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Old 10-12-2005, 01:52 AM   #1
rohan
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hi guys, do you all leave the gass on the keg set at around 100psi?? im asking this cause my 1st batch went a bit flat and wasnt flowing to good, so i gased it again and its all good now... what do you think??

im still learning..



 
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Old 10-12-2005, 02:06 AM   #2
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100 psi! I've never used more than 30. What did you make, Bottle Rocket X?



 
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Old 10-12-2005, 02:29 AM   #3
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ive always used 40 psi for 2 days minimum to carbonate then turn down from 5-10 psi to serve.

 
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Old 10-12-2005, 03:54 AM   #4
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sorry i meant 10psi... my bad..

 
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Old 10-12-2005, 04:51 PM   #5
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I set mine at 11-14 psi depending on beer style. It's carbonated in about 5 days. I leave it at that pressure until the keg runs dry. I use 7ft of 3/16 ID tubing and that seems to balance it just right.


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