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Old 09-22-2011, 05:12 PM   #1
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Dec 2008
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I am new to kegging and i just put my gas in on the in line and now when i try try to get the gas line off it won't budge! I am sliding the ring up first then pulling ? has anyone had this problem ? All my other lines go off and on without a problem .
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Old 09-22-2011, 05:57 PM   #2
Jun 2008
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I did this once. I took the QD apart so I wouldn't screw up the pin, pull up on the ring and yanked it off.
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Old 09-22-2011, 06:35 PM   #3
Apr 2011
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this usually happens when i try to jam a liquid-out connector on a gas-in post (or vice versa)...

you can take it apart, but usually i can get it to pop off eventually without doing all that.

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Old 09-22-2011, 06:51 PM   #4
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I did the same thing when I was in a hurry to hook things up and put the in line on the out of the keg. I just made sure the sleeve was up and slowly wiggled it back and forth and not up and down. It SLOWLY worked it way off. Do no use a lot of force.

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Old 09-23-2011, 01:03 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by audger View Post
this usually happens when i try to jam a liquid-out connector on a gas-in post (or vice versa)...[...]
The beer line post is a couple hundreths of an inch skinnier than the gas post, so the "vice versa" is never a problem to undo...


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Old 09-23-2011, 08:45 PM   #6
Mar 2011
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It sounds like you might have a dry o-ring on the post. Those things can be a royal <beep> to get off if the o-ring is dry.
Once you get it off, make sure you put just a bit of lube on the o-ring. It should slide on and off like butter.

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Old 09-24-2011, 12:46 PM   #7
Nov 2010
ohmihachiman, Japan
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Double check you have the correct posts/nuts on the IN and OUT. The gas in post will always have some sort of groove cut into the circumference. You may have switched them when sanitizing. Happens a lot if you don't pay attention.

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Old 09-24-2011, 01:50 PM   #8
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Here you go:

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