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Old 12-26-2008, 03:51 PM   #1
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I kegged a batch of beer last night. I just remembered that I forgot to use keg lube. Do I need to use it or can I keep it as is? I don't really want to open it.


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Old 12-26-2008, 04:09 PM   #2
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As long as it's not leaking, you can leave it alone. Keg lube aids in sealing the keg and preserving the o-rings. Going one round without it won't cause your rings to rot.


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Old 12-26-2008, 04:36 PM   #3
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I suppose i should knock on wood right now, buuuuttttttt, in the 2 years I have been kegging I have not used keg lube once.
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Old 12-26-2008, 05:32 PM   #4
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I never use the stuff unless I have a leak in 3 years I've used it twice
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Old 12-26-2008, 06:04 PM   #5
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I suppose i should knock on wood right now, buuuuttttttt, in the 2 years I have been kegging I have not used keg lube once.
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I never use the stuff unless I have a leak in 3 years I've used it twice
This kind of thing has been my experience too.

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Old 12-27-2008, 03:00 AM   #6
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I use it every time as one more thing on the check list but I can't imagine that the local dive bar uses it at all on their kegs.

Wouldn't worry about it too much.
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Old 12-27-2008, 08:11 AM   #7
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I don't use it unless I`m having problems getting it to seal. No leaks no worries...


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