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GroosBrewz

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Hey guys.. Just got a new 4-keg system.. Having to use picninc taps for now until I find a fridge to build my kegerator.. Anyway, they came with stock 5 foot picnic taps.. I bought 50 feet of 3/16 ID tubing at MAcMaster car for .15 a foot and I want to replace the lines because I know if I dont I will have nothing but foam.. So, whats the recommended beer line length for 3/16 ID tubing? Thanks in advance!
 

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assuming your serving pressure is 10-12 psi, start with 10ft and cut back as necessary. i have about 8 or 9 ft on my lines.
 

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i have 6 foot on my picnic taps, no issues. 10-12 lbs.
 

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I just upgraded from 5ft to 10. I use picnic taps as well and this has helped tremendously. Although i keep my beers at 14psi cause I like mine a littel warmer than some ~43F
 

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More line means more beer in the lines that is getting warm (granted it really isnt that much though). So dont go crazy w/ length. Seems 6-10 ft is about right.
 
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