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Old 09-05-2012, 03:15 PM   #1
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ARe these worth fixing?? Can get em for about 5 bucks
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Old 09-05-2012, 03:22 PM   #2
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They don't appear to be in great shape at all. You could pick through ones that look better and give it a shot if they are cheap enough. Might cost what a refurb does in the end though.
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Old 09-05-2012, 03:23 PM   #3
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Unlikely. I've never seen a used keg (filled with soda syrup) ever look that bad. My guess is they were used for something a bit nastier than soda.

 
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Old 09-05-2012, 04:15 PM   #4
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Did those things catch on fire or something?

 
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Old 09-05-2012, 04:27 PM   #5
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Not unless tey have the dip-tubes, air tubes, lids, and posts.

These items are more than buying a used keg....

Look on ebay for kegs and then look at the cost of the components... You will find that to refurbush these will cost you an arm and a leg.

 
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Old 09-05-2012, 05:07 PM   #6
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You will find that to refurbush these will cost you an arm and a leg.
Way too soon man. He lost an arm and leg in the keg fire.
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Old 09-05-2012, 06:00 PM   #7
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Lol thanks guys. Buddy was scrap yard diggin and sent me a pic of these. Lucky bastard did find two complete 3 gallon ball locks complete and perfect
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Old 09-05-2012, 07:14 PM   #8
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I would at least take the posts off. They are expensive to replace, the keg shell is pretty useless in that condition. Maybe they threw them in a fire on purpose to burn the rubber off
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Old 09-05-2012, 09:05 PM   #9
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That's a good plan JRems. Give they guy 5 bucks to strip all the posts and dip tubes. They should clean up nice, and you never know when you might need a spare.

 
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Old 09-05-2012, 11:54 PM   #10
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IMO kegs are an investment in your brewing system. They are the last vessel your beer will rest in before you pull that first glass of your work. Those kegs look like sh!t. They are what they are scrap. Spend the extra $ find a better deal or you will be back on this site describing problems with off flavors. Just my .02

 
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