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Offline Philbrew

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o-ring lube for corny kegs?
« on: March 15, 2015, 03:42:34 AM »
I got an old corny keg set up from a neighbor that got out of brewing 6-7 years ago.  He said I needed to lube the lid o-ring with something but he couldn't remember what it was.  I can't find that at the online brew suppliers.  Anyone have info on this?
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Re: o-ring lube for corny kegs?
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2015, 03:59:00 AM »
It's called Keg Lube. Your LHBS should have it.
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Re: o-ring lube for corny kegs?
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2015, 04:46:39 AM »
Or you can pick up silicon grease from your local Lowes or Home Depot. Look in the faucet repair supplies.
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Re: o-ring lube for corny kegs?
« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2015, 06:52:04 AM »
Or just use petroleum jelly...
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Re: o-ring lube for corny kegs?
« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2015, 11:05:15 AM »
i like the food grade lube-sold many places.
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Re: o-ring lube for corny kegs?
« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2015, 02:51:24 PM »
I've got a leaky cornie lid and just picked up some keg lube. How much do you use?  I assume a light coating all the way around?

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Re: o-ring lube for corny kegs?
« Reply #6 on: March 15, 2015, 03:13:30 PM »
Yes.  I put a small dab on the tip of my index finger then rub that all around all sides of the o-ring. 

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Re: o-ring lube for corny kegs?
« Reply #7 on: March 15, 2015, 03:46:59 PM »
Astroglide works wonders on an o-ring.
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Re: o-ring lube for corny kegs?
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Re: o-ring lube for corny kegs?
« Reply #9 on: March 16, 2015, 12:12:24 AM »
^^This. You will throw your nasty Keg Lube away. It washes away in hot water.

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Re: o-ring lube for corny kegs?
« Reply #10 on: March 16, 2015, 01:15:10 AM »
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It washes away in hot water.

This sounds like a good thing to me. Am I missing something?

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Re: o-ring lube for corny kegs?
« Reply #11 on: March 16, 2015, 03:00:28 AM »

Yes.  I put a small dab on the tip of my index finger then rub that all around all sides of the o-ring.

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Re: o-ring lube for corny kegs?
« Reply #12 on: March 16, 2015, 12:07:33 PM »
I believe this thread has officially been derailed;)
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Re: o-ring lube for corny kegs?
« Reply #13 on: March 16, 2015, 04:55:01 PM »
^^This. You will throw your nasty Keg Lube away. It washes away in hot water.
Which washes away in hot water, Keg Lube or CIP??
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Re: o-ring lube for corny kegs?
« Reply #14 on: March 16, 2015, 04:56:35 PM »
I believe this thread has officially been derailed;)

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