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Offline ckpash88

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Putting kegs into storage
« on: September 24, 2011, 11:02:40 AM »
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?
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Re: Putting kegs into storage
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2011, 11:09:12 AM »
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?

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Re: Putting kegs into storage
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2011, 11:36:16 AM »
Should I have any liquid with anything it when I pressurize or do I let it dry out?
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Re: Putting kegs into storage
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2011, 11:47:49 AM »
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.
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Re: Putting kegs into storage
« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2011, 12:49:01 PM »
Would starsan work for the sanitization can skittles stay in the keg when I pressurize?
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Re: Putting kegs into storage
« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2011, 01:08:24 PM »
iPhones there darn autocorrect    can it stay* not skittles lol
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Re: Putting kegs into storage
« Reply #6 on: September 24, 2011, 01:15:17 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.
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Re: Putting kegs into storage
« Reply #7 on: September 24, 2011, 06:51:34 PM »
iPhones there darn autocorrect    can it stay* not skittles lol

You've checked out this site, right? 

http://damnyouautocorrect.com/
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Re: Putting kegs into storage
« Reply #8 on: September 26, 2011, 08:32:07 PM »
Do NOT put Skittles in there.   ;D

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