Keg post parts need replaced
  • C_BC_B
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    The plastic pieces. They're all nasty and need to be replaced. Even the gas post diptube is plastic. Can I get a different post that doesn't use plastic?
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  • ThymThym
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    I think those parts are needed for your model of keg due to the design of the threaded posts, something you cant really change.

    Mine do not use those spacers.
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  • Aren't they all the same thread? Could you order a ball lock conversion kit and get all the parts you need?
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  • ThymThym
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    Aren't they all the same thread? Could you order a ball lock conversion kit and get all the parts you need?


    Those are ball lock posts. I need to take some pictures of mine for comparison
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  • ThymThym
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    Btw, thats the mold thats ruining your beer. You need to replace every non-metallic thing. Lines, poppets, faucets, orings. Everything.
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  • C_BC_B
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    Lakewood said:

    Btw, thats the mold thats ruining your beer. You need to replace every non-metallic thing. Lines, poppets, faucets, orings. Everything.



    Well maybe. The problem I'm having seems to be starting in the fermenter. Or at least that's where it's becoming obvious. So, before this step. Also, yes, everything needs replaced.
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  • C_BC_B
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    Lakewood said:

    I think those parts are needed for your model of keg due to the design of the threaded posts, something you cant really change.

    Mine do not use those spacers.



    I'm pretty sure this is the only keg that uses these spacers. They're stupid.
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  • ThymThym
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    C_B said:

    Lakewood said:

    I think those parts are needed for your model of keg due to the design of the threaded posts, something you cant really change.

    Mine do not use those spacers.



    I'm pretty sure this is the only keg that uses these spacers. They're stupid.

    Sell the keg?
    The only thing between me and a train wreck is blind luck..... - Kenny
  • C_BC_B
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    Lakewood said:

    C_B said:

    Lakewood said:

    I think those parts are needed for your model of keg due to the design of the threaded posts, something you cant really change.

    Mine do not use those spacers.



    I'm pretty sure this is the only keg that uses these spacers. They're stupid.

    Sell the keg?


    It's a thought.
    "On it. I hate software." ~Cpt Snarklepants
  • ThymThym
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    C_B said:

    Lakewood said:

    C_B said:

    Lakewood said:

    I think those parts are needed for your model of keg due to the design of the threaded posts, something you cant really change.

    Mine do not use those spacers.



    I'm pretty sure this is the only keg that uses these spacers. They're stupid.

    Sell the keg?


    It's a thought.


    Ebay.
    The only thing between me and a train wreck is blind luck..... - Kenny
  • Lakewood said:

    Aren't they all the same thread? Could you order a ball lock conversion kit and get all the parts you need?


    Those are ball lock posts. I need to take some pictures of mine for comparison


    Yeah, I was just thinking if he got the posts, poppets, orings, and bushings it would all fit and work together.
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  • ThymThym
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    Lakewood said:

    Aren't they all the same thread? Could you order a ball lock conversion kit and get all the parts you need?


    Those are ball lock posts. I need to take some pictures of mine for comparison


    Yeah, I was just thinking if he got the posts, poppets, orings, and bushings it would all fit and work together.


    I think its the little threaded nipple on the keg side that is different. But maybe not.
    The only thing between me and a train wreck is blind luck..... - Kenny
  • C_BC_B
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    Lakewood said:

    Lakewood said:

    Aren't they all the same thread? Could you order a ball lock conversion kit and get all the parts you need?


    Those are ball lock posts. I need to take some pictures of mine for comparison


    Yeah, I was just thinking if he got the posts, poppets, orings, and bushings it would all fit and work together.


    I think its the little threaded nipple on the keg side that is different. But maybe not.


    This. I need to tare down another keg to compare.
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  • ThymThym
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    Might to tear the other one down too. Im not sure the weight difference will tell you much.

    C_B
    The only thing between me and a train wreck is blind luck..... - Kenny
  • J_ReeJ_Ree
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    C_B said:

    Lakewood said:

    C_B said:

    Lakewood said:

    I think those parts are needed for your model of keg due to the design of the threaded posts, something you cant really change.

    Mine do not use those spacers.



    I'm pretty sure this is the only keg that uses these spacers. They're stupid.

    Sell the keg?


    It's a thought.


    I'll give you $30 shipped (not joke)
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  • ThymThym
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    C_B said:

    Lakewood said:

    C_B said:

    Lakewood said:

    I think those parts are needed for your model of keg due to the design of the threaded posts, something you cant really change.

    Mine do not use those spacers.



    I'm pretty sure this is the only keg that uses these spacers. They're stupid.

    Sell the keg?


    It's a thought.


    I'll give you $30 shipped (not joke)


    Id suggest 30 + shipping is a fair price.
    The only thing between me and a train wreck is blind luck..... - Kenny
  • ThymThym
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    But thats between yoos toos.
    The only thing between me and a train wreck is blind luck..... - Kenny
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    Money deals are best done through PM.
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  • C_BC_B
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    C_B said:

    Lakewood said:

    C_B said:

    Lakewood said:

    I think those parts are needed for your model of keg due to the design of the threaded posts, something you cant really change.

    Mine do not use those spacers.



    I'm pretty sure this is the only keg that uses these spacers. They're stupid.

    Sell the keg?


    It's a thought.


    I'll give you $30 shipped (not joke)


    Ha!
    "On it. I hate software." ~Cpt Snarklepants
  • C_BC_B
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    Lakewood said:

    Money deals are best done through PM.



    Nah, I just need your social security number and bank account information.
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  • J_ReeJ_Ree
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    C_B said:

    Lakewood said:

    Money deals are best done through PM.



    Nah, I just need your social security number and bank account information.


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  • J_ReeJ_Ree
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    Lakewood said:

    C_B said:

    Lakewood said:

    C_B said:

    Lakewood said:

    I think those parts are needed for your model of keg due to the design of the threaded posts, something you cant really change.

    Mine do not use those spacers.



    I'm pretty sure this is the only keg that uses these spacers. They're stupid.

    Sell the keg?


    It's a thought.


    I'll give you $30 shipped (not joke)


    Id suggest 30 + shipping is a fair price.


    Depends what shipping is.
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