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Old 02-18-2008, 07:19 PM   #1
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I'm thinking about starting to keg my beers and I have an old CO2 regulator in my shop. The tank has two gauges but the one gauge for the outlet pressure doesn't go low enough. Is it possible to replace that gauge with one that has better resolution at lower pressures?
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Old 02-18-2008, 07:37 PM   #2
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Without knowing the peticulars of your regulator I don't see any reason why you couldn't put a lower number gauge on it.
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Old 02-18-2008, 07:55 PM   #3
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I don't see why it wouldn't work either, however if the gauge pressure range is higher than you need, the pressure range of the regulator may be too high also, making it difficult (if not impossible) to adjust it to a consistent pressure in the range needed for kegging.

 
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Old 02-18-2008, 08:02 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by Funkenjaeger
I don't see why it wouldn't work either, however if the gauge pressure range is higher than you need, the pressure range of the regulator may be too high also, making it difficult (if not impossible) to adjust it to a consistent pressure in the range needed for kegging.
That's what I'm afraid of, the regulator not working with a much lower pressure than what it was made for. The gauges are only 7-8 dollars so maybe I'll just get one and see. Thanks.
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