Originally Posted by txstars15
I'm thinking of getting one of those taps that connects directly to the keg, thus eliminating the picnic tap and hose.
You can do that, but you will probably need an epoxy mixer or two in the diptube
if you want to serve at anywhere close to equilibrium pressure, and you want to serve at equilibrium pressure
in almost every instance.
Just get a cobra tap and about 8 feet of 3/16" line.