Pin-lock "to" Pin-lock conversion question

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initnull

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Hi, i currently own 6 kegs, 3 Firestone R pin-lock and 3 Cornelius R pin-lock. Has anyone ever tried to convert the firestone keg posts to cornelius keg posts ? The cornelius posts seems to fit well on the firestone kegs even if they are slightly bigger.

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Cornelius R (pin lock)
Gas 19/32" - 18 (2-pin)
Liquid 19/32" - 18 (3-pin)

Firestone A, Firestone R, John Wood RA, John Wood RC (pin lock)
Gas 9/16" - 18 (2-pin)
Liquid 9/16" - 18 (3-pin)
 

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OK I'll bite, why would you want to do this? I would not recommend this as you could damage the threads or they might not seal. Basically it comes down to why?
 

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Why not just buy quick disconnect swivel nuts and swap back and forth between ball and pin? They are like $2
 

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Why not just buy quick disconnect swivel nuts and swap back and forth between ball and pin? They are like $2
They are all pin lock kegs, the post threads are just different. I am guessing it is so OP won't have to worry when disassembling multiple kegs to keep the firestone/corny post seperate or go through the hassle of measuring each one with a vernier to make sure it is the right size (unless he has already disassembled the kegs and the real question is can I slap any post anywhere - or some of the post are damaged and the firestone/corny ones are 3x the price)
If it is just to make it easier when cleaning multiple kegs see if you can get some coloured o-rings and use one colour for firestone and another for corny.
But I am jumping the gun really so I will sit back and wait to here from OP :)
 
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