Connecting my corny keg at a wedding event.

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I have to adapt my cornelius kegs to their commercial fittings. I assumed I had 1/4" NPT female to tie into his stuff. Apparently there's a thing called "beer thread"?

I have the wrong parts.

This is a picture of the venue's end of the thing.
 

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Random stuff that I bought when I thought I knew where I was headed.

The wedding is this coming Saturday October 1st. So I've got less than a week to get my **** together.
 

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My 30 year old son ordered me a set of reducers through Amazon. They're supposed to get here Wednesday.


2PCS Female Flare (FFL) to Male Beer Thread Adapter Commercial SANKE to Homebrew Ball Lock

That’s exactly what you need.
 

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My 30 year old son ordered me a set of reducers through Amazon. They're supposed to get here Wednesday.


2PCS Female Flare (FFL) to Male Beer Thread Adapter Commercial SANKE to Homebrew Ball Lock


Now that you have ordered those adapters, make sure the venue has good gaskets for their tubing nuts, or order your own for insurance.
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My 30 year old son ordered me a set of reducers through Amazon. They're supposed to get here Wednesday.


2PCS Female Flare (FFL) to Male Beer Thread Adapter Commercial SANKE to Homebrew Ball Lock


China is some design stealing MFers, that's for sure.
 

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I hope there is a really long run of that thick pipe or a big height difference from where you are putting your corney to the tap.
But I expect the wedding venue can serve beer normally so their system must be balanced. My keg fridge would be so full of pipe at that diameter I'd have to leave a keg out I reckon.
Genius idea the reducer to MFL well done @Bobby_M
 
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It's only about 4 ft from The keg to the tap, but there should be no problem with the hose length unless you mean some other issue then just plain distance?
 
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So I'm totally inexperienced at this and my friend had experience with regular Big beer manufacturing kegs. We were drinking when we reassemble these things. What's wrong with this picture?
 

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I continue living my life as a bad example so others may learn from my mistakes.
 

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I got some nicer kegs from my lineup.

The other two are empty and rinsed out.
 

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It's only about 4 ft from The keg to the tap, but there should be no problem with the hose length unless you mean some other issue then just plain distance?
I think he is referring to the carbonation level in your keg and how distance and back pressure affect things. With 10 foot of line most of my beers are carbonated to ~12psi. With a shorter run of hose I would get a bunch of foaming.
 
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I never achieved much carbonation. I tapped two kegs. The guests drank most of one and almost none of the other.

Two people I trust their opinion commented the beer was good.

I think something changed between decanting and serving. I am wondering about line cleaning... ...again, I'm really new at kegging and it was someone else's system.

I'm thinking I'll bottle the remains.

My older two sons each made a tap handle. One is a 50 year old ice fishing rod handle that got chopped up.

The other is a piece of beaver wood/driftwood I brought back from a Northern MN canoe trip about 15 years ago.

I wouldn't have had the heart to butcher either momento.
 

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