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Old 10-05-2012, 02:46 PM   #1
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I recently picked up 3 new corny kegs(genuine article, not them china made ones) for nothing. They have red plastic tops with manual relief valves. Has anyone ever had any experience with these? Will the plastic tops be ok for beer?

 
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Old 10-05-2012, 08:20 PM   #2
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You just said "genuine article" and "They have red plastic tops" in the same question......

Plastic lids will be AOK for beer, but if I were you, I'd go ahead and get some stainless steel lids. I personally wouldn't want to baby plastic tops that could crack and wear when you can do pretty much whatever you want with stainless steel:

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Old 10-05-2012, 09:25 PM   #3
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Yes they are the real deal. They say Cornelius keg corp Minnesota on them. And they came with plastic. I have several kegs but not with plastic. Was just wondering if anyone had problem or good things with them.

 
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Old 10-05-2012, 09:49 PM   #4
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I had two plastic top, single handle corny kegs. One was red the other was green. They both are old and not new. They are the single handle style. I had trouble with one of them leaking past the relief valve and had to change it to a different lid. I tried swapping relief valves, but the leak was in the lid. I think the poppet seat just wore out. They were fine for beer.

 
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Old 10-05-2012, 11:38 PM   #5
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Have 4 my first 4 kegs bought in 1994 $8.00 apiece replaced relief valve on 1 three years ago still going strong.
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:22 PM   #6
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Most of my kegs have plastic lids.

 
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Old 10-11-2012, 01:12 AM   #7
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I recently picked up 3 new corny kegs(genuine article, not them china made ones) for nothing. They have red plastic tops with manual relief valves.
Can you post a picture of them?

 
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Old 10-11-2012, 09:17 PM   #8
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I guess I could give me a bit

 
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Old 10-12-2012, 05:31 AM   #10
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Nice looking keg. Did you clean it? or buy it that way.? The only thing is that they need to lean against something when upside down. I have 2 of the same.

 
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