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Old 05-18-2006, 01:38 AM   #1
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Mar 2006
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About to set up my chest freezer conversion but the beer lines that came pre attached to the tower/faucets have these wierd big wing nuts at the end. These certainly dont connect to the corny kegs. Do I cut them off and then go with barb/clamp set up at the keg end?
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Old 05-18-2006, 01:48 AM   #2
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Small hose clamps are your friend.

Just dont overtighten them.


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Old 05-18-2006, 03:48 AM   #3
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jsut cut them off and like said before, go with clamps... my two kegerators were all comercial units, so they had the same thing...


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Old 05-18-2006, 04:51 PM   #4
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The big wingnuts are for commercial installations, cut them off and attach cornie connectors. I use barbed connections and hose clamps.
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Old 05-21-2006, 10:58 PM   #5
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They are for the sanke kegs, cut them off and go with the corny connections

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Old 05-22-2006, 12:26 AM   #6
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Yup- what these other wise individuals have said
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