for water.

 
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Old 09-11-2012, 10:19 AM   #30
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That was my first idea before I got the 1/8" line.... Didn't work out well... the pressure differential across the valve caused massive gassing out.
Where did you get a 1/8" tail piece or MFL fitting? Or did you use something else?

I am hoping to use MFL fittings on the line so I can swap it out easily.

 
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