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Old 06-13-2007, 03:33 PM   #1
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my taps on my triple tower are sticking. sometimes i have to pull pretty hard to open them, and i'm scared i'm gonna bend/break/warp the top of my keezer from pulling on the tap handles so hard.

is this a common problem? is there a common fix?

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Old 06-13-2007, 03:40 PM   #2
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Have you cleaned them recently?

I believe minimizing sticking is one of the reasons many people buy forward-seal faucets like this one:

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Old 06-13-2007, 04:31 PM   #3
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Yup, shirron or perlick forward sealing is the only way to keep it from happening. I've gone a few days between pours and there is no sticking at all. I've heard of people leaving a little spray bottle of sanitizer near the tower. You can insert the nozzle into the opening of the faucet and spritz it before or after a pour to keep the beer from getting too sticky.
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