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Old 11-13-2012, 01:32 PM   #11
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Ok, another silly question. How do I adjust the pressure on my kegerator? I looked in the back and all I see is the temperature controller? I got the kegerator used, so i did not get a manual for it, nor can I find one online. Here is what I got. http://www.nostalgiaelectrics.com/default.asp?c=8&p=351.

 
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Old 11-13-2012, 02:07 PM   #12
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You can download the manual for that unit from here. On page 8 a close-up of the CO2 regulator is shown along with simple instructions on how to use it...

Cheers!

 
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:03 PM   #13
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I set the pressure at 30 p.s.i. and left it until today, Monday........I backed the pressure off tonight to about 9 to 10 p.s.i. .....
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Ok, another silly question. How do I adjust the pressure on my kegerator?
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Old 11-13-2012, 11:01 PM   #14
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Sorry Juan, didn't mean to make things confusing. From what I am understanding is there are two pressures to look for. The CO2 tank pressure and the pressure of the keg itself. I can adjust the CO2 tank pressure but it doesn't look like I have the second regulator for my unit. I got it used so who know what may of happened to it. What I did notice was the temperature of the refrigerator was turn to the lowest setting. I tuned the temp down this morning so hopefully that will help as well.

 
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Old 11-13-2012, 11:34 PM   #15
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Did you look at the manual I linked? That unit came with a single regulator.

There's only one pressure to "look for" regarding setting the pressure to the keg, and you set it by turning the big shiny regulator knob and watching the low pressure gauge, which if your regulator matches the one in the manual for your kegerator, is the one at 12 o'clock. As long as the other gauge reads a few hundred psi with the tank valve wide open you're good to go.

Honest, this really isn't that complicated...

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Old 11-13-2012, 11:52 PM   #16
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I do see what you are referring too. My regulator is slightly different then the one pictured. I do not have the gauge that reads the tank pressure, just the output pressure. No big deal on that one. I think my issue was with the temperature, that gauge was turned to the warmest position. I turned it down but that made it too cold. Now that I understand the pressure part, I just have to get my temperature dialed in. Thanks again for the advice.

 
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Old 11-14-2012, 12:03 AM   #17
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Oh course, I am still over carbonated. I did purge the keg and hopefully the beer will absorb the excess carbonation over the next few days.

 
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Old 11-14-2012, 03:58 AM   #18
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My regulator has a little valve that I can turn off the gas without using the valve on the tank. I let out most of the gas if the beer is overcarbonated, and then use the little valve to add more serving pressure as I need it.

 
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