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Old 09-07-2012, 01:07 PM   #1
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Default 3 gal Ball lock dip tubes?

I have borrowed some 3 gallon ball locks and thought one only needed a poppet and a pressure valve but have come to realize that both are missing the liquid diptubes. So the question is, are there 3 gal ball lock diptubes or do I need to buy 5 gal dip tubes and just cut them?


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Old 09-07-2012, 01:23 PM   #2
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I don't know of any 3 gallon dip tubes commercially available, but I could certainly be wrong. Chi-Company has regular ones. They could be cut:
http://www.chicompany.net/index.php?...6645f4b3cca625


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I think you might have to get 5 gal keg tubes and cut them down. Of course you could just mount the keg upside down to dispense
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I have borrowed some 3 gallon ball locks and thought one only needed a poppet and a pressure valve but have come to realize that both are missing the liquid diptubes. So the question is, are there 3 gal ball lock diptubes or do I need to buy 5 gal dip tubes and just cut them?
Why are you rebuilding borrowed kegs? Why not just get the missing parts from the person you borrowed them from?
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Old 09-08-2012, 03:21 AM   #5
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Well their not entirely borrowed. They're kegs from work and it sounded like if I can make them work they're mine.


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