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Offline PORTERHAUS

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1/4 inch beer shanks
« on: March 06, 2017, 12:38:35 PM »
Besides the obvious of using a 1/4 inch bore beer shank on a system with 1/4 beer line, you would not use them with 3/16 beer line right? A 1/4 in system would be one with much longer distance?

I only ask because Im going to upgrade to stainless forward seal taps. I might as well get stainless shanks but, More Beer only has stainless shanks with 1/4 bore. Shopping around I do see other places have 3/16 stainless shanks I just thought it was weird More Beer did not. My question basically is you would not mix a 1/4 bore shank with a 3/16 system right? Im sure I already know the answer just throwing it out there.

Offline Stevie

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Re: 1/4 inch beer shanks
« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2017, 02:47:50 PM »
1/4" bore is standard for shanks. You're good. Check Rite Brew first. They have solid deals on draft parts.

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Re: 1/4 inch beer shanks
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2017, 06:22:23 PM »
Hey thanks, they have some nice prices.

Offline JT

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Re: 1/4 inch beer shanks
« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2017, 02:34:36 AM »
Yeah I use 1/4" shanks and 3/16" line.  No worries. 

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Offline stpug

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Re: 1/4 inch beer shanks
« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2017, 06:13:29 PM »
Yeah I use 1/4" shanks and 3/16" line.  No worries. 

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