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Old 01-31-2013, 02:02 AM   #1
Jan 2013
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I have an old Cornelius keg from the old Royal Crown bottling Co.
that used to be in Asheville, NC.
I just want to cap off the two threaded knobs in the top where the ball lock
assemblies go. Does anyone know the thread size. I can't find it
any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 01-31-2013, 02:19 AM   #2
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I beleave it's a 3/8" flare connection. Check in DIY for the threads that talk about beer line cleaners, they use a ball lock connection for those setups.
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Old 01-31-2013, 02:29 AM   #3
Jan 2013
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It's not a flare and 3/8 didn't work.
Nothing at the local Home Depot would fit.
thanks I will check DIY in cleaner section.
It is an old keg, not the Firestone ball lock.

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