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Old 12-28-2012, 07:54 PM   #1
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Just got a bunch of dirty ball locks and did something dumb. I took off all the posts/tubes disassembled to soak in cleaner and now cant really tell a difference in gas vs liquid. Anyone got a cheat sheet


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Old 12-28-2012, 08:01 PM   #2
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Gas posts have little horizontal nicks in the base.


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Old 12-28-2012, 10:17 PM   #3
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Or are star shaped
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Old 12-28-2012, 10:23 PM   #4
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Check out the pick on the last post
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f35/ball...me-off-270278/
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Just what i was looking for. Thanks guys
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Old 12-29-2012, 06:55 AM   #6
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Or are star shaped
Not all star shaped posts are gas, some are liquid side. The notches are the identifier.
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Not all star shaped posts are gas, some are liquid side. The notches are the identifier.
Hmm I didn't know that! On one of my kegs the gas is star shaped, I figured that would apply across the board


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