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Idea for cleaning kegs
« on: July 18, 2015, 04:14:03 PM »
I am power washing the deck and I get to thinking to myself "self I have a great idea" "Oh?" I said to myself. Then I thought "this power washer would be a great way to clean the keg I just emptied". Then I thought "self your brilliant", of course I already knew that. So when I finished with my deck I went downstairs and got that keg. I must say that power washer is the way to go. And I didn't use very much water doing it. Unfortunately it would be a bit much to drag my power washer out and set it up every time I empty a keg.
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Re: Idea for cleaning kegs
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2015, 07:29:25 PM »
I am power washing the deck and I get to thinking to myself "self I have a great idea" "Oh?" I said to myself. Then I thought "this power washer would be a great way to clean the keg I just emptied". Then I thought "self your brilliant", of course I already knew that. So when I finished with my deck I went downstairs and got that keg. I must say that power washer is the way to go. And I didn't use very much water doing it. Unfortunately it would be a bit much to drag my power washer out and set it up every time I empty a keg.

Sorry, but I had a good chuckle at this one when I read it.  I bet it didn't take much time at all either.  I wish I had a power washer set up and ready to roll on every cleaning day!  8)

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Re: Idea for cleaning kegs
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2015, 03:38:02 AM »
Well that's one way to do it!  I personally like the recirculating systems.  I use about a gallon of water and a small amount of PBW.  Works like a charm.  I use my keg washer to clean and sanitize kegs and carboys.  I use the pump and a bucket to clean and sanitize my tap lines and faucets. 

For the DIYer https://www.homebrewersassociation.org/pimp-my-system/matts-keg-and-carboy-washer/

To purchase http://www.morebeer.com/products/mark-ii-keg-carboy-washer.html?gclid=CMSnwb2h5sYCFQYvaQodUY0MIg

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Re: Idea for cleaning kegs
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2015, 07:04:13 PM »
Well that's one way to do it!  I personally like the recirculating systems.  I use about a gallon of water and a small amount of PBW.  Works like a charm.  I use my keg washer to clean and sanitize kegs and carboys.  I use the pump and a bucket to clean and sanitize my tap lines and faucets. 

For the DIYer https://www.homebrewersassociation.org/pimp-my-system/matts-keg-and-carboy-washer/

To purchase http://www.morebeer.com/products/mark-ii-keg-carboy-washer.html?gclid=CMSnwb2h5sYCFQYvaQodUY0MIg

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Thanks for the post, I just built the DIY version today after seeing this and it worked great. Will be adding the keg posts this next week. Luckily I had a pump laying around the house.