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Old 07-18-2013, 03:43 PM   #1
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I have two old Cornys from Pepsi and one has the small poppet valve that has "little feat" on it (best way I could describe it) and the other has this "universal poppet" in it which runs like crap and restricts the flow tremendously.
I'm trying to figure out what part to order to fix things. Do I just need another poppet or a new stem. If so - which one..
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Old 07-18-2013, 06:31 PM   #2
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Talk to keg connection I had 2 of those little feet poppets and had a hard time finding one to fit but they sent me a universal popet that works great
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Old 07-20-2013, 07:19 PM   #3
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If the universal poppet it too tight. Just cut one coil off the spring.
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Old 07-20-2013, 07:24 PM   #4
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I have to bend those little feet on every replacement poppet. Now, I just clean the old poppet's and replace the O-rings. Each keg MFR has their own poppets, your LHBS should have a list of what poppets go to what kegs. All my ball-lock kegs have different poppets.

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Old 07-21-2013, 01:42 AM   #5
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Universal poppets should not restrict the flow, if anything increase it there is less material involved for restriction. If your connect poppet is not pushing in all the way to open the valve simply cut a coil off the poppet to reduce tension.
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