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Old 01-10-2013, 12:50 AM   #1
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So, I'd like to get a couple of Perlick's. The price difference is somewhat significant. Outside of bling.. why should I buy a SS vs a PC? I'm thinking there should be no problem with the chrome plating as I'm not a commercial beer pumper.

Thanks for suggestions..
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Old 01-10-2013, 12:58 AM   #2
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I got SS myself. The way I saw it, I was investing in Perlicks, might as well make it a lifetime investment.
On tap:
1. none 2. Michigan IPL 3. Helles 4. Oatmeal Stout 5.[Nitro] Oat Blonde
FV1: American Pale FV2: Brown Porter
1. Brett Ale 2. none 3. none 4. none 5. none
About 28 gallons of beer & 2.5 gallons of mead
Kegged & conditioning:
Rye Barrel aged DIPA, Helles, Kentucky Common, Oatmeal Stout

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Old 01-10-2013, 01:04 AM   #3
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I would/did opt for the stainless. Stainless is forever and can be sterilized.
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Old 01-10-2013, 02:16 AM   #4
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I have the chrome version. I haven't had any issues. The best upgrade I made was going to perlicks from the rear seal faucets.

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Old 01-10-2013, 02:50 AM   #5
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I went with stainless. The price difference isn't all that much and since I plan on having them forever the nominal difference wasn't enough for me to go with the chrome ones.

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