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Old 05-15-2007, 03:56 PM   #1
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I know someone makes a kit to do this without cutting. I just can't seem to figure out who it was.

Does anyone know?



 
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Old 05-15-2007, 04:31 PM   #2
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uh, plasma cutter and torch? I have seen the opposite done a bunch. old soda cornies that have been cut and hae a sanke top welded in. Never seen a kit, but that means nothing.


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Old 05-15-2007, 04:45 PM   #3
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http://stores.kegconnection.com/Cate...Keg+Conversion

I think this does the trick, although it's a connector, not a conversion. Looks like it has a pair of ball lock adapters.
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Old 05-15-2007, 05:39 PM   #4
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David I think that is what I was looking for. The one I had orginally seen was just the ball lock connectors. My cousin is looking at a commerial kegerator and he would like to be able to switch between sanke and corny without any perminent mods. I might contact Todd and see what he can put together for me.

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Old 05-15-2007, 06:03 PM   #5
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The simplest way to switch back and forth is to install quick-disconnects into the lines.
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Old 05-15-2007, 06:11 PM   #6
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The simplest way to switch back and forth is to install quick-disconnects into the lines.
Can you show me what you mean?

 
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Old 05-15-2007, 06:22 PM   #7
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Can you show me what you mean?
You can even use disconnects meant for air tools, kits from northerntool.com are dirt cheap. You just have to get the appropriate hose barbs. I'd use the female for the faucet/co2 side, then the cheaper nipples on the corny/sanke.
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http://morebeer.com/browse.html?keyw...tegory_id=1122
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You can even use disconnects meant for air tools, kits from northerntool.com are dirt cheap. You just have to get the appropriate hose barbs. I'd use the female for the faucet/co2 side, then the cheaper nipples on the corny/sanke.
You use qd's for airtools on beer lines? I thought of doing this until I pulled a female fitting apart and found that they had put it together with locktite and that they seal with rubber. I would love to be able to use free qd's on my new 3 tier. Tell me what you know

 
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When I had them in my shop, the compressor would come on/off even when nothing being used. Ok for a compressor if the QD's leak, but not ok when it's your CO2 in a tank -- I'm a skeptic of using these type of disconnects for your keg setup...


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