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Old 08-15-2012, 06:56 PM   #1
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Default New keggle with wrong coupler - options?

I had my brother send 4 kegs to a welder to get converted to keggles. We're starting really basic and only putting a single port on all of them and put a pickup tube on the other side. As we grow into our setup, we'd add ports for volume / recirc / temp etc..

They came back, and the welds are beautiful. However, instead of using NPT Couplers, they used a half coupler.

What's are my options here? The only thing I can think of is getting a machinist to create me a nipple that doesn't tighten up until 1" in so that I can thread it all the way through.
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Old 08-15-2012, 07:34 PM   #2
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If you specified full couplers then they messed up and did it wrong and need to do it right.
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Old 08-15-2012, 10:32 PM   #3
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Just take the nipple and weld a dip tube to it.
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Use it for a sight glass and get another coupler welded correctly for drain
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Use it for a sight glass and get another coupler welded correctly for drain
I would do what cyberwolf suggested, and for the ones you don't want a sight glass use a plug, or make it a thermometer/thermowell. But since they f'ed up I would have them weld in 4 full couplings.

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