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Old 07-11-2008, 07:04 PM   #11
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Pffffffft... no trash can?

How is the pour, Ed? Even at 2 psi I'd expect a good deal of foam going through nothing but the dip tube.
Pretty good. It worked well at NHC as I was wondering the same thing. You just need to crank it down and you are good to go. Just vent the keg first to start.



 
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Old 07-11-2008, 08:20 PM   #12
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looks great ed. thx for the pics.



 
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Old 07-11-2008, 08:26 PM   #13
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I have thought about this for when I build a portable. If you took the dip tube and cut it short you could attach a silicone hose with weighted pickup. Turn the tap around facing inward so when keg is laying on its side the tap would still have pour position.
That's a great idea. Perhaps the only change I would make is to use 16G CO2 carts instead of a 20oz.

 
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Old 07-11-2008, 08:28 PM   #14
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Is the only advantage of the paintball gauges so that you don't have to turn your head to the side when you're adjusting the pressure?
Plz explain?

 
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Old 07-11-2008, 08:40 PM   #15
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Plz explain?
If you use the adapter only to change the regulator, the gauges are off by 90 degrees. The kit has new gauges that are re-oriented so they are right side up when on the bottle. My regulator had a broken guage, so I decided to get the new ones too.

Here's the kit.


 
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Old 07-12-2008, 06:28 AM   #16
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however you could just hold the 20oz tank in your hand as you ajust the regulator and have it oriented any way you choose.
so long as its set back up right before despincing you will be fine

I have had a set up like this for a few years, and yes they fall over really easy when you are on grass or unlevel stuff like dirt, river-bed shore ect. i made a little boot for mine with some 2x4s and a chunk of OSB, however the only thing that ever broke on mine was the tap handle, but 9 times out of 10 it was a kid or dog that did it running by to fast or kicking a ball ect

Edwort thoes rubber clad gauges are tite! nice setup


 
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Now you need one of these bad boys, and you'll be all set.

http://www.medicalproductsdirect.com/oxtaaccycaho.html




Plus you can use it for retirement!
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Now you need one of these bad boys, and you'll be all set.

http://www.medicalproductsdirect.com/oxtaaccycaho.html




Plus you can use it for retirement!
Sweet! I bet Harbor Freight has something like that for $20

 
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however you could just hold the 20oz tank in your hand as you ajust the regulator and have it oriented any way you choose.
so long as its set back up right before despincing you will be fine

I have had a set up like this for a few years, and yes they fall over really easy when you are on grass or unlevel stuff like dirt, river-bed shore ect. i made a little boot for mine with some 2x4s and a chunk of OSB, however the only thing that ever broke on mine was the tap handle, but 9 times out of 10 it was a kid or dog that did it running by to fast or kicking a ball ect

Edwort thoes rubber clad gauges are tite! nice setup
A simple base from OSB & 2x4's would be just the right thing.

Hmmm, where could I get some scrap 2x4's and OSB.......

 
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Old 07-13-2008, 03:45 AM   #20
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A simple base from OSB & 2x4's would be just the right thing.

Hmmm, where could I get some scrap 2x4's and OSB.......

I wonder if that CO2 tank would fit in one of those aluminum flag pole stands? Would be easy to port around due to it weight.



 
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