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Old 01-18-2013, 10:50 PM   #21
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I would definitely take the time to remove the regulator from the tank and make sure there's a gasket tucked inside the regulator coupler...

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Old 01-19-2013, 02:16 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by day_trippr
I would definitely take the time to remove the regulator from the tank and make sure there's a gasket tucked inside the regulator coupler...

Cheers!
Forgot about that one - whoops. Had that problem too.

Check the *type* of washer if you have one. Rubber washers are single use and won't prevent a leak over time. Nylon and Teflon washers are multi use. They're hard, ~1/8" thick, and white or clear. Your gas supplier should be able to sell you one cheaply.

Side note - the regulator-to-tank connection i have is intended to seal at the washer and isn't meant for Teflon tape.
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Old 01-19-2013, 07:07 PM   #23
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Another note here is that the taprite uses a quad seal o-ring NOT the teflon (may work though)

 
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Old 01-21-2013, 12:51 PM   #24
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I have the teflon type washer.

Looks like I may have solved it. The gas pressure, while low, has been steady at 250psi for the last 36 hours. Not sure what is left in the tank but hopefully I'll get to finish at least one keg off it. I also picked up some Masters Leak Detector in the plumbing department at Home Depot, when I refill my tank I'm going to verify all the joins again.

 
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