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Old 11-18-2007, 03:04 PM   #1
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I don't have a shut-off manifold for my CO2 as of yet, and I am wondering if simply leaving the ball lock fittings disconnected will bleed CO2? I filled the fittings with star-san, and no bubbles were coming up so I assume it's ok.


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Old 11-18-2007, 03:50 PM   #2
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They have their own little poppet valves. Disconnect away.
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Old 11-18-2007, 03:59 PM   #3
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The check valves in connectors are one of the few components I've never had trouble with, they always seal.
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