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Old 10-09-2012, 10:28 PM   #1
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Hi everyone,

I have a second C02 tank and regulator that I planned on hooking up for kegging soda. I pulled it out of the garage today to put inside the kegerator and noticed that the dial on the regulator wasn't functioning right. It seems that after we moved into this house that it may have got knocked around during the move. Well the PSI indicator backplate seems to have fell forward a little bit and the needle touches it around 18 psi and it doesn't move past that point. Can I pull this thing apart to push it back to allow the needle to move farther?


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Can I just use a pressure gauge like this one as a replacement or do I need any sort of special one for C02?


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Old 10-10-2012, 12:08 AM   #3
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Most gauges are just about impossible to repair.

As long as the thread matches, it's good. I know several people who got their low-pressure gauges at pool stores. You might want to look around a bit more for something with a 0-30 psi range. 0-100 makes it a bit difficult to set your regulator at lower pressures.
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