Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Bottling/Kegging > Ball lock gauge for pressure testing corny kegs
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 01-09-2012, 10:57 PM   #1
BrewVegas
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Las Vegas
Posts: 126
Default Ball lock gauge for pressure testing corny kegs

A long time ago I came across a ball lock PSI guage that attached to the co2 in side of a keg that was supposed to monitor the pressure. Has anyone seen these for sale lately? I first saw them on williamsbrewing.com but can't find them now...never did see them on midwest or northern. I'm trying to track down leaks and don't want to drain my tank...again. I'm switching all my worm drive clamps to crimp-ons, too.



BrewVegas is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 01-09-2012, 11:14 PM   #2
E-Mursed
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Westland, MI
Posts: 893
Liked 110 Times on 65 Posts
Likes Given: 10

Default

G-g-g-g-google.....

Ball Lock QD Adjustable Pressure Valve W/Gauge | MoreBeer

http://www.williamsbrewing.com/KEG-P...-P715C237.aspx


__________________
Schöne Blondine Brauerei
Closed-System Pressurized Fermentation - the future of homebrewing today...!!!

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication” – Leonardo da Vinci
"A set back is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently" - Henry Ford
E-Mursed is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 01-10-2012, 01:11 AM   #3
evandy
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 79
Default

You could make your own? The Flare-fitting ball-lock connectors have 1/4" MFL threads. Gas guages are commonly available with 1/4" NPT threads. Just buy yourself an adapter.
evandy is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 01-10-2012, 01:16 AM   #4
acefaser
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: firestone, co
Posts: 350
Liked 17 Times on 11 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

Put a ball lock gas fitting on an air compressor and pump it up. No need for fancy gadgets.
acefaser is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 01-11-2012, 01:40 AM   #5
BrewVegas
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Las Vegas
Posts: 126
Default

Thanks...I looked all over that site, but somehow missed it.
BrewVegas is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 01-11-2012, 02:41 PM   #6
Cpt_Kirks
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Lakeland TN
Posts: 3,746
Liked 46 Times on 40 Posts

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by evandy View Post
You could make your own? The Flare-fitting ball-lock connectors have 1/4" MFL threads. Gas guages are commonly available with 1/4" NPT threads. Just buy yourself an adapter.
Can you do it for less that $23 bucks?

Gas connector - $5
CO2 Gauge - $8
Adapter - $???

Cpt_Kirks is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 01-11-2012, 04:09 PM   #7
jjotmo
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Dewitt, MI
Posts: 110
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

Edited


jjotmo is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Internal Dimensions/Dimensional Drawing of Corny Kegs (Either Ball or Pin Lock) gregdech Bottling/Kegging 1 09-27-2012 02:14 PM
Ball Lock QD Adjustable Pressure Valve W/Gauge muse435 Bottling/Kegging 1 02-12-2011 02:17 PM
Variety of Ball Lock Corny Kegs marcopolo Bottling/Kegging 2 04-27-2010 01:31 AM
Commercial kegs on ball lock corny system? macabra11 Bottling/Kegging 9 06-21-2009 06:38 AM
Pressure testing a Pin Lock Keg thedude123 Bottling/Kegging 5 07-25-2008 10:16 PM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS