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Old 08-25-2012, 12:31 PM   #331
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I still use the old style with two carts (I have 2 of those regulators). I can use one CO2 and one N cart when I want to. Do you guys who have both types like one better than the other?
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Old 08-25-2012, 11:18 PM   #332
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Really? Those fit the tap-a-draft?
No. Do not buy threaded.

If you jump to about 10:30 in this video, you'll see the cartridges they sent with the kit (unthreaded).


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Old 08-25-2012, 11:25 PM   #333
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I still use the old style with two carts (I have 2 of those regulators). I can use one CO2 and one N cart when I want to. Do you guys who have both types like one better than the other?
I have both types. 8 gram cartridges are cheaper by the gram, so that's the main reason I like to use the old style tap. The new style tap has a flakier connection between the cartridge and the tap. I'm still using the box of 16 gram cartridges that came with the newer tap, but I even use the 8 gram cartridges in the miller home draft taps (I use a home-made converter). I like using 8 gram units because sometimes 16 grams is not enough to push out all the beer, so can get it delivered with 3 x 8 rather than 2 x 16. I'm not much for the nitrous mix, but that is a benefit to the old tap style. But since you can't get the old taps anymore, really not much to talk about except that if I had a good old style tap, I'd not be in a rush to get the new style.

 
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Old 08-27-2012, 03:16 AM   #334
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Actually, that is not true (former law weasel here). If they have a store return policy posted they don't really have to take them back. That is true in almost every state. Now the ethical thing would be to take them back.
The concept of "Fitness for a Particular Purpose" says that if the seller knows of a particular purpose for which the goods are being purchased, then there is an implied warranty of fitness. So, if they knew you were buying cartridges for a tap-a-draft and told you they would work in it and they don't, the implied warranty has been broken. The seller is obligated to take them back.

 
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Old 08-27-2012, 03:43 PM   #335
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No. Do not buy threaded.

If you jump to about 10:30 in this video, you'll see the cartridges they sent with the kit (unthreaded).

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8YGKqpWp_E
there are others on amazon.com that are not threaded:

http://www.amazon.com/Box-16-gram-CO...ds=16+gram+co2

 
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Old 01-14-2013, 04:57 PM   #336
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Hey guys! I mostly heard about the 8 gram carts system, but I'm about to buy the 16 grams, because it's the only one available.

Have you tried it? Is there 2 carts in it or only one?
If there's only 1 cart, what is the way to use N2 for stout?

 
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Old 01-14-2013, 05:05 PM   #337
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Hey guys! I mostly heard about the 8 gram carts system, but I'm about to buy the 16 grams, because it's the only one available.

Have you tried it? Is there 2 carts in it or only one?
If there's only 1 cart, what is the way to use N2 for stout?
Only one cart in the new system. As for using nitrous with it, I think the truth is, you probably don't. I suppose you could carb it up with CO2 and see if you can just push with nitrous, but I don't know if that would work correctly. Honestly, I was never too impresed with the nitrous pour on my 2 cart system.
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Old 01-14-2013, 09:00 PM   #338
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Hey guys! I mostly heard about the 8 gram carts system, but I'm about to buy the 16 grams, because it's the only one available.

Have you tried it? Is there 2 carts in it or only one?
If there's only 1 cart, what is the way to use N2 for stout?
i have the 2 cart. just use co2, the N2 does nothing, although i still sometime use a mixe of co2/n2 just to save on co2 carts.

Remember, its not the actual gas that does anything for nitro stouts on tap, its the high pressure through the filter nozzle, and i dont think that can be achieved with a TAD.

 
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Old 01-15-2013, 05:14 AM   #339
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i have the 2 cart. just use co2, the N2 does nothing, although i still sometime use a mixe of co2/n2 just to save on co2 carts.

Remember, its not the actual gas that does anything for nitro stouts on tap, its the high pressure through the filter nozzle, and i dont think that can be achieved with a TAD.
Oh I see. Thats great info! Thanks!

 
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Old 01-20-2013, 07:30 PM   #340
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Can you use th TaD System to store non primed beer in and force carbonate one at a time as needed?
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