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Old 06-02-2007, 09:06 PM   #31
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ROFL!!!!!! My 3/4 inch hose works GREAT!!!!! naw, I always start at about 6' of 3/16 then cut it back a bit if I have to. Never had to though. Once you dial in your system, I doubt you will ever play with it again (unless you want a diff volume of co2)


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Old 06-02-2007, 09:50 PM   #32
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My 3/16 lines are 7 footers. They work for basically everything.

I have to replace on line due to an experiment last year with peppermint extract in a beer. Damn line still leaves a minty taste. Tried everything to get rid of it. I can only use 2 out of 3 faucets anyway due to mini fridge size.

So I'll replace that line with some 5 or 6 foot for low carb stouts, though I need a second reg for that too.


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Old 06-02-2007, 10:17 PM   #33
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keging is the best ! it allows you to have what you want when you want. 26 0z or 13.5 oz. waste not or you wont have any later.
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Old 06-02-2007, 10:47 PM   #34
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I will be set up for seving at at least two different pressures, so I'll have to dial in twice and keep separate lines for the different pressures. What's ideal for a hefeweizen? 12PSI? 15PSI?
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Old 06-03-2007, 12:25 AM   #35
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pressure is dependent on temperature for volumes of co2. question is, how many volumes of co2 do you want?
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Old 06-04-2007, 04:37 AM   #36
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I will be set up for seving at at least two different pressures, so I'll have to dial in twice and keep separate lines for the different pressures. What's ideal for a hefeweizen? 12PSI? 15PSI?
Bird, check out this page. Helped me a lot.

Assuming 40F and a 2-foot rise on your tap, if you want 4.0 volumes of CO2 in your hefe, you need 28 (!) PSI in the keg, and about 10' of 3/16" ID line...
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I find 4 vloumes to be a bit high myself. I drinkem around 3 vols
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I find 4 vloumes to be a bit high myself. I drinkem around 3 vols
Yeah, I don't drink'em that high either, for a number of reasons. Just picked a random number somewhere in the middle of the "published" guidelines for the style as an example
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Old 06-05-2007, 02:30 AM   #39
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I find annoying that beersmith shows that vols for hefe's at 2.4-2.8 range, which is really low for hefes.


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