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Old 05-04-2013, 01:06 PM   #1
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Hey everyone, I'm getting ready to start kegging. I'm a little confused on the size of the gas line. I see some sites selling 1/4" gas line and others 5/16". I realize that its not a huge difference but does it matter? Thanks for any advice


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Shouldn't matter, just get what fits. If I'm remember physics correctly the slightly larger line means it will put more gas into the keg faster but the extra 1/16" diameter shouldn't amount to a fraction of a percent. The regulator is going to release gas into the keg until it hits the set PSI anyhow.

As an aside, I got my keg setup from BeverageFactory.com and they were good to go. If I had to do it over again I would spent the extra $30 or so and upgraded the faucet to a Perlick from the get-go. The el cheapo faucet that came with it had a tendency to foam up the beer. The Perlick works a lot better.
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Thanks for the info and the link. I wasn't aware of that site. For right now in gonna use a picnic tap until I design/build my keezer. I have a pretty good idea what I want, just need to get the official OK from the Minister of Finance
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