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Offline dano14041

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Leaks suck!
« on: August 30, 2011, 05:25:02 PM »
I kegged a beer and hooked it up to the gas in my kegerator. I checked tonight to see what pressure I had set it at and all the gauges were all at 0.  :o

Just Damn!

Had to vent! Now back to your regularly scheduled forum.
 
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Re: Leaks suck!
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2011, 05:59:20 PM »
A little late advice now...but I like to spray some starsan solution around the lid and posts of the keg after initial pressurization, just to be sure the keg is properly holding pressure (no leaks). It has saved me many times. Hope this helps.
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Re: Leaks suck!
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2011, 06:04:36 PM »
Thanks!  :D

I should have done something. This is a new (to me) keg.
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Re: Leaks suck!
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2011, 06:10:53 PM »
Well, technically, since the pressure inside the keg is greater than that outside, a leak wouldn't suck, it would blow  ;D
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Re: Leaks suck!
« Reply #4 on: August 30, 2011, 08:08:39 PM »
Well, technically, it depends on which side of the keg you're on and from the beer's perspective, leaks suck.  ;D
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Re: Leaks suck!
« Reply #5 on: August 31, 2011, 12:55:12 AM »
Vacuum leaks suck.  Pressure leaks blow.

Reminds me of a bumper sticker I saw:
"Mean people suck.  Nice people swallow "   :o
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Re: Leaks suck!
« Reply #6 on: August 31, 2011, 03:21:45 AM »
Reminds me of a quote from Hitch-Hikers Guide, something about lemon aid not being so bad, unless it's from the lemon's point of view.
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Re: Leaks suck!
« Reply #7 on: August 31, 2011, 08:03:58 AM »
Reminds me of a quote from Hitch-Hikers Guide, something about lemon aid not being so bad, unless it's from the lemon's point of view.

There is also;

"It's rather unpleasantly like being drunk"
"what's so unpleasant about being drunk?"
"Ask a glass of water sometime"
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Re: Leaks suck!
« Reply #8 on: September 01, 2011, 10:53:39 AM »
Vacuum leaks suck.  Pressure leaks blow.

Reminds me of a bumper sticker I saw:
"Mean people suck.  Nice people swallow "   :o

Wait a minute, that's not right. 
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