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Old 11-04-2007, 08:32 PM   #11
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I'll cut corners and such as much as anybody, but for $2.75 why would you bother to substitute. A tube lasts a long, long-long, LONG, long time.....

I got mine with the corny's and ball lock fittings from here, but ya must be ordering some stuff on a fairly regular basis from somebody that carries it...

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Yes and it is also never a good idea to double bag it either, rubber on rubber can cause trouble as well.
I always thought 'double baggers' were equal to 'butter faces' (but-her face).
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Old 11-05-2007, 04:59 PM   #12
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It is definitely fine to use!!!! It is designed for lubrication faucets., washers, etc in your faucets. It is FDA compliant. I use a different brand, but the advantage is that almost any hardware store should have it in stock. I can almost gaurantee it is exactly the same stuff as keg lube

Here's a link to their website.

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Old 11-05-2007, 05:05 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by olllllo
The other concern would be the reaction between the lube an d the rubber o-rings. I don't know what plumbers lube is, but if it's petroleum based, then that would be a no-no.

Vaseline and rubber(s) don't mix. Basic Health 101.
That was my standard answer to this question, but apparently keg lube is petroleum-based, so what do I know?

Maybe the keg lube people are owned by the people who make replacement o-rings?
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