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Old 07-01-2017, 01:57 PM   #21
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The homebrewcompany currently has a pack of 3 used ones for £108, beer line with tap for £14 and a reg for £70 or thereabouts (if those are what you want), which with forum discount is about £180 exl postage. Advantage with 3 is that you always have two on tap and the next one conditioning, them being secondhand isn't really an issue as they are all metal so inside damage/scratches etc are rare. A spare washer set is also worth considering getting to have to hand.
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If you can get to Sunderland, Ashley gases in ryhope do a 6.5kg for £40 deposit, £9.91 refill. Got mine from there no bother.
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I'll look on it!
It might the way ahead tbh!
Only 19 mile away..not on Tyne tunnel.
£40 quid is good..& once I go it be plain sailing!
I'll tell how I get on.
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The homebrewcompany currently has a pack of 3 used ones for £108, beer line with tap for £14 and a reg for £70 or thereabouts (if those are what you want), which with forum discount is about £180 exl postage. Advantage with 3 is that you always have two on tap and the next one conditioning, them being secondhand isn't really an issue as they are all metal so inside damage/scratches etc are rare. A spare washer set is also worth considering getting to have to hand.
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That good..
But thinking one at the moment is nuff to handle!! Lol
Info overload...but I'll get there..
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So!!
The corni kit..delivered by weds..check!
A tank from Sunderland on Monday..check!
Clean it all and look more on the forum and YouTube...check!
Phewwww! Me head is buzzing
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You can keg condition by using priming sugar in the keg. I do this as saves on gas (you still need a burst of CO2 to seal the lid and to dispense). Has its disadvantages but works for me, so an option for you to consider.
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You can keg condition by using priming sugar in the keg. I do this as saves on gas (you still need a burst of CO2 to seal the lid and to dispense). Has its disadvantages but works for me, so an option for you to consider.
A good idea..
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You dont need a keg fridge, however it will make life easier,
But if you have a spot that you can maintain a constant cool temp, it can be done. I manage most of the year OK needing a shelf chiller for the summer months.
It does involve a bit more active management of the co2 pressure and the natural level of condition can swing somewhat with the seasons meaning i can serve some fizzy bitters mid winter.
You can also use a bit more co2 as its always wise to vent a keg prior to pouring from it to counter any condition loss and overpressurisation of the keg.

shelf chillers cant be enclosed without overheating and can be quite noisy in a quiet home, so if your pockets are deep you could look at a flash chiller like the pygmys http://www.lindr.cz/products/pygmy-25k These connect to a keg and are ready to serve chilled beer at the flick of a switch..

even with a party tap its a good idea to insert a length of restricting 3/16" microline before the tap if you intent to keep kegs at condition maintaining levels of pressure. without it you will need to reduce the keg pressure to nominal to serve foam free..
look at the price!!!
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Well before I get onto beer lines n stuff..the corni keg will be delivered well before doing my kegirator type of thing!!
So thought this was better than a party tap! Don't u think
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NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!

thats as much use as a chocolate T-pot perhaps i exaggerate a tad, but in order to use that you will need to drop the keg pressure to a nominal pressure well below the level to retain hardly any condition.. And any option to hack it to include a length of pressure reducing microline will cost a lot more than you will want to spend... I know cos i once thought it would be a good idea myself
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Agree with Fil, I started on one of those and it just gives you a glass of foam.
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