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Old 04-29-2008, 11:50 PM   #1
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I decided i was going to keg 5 gallons of IPA into two 3 gallon cornys tonight. I started to take out the posts so i could every thing sanitized. Upon removal of one of the IN posts, i discovered the small CO2 tube and the poppet were covered in a brown material. My first thought was rust. I thought it might have been dried beer but i throughly washed these kegs after i emptied them. When i washed them, I didnt disassemble the posts, but i certainly ran a ton of dishsoap and starsan through them. Anyone ever see anything like this. I noticed that inside the suspected post, right above the threads, there is a big dark mark. I am not sure of its rust or maybe some soda gum. Also, the CO2 tube has a split in it, if its rust, maybe thats the source? Thanks!



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Old 04-29-2008, 11:53 PM   #2
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I've only seen that when a keg was soaked in too strong a bleach solution for too long.

 
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Old 04-30-2008, 12:07 AM   #3
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certainly no bleach used here. I was thinking it over, and figured that IF possible, i would just replace the post. Where can you buy a new IN post at? I checked kegconnection, no dice
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Northern Brewer has repair parts. http://www.northernbrewer.com/keg-repair-parts.html
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Thanks for the link.
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Old 05-01-2008, 01:46 PM   #6
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http://www.homebrewtalk.com/reviews/...1&limit=recent

uset his stuff on the post..it will work great.

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