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Old 01-21-2013, 03:54 PM   #21
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still going fine. I'm too lazy to do it now, but if you're planning on making it and keeping it for a long time, I would put silicone sealant on the threads as well as teflon tape. just to be sure for leaks, although I tightened my seals good. Other than that it's holding on and serving me beer



 
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Old 01-21-2013, 05:24 PM   #22
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I also would love to know where the gauges came from. Did some googling but the only ones that measure in the 0-30PSI range i found are automotive fuel pressure gauges.



 
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Old 01-21-2013, 05:50 PM   #23
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Old 01-21-2013, 09:15 PM   #24
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definately worth a future investment...

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Old 01-22-2013, 07:09 AM   #25
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the gauges are from the surplus store linked above. search for "low pressure gauge"

 
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Old 01-23-2013, 10:44 PM   #26
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The guage port on these regulators is only 1/8" correct? Hard to find bottom mount 30 PSI gauges that are not 1/4" on that site. I may end up with 60 PSI guages as I found some that are a bit cheaper.
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Old 01-24-2013, 03:56 AM   #27
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yes the gauges are 1/8" NPT. only the opening for the pipe nipple is 1/4". So the bodies are from right to left: 1/4", 1/8", 1/4" and the bottom has nothing

 
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Old 02-01-2013, 05:12 PM   #28
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How did you mount the completed regulator? I don't see any mounting hardware on the regulators. I figure I could just bend some sort of strapping to hang it from the pipe that connects the regulator bodies, but I am wondering if anybody has a more secure way of mounting these regulators.
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Old 02-02-2013, 05:39 AM   #29
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I used that steel pipe tape (the bendable type with holes for screws in the plumbing section) and made a "V" bending around the pipe nipples and screwing into wood. I then screwed that wood plank to my collar. It's totally solid. The other brands of regulators have metal hangers made for this exact use, but these don't (that I know of).

If you're handy, you could made sheetmetal contraptions to do this.

 
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Old 02-02-2013, 05:41 AM   #30
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http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/mend...keezer-331192/

actually I got this link for you and realized the bodies are strapped into the collar, not another piece of wood



 
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