Replace poppet valve

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One of my valves is not closing and I have gotten a new poppet for it.

However none of the rachets I have tried are "deep" enough to fit over the whole valve and reach the "bolt" if you will where it joins the keg.

What can I use to unscrew the poppet valve so I an replace it?

Thanks.
 

bustermonkey2

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You can use a 7/8" wrench- the closed end is 12 points that fit the liquid out posts. I just changed a poppet out yesterday.
 

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One of my valves is not closing and I have gotten a new poppet for it.

However none of the rachets I have tried are "deep" enough to fit over the whole valve and reach the "bolt" if you will where it joins the keg.

What can I use to unscrew the poppet valve so I an replace it?

Thanks.
I use a box end wrench they work great, it should be either 11/16 or 7/8.
 
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riiight duh
i have an adjustable so i actually dont have any wrenchs
thats why i havent tried any
ill borrow a set and hopefully get that changed out
thanks guys
 

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Downs I would just buy a cheap set of wrenches as you will be taking the kegs apart from time to time just for cleaning and o ring replacement.
 
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Springer,

Good point, I've gotten by with ratchets, pliers and adjustables until now but it looks like to do things properly i should get some wrenches.

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