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Old 10-21-2008, 03:20 AM   #1
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Default Quick connects for a CO2 manifold

Has anyone ever used quick disconnects for air systems (like this House of Tools - Interchange 1/4" Quick Coupler - Air Tools & Compressors Air Accessories Fittings & Couplers - Item Description) on their CO2 manifold? My biggest worry would be that they don't quite seal properly and lead to excessive leakage. I was hoping to use these quick disconnects along with isolation valves to make adding and subtracting kegs from the system easier. Any thoughts?



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Old 10-21-2008, 03:23 AM   #2

I use one between my tank/reg and the chest freezer and it works fine with no leaks.

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Old 10-21-2008, 04:04 AM   #3
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I have also used them and they have worked great. Mine did not leak.
The pictures are small but this is what I used. They come in handy from time to time.

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Old 10-21-2008, 12:14 PM   #4
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If you are worried about leaks, simply put a Shutoff valve between the Manifold and the quick connect, and shut the line off when it is disconnected.

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