Quick disconncects are loose? - Home Brew Forums

Register Now!
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Bottling/Kegging > Quick disconncects are loose?

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 09-06-2008, 02:34 AM   #1
Wrathbone
Recipes 
 
Apr 2008
Santa Monica, CA
Posts: 277
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts



First time kegger here.

When pouring my beer (from a picnic tap) it flows very slowly. However, if I put some weight on top of the disconnect, it flows beautifully.

I have new poppets, the disconnects are new. What could be the problem?
__________________


On Deck:
Primary- Reboot Pale
Secondary-
Kegged/Aging-
On Tap- Experimental Pumpkin Wheat-ish


 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2008, 07:15 PM   #2
Sherpa FE
The < 1% Club
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
Sherpa FE's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Oct 2007
Blairsville, Georgia
Posts: 815
Liked 18 Times on 14 Posts


Maybe the posts themselves need to be replaced on the Keg? A lillte worn out or something?
__________________
No matter how much money you THINK you are saving by brewing beer, you are still just pissing money away

 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2008, 07:27 PM   #3
Donasay
Recipes 
 
Oct 2007
Boston
Posts: 1,567
Liked 8 Times on 8 Posts


Did you put the disconnects on the wrong posts, the posts are actually different sizes and so are the corresponding poppets. So if you put the gas on the liquid post it could be loose. This happens a lot with first time keggers who put the posts back on thinking they are interchangeable.
__________________
No matter how rich you are, you can still only drink 16 or 17 liters of beer a day.

Quote:
Originally Posted by quixotic View Post
The true definition of an addiction: not stopping even when a dog is having his way with you.:D
http://www.solutionsinmetal.com/

 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2008, 10:59 PM   #4
Steel-Reserve
Recipes 
 
Jun 2008
San Diego, CA
Posts: 82

how can you tell if the post are on backwards? i have a small leak somewhere and i cant find it.. my corny's dont have "in" or out" written on them.. i have some that are different shapes for unsrewing, but this particular corny just has the same for both....

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How much water so you loose? aaronbeer General Techniques 3 03-28-2009 12:15 PM
Help before I loose an eye! AnOldUR Bottling/Kegging 9 09-10-2007 07:29 PM
Loose Lid woosterhoot Bottling/Kegging 0 08-26-2007 11:16 PM
Loose hops Dark_Ale Recipes/Ingredients 4 05-31-2007 04:49 AM
Loose Caps Nashbrew Bottling/Kegging 4 12-08-2005 10:19 PM


Forum Jump