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Old 11-18-2008, 07:50 PM   #1
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I just got a couple of Pin Lock kegs. The o-rings are sticky so I think it may have had soda in them before so I will replace those but how do I know if the poppits need to be replaced to?
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Old 11-18-2008, 08:25 PM   #2
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take them out, look at them and see if the rubber seals look worn out. If in doubt, replace them. Its a real pain to deal with bad poppits once the brew is in the keg.

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Old 11-18-2008, 08:33 PM   #3
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Rig a way to presurize the keg with air.

If the poppet leaks, despite using a little keg lube, replace it.

Life is too short to have a weak, leaky, poppet.

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Old 11-18-2008, 10:44 PM   #4
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+1 pressurize and check. I would still replace the O rings, regardless, but this way you know id you need to order poppets as well.

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