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Old 02-26-2013, 12:45 PM   #1
Jun 2012
Btown, NC
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Got a kegerator from my work that used to dispense kombucha. Reason I got the kegerator, is that no one could keep up the maintenance, hence this thread. I have golden brown stuff lining the faucet, and wondered how to get it out without damaging the faucet finish. I am assuming its lime or calcium buildup because I soaked it in oxyclean and scrubbed with a brush and not much happened. Anyone have any advice? Thanks in advance!
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Old 02-26-2013, 12:56 PM   #2
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If it is lime or calcium a vinegar soak should work.

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Old 02-26-2013, 01:14 PM   #3
Mar 2012
, MA
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My suggestion is to replace the faucet with a Perlick 525SS and never worry about constant maintenance again! Just run cleaner through the faucet when you do your lines and occasionally break it down.

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