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Old 12-05-2012, 02:51 AM   #1
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Ok, hooked up a new keg and noticed after about 30 minutes between pulls I would develop a few inches of air in the draft line at both faucet and keg. Checked both connections and line. No leaks. Cleaned lines and faucet. Still there. Put new faucet on thinking it was not sealing. Still there. Could it be the keg? Where do I go from here?
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Old 12-05-2012, 02:55 AM   #2
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Your line pressure is probably less than the beer presure. You may need to turn up the gas a pound or two.

 
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Old 12-05-2012, 03:00 AM   #3
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It could be CO2 coming out of solution due to temperature difference from the bottom of your keg to the top of the cooler and/or heat entry from your tap, or the pressure drop from opening the tap.

 
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Old 12-05-2012, 03:08 AM   #4
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Brain dead right now.
Butshellybelley is on to something.

 
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Old 12-05-2012, 03:20 AM   #5
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I run a fan inside the Keezer to level temps out. Issue is the last 10 kegs fine, now this one is acting up. The other 3 in the Keezer run fine.
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Old 12-05-2012, 01:00 PM   #6
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Is the keg you just swapped in carbonated? How did you carbonate it? Is it still warm?

 
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Old 12-05-2012, 08:25 PM   #7
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Is the keg you just swapped in carbonated? How did you carbonate it? Is it still warm?
Carbed up slow and low. Chilled 3 days prior to tapping. Has Sanke connector so gonna switch that out this evening and see if it makes a difference.
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