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Old 02-11-2012, 11:42 PM   #1
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Default Was given two corny kegs yesterday

for free.

They are Coke kegs, but one of them doesn't have a pressure relief valve on it. The second one does, but it seems to be broken. I've attached a picture of them. Is the valve necessary?

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Old 02-12-2012, 12:51 AM   #2
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I have all pin lock cornies. the pressure relief valves are built in to my lids. I have seen some lids with pressure relief valves installed. I say seal it up and put pressure on it to see if it seals properly.

When u say "broken" what does that imply? Re-post pics or email to me at: wdbaer@gmail.com


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Old 02-12-2012, 01:54 AM   #3
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They both seem to seal and hold pressure fine. Did the picture not come through? I can repost.
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Old 02-12-2012, 01:58 AM   #4
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apparently Imageshack and you don't get along.
All the pinlock kegs I have just have an automatic relief valve, there isn't a pressure relief valve that you can release pressure with.
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Old 02-12-2012, 02:17 AM   #5
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Lets try this again. One lid doesn't have a valve at all. This is the other one.

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Old 02-12-2012, 02:25 AM   #6
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That doesn't look quiet the same as my lids. I'll get a pic and post it for you to compare.
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Lets try this again. One lid doesn't have a valve at all. This is the other one.

That is different than mine. Something seems to be missing there.
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Old 02-12-2012, 02:27 AM   #8
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That's what I'm thinking. It seems like the "pull" pin is missing. Will that hurt it?
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Here;s mine I actually just broke down all my cornies today and cleaned and sanitized them. These lids are drying on my fermentation fridge.
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I think mine is suppose to look like this.



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