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Old 11-04-2007, 10:34 PM   #1
Sep 2007
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I have three 5 gal. pin lock kegs I got in trade from a brother-in-law. Can I just remove the pin lock posts and replace them with ball lock posts? Seems ball lock is the best to use now, but I'm not sure the posts are compatible.

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Old 11-05-2007, 12:15 AM   #2
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You could but 2 posts is about $22 about the going price of a used corny. I have both and just keep 2 sets of disconnects handy. There is no big disadvantage to the pinlocks, the ball locks are just more plentiful.

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Old 11-05-2007, 12:27 AM   #3
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probably not. Even the ball locks I have are different depending on the manufacturer. I have at least three different types and the pieces are not interchangeable at all.
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Old 11-05-2007, 02:09 PM   #4
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Definite no. The threads and hole sizes are different.
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