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Title: Putting kegs into storage
Post by: ckpash88 on September 24, 2011, 06:02:40 PM
So I have 4 5 gallon pin lock kegs the I have been using but since I had to move the kegerator had to go bye bye. I want to keep my kegs but I may not use them for atleast a year or two. How should I prep them for storage any pointers?

Or should I not take the time and just sell them?
Title: Re: Putting kegs into storage
Post by: euge on September 24, 2011, 06:09:12 PM
So I have 4 5 gallon pin lock kegs the I have been using but since I had to move the kegerator had to go bye bye. I want to keep my kegs but I may not use them for atleast a year or two. How should I prep them for storage any pointers?

Or should I not take the time and just sell them?

Clean, sanitize and pressurize.
Title: Re: Putting kegs into storage
Post by: ckpash88 on September 24, 2011, 06:36:16 PM
Should I have any liquid with anything it when I pressurize or do I let it dry out?
Title: Re: Putting kegs into storage
Post by: Joe Sr. on September 24, 2011, 06:47:49 PM
I don't think it matters.  IF you pressurize right after you sanitize, you,ll have some liquid left over but it shouldn't be anything to worry about.

I certainly wouldn't sell them.  Prices keep going up for used kegs, so if you have space keep em.
Title: Re: Putting kegs into storage
Post by: ckpash88 on September 24, 2011, 07:49:01 PM
Would starsan work for the sanitization can skittles stay in the keg when I pressurize?
Title: Re: Putting kegs into storage
Post by: ckpash88 on September 24, 2011, 08:08:24 PM
iPhones there darn autocorrect    can it stay* not skittles lol
Title: Re: Putting kegs into storage
Post by: tubercle on September 24, 2011, 08:15:17 PM
I clean mine and turn upside-down and leave them. It doesn't matter. You're going to re-clean and re-sanitize them again before you use them. Just make sure there isn't any gunk left in them.
Title: Re: Putting kegs into storage
Post by: Hokerer on September 25, 2011, 01:51:34 AM
iPhones there darn autocorrect    can it stay* not skittles lol

You've checked out this site, right? 

http://damnyouautocorrect.com/ (http://damnyouautocorrect.com/)
Title: Re: Putting kegs into storage
Post by: oscarvan on September 27, 2011, 03:32:07 AM
Do NOT put Skittles in there.   ;D

I store mine with some sanitizer in there......