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Old 06-09-2012, 08:41 PM   #1
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Jan 2012
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I tried using the googles but everything that popped up said that oetiker clamps don't leak

I had a leak-free set up when I went on a business trip for 5 days. Came back and got my beer into the keg and then when I grab the exact same hose w/ QD that has been sitting in the kegerator all week all of a sudden I have a significant leak at the QD barb-gas line connection.

Any tips or should I just go replace it completely?
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Old 06-09-2012, 10:41 PM   #2
Apr 2012
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If the clamp has worked it's way through the line or if the line has cracked - no fix short of replacing. Given that line is cheap, if it's old I'd replace it as the same time I replaced the clamp.


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