How do you remove a stuck keg post?
Remove Old Posts – With a Socket, remove the old posts from your keg by unscrewing counter clockwise. (You can also use a wrench to do this, but be careful not to damage or strip your posts when trying to unscrew, especially if you are just replacing the poppets inside and will still be using the old posts).
How tight should a corny keg post be?
For tightening the keg posts it should be tight but not too tight that the o-rings are damaged. Turn the wrench with one finger until it can not go further.
How do I know what type of corny keg I have?
One of the easiest ways to tell is to look at the top of the keg. If the rubber handles are full circles they are Firestone/Spartanburg. If the rubber is notched in the post area then it is a Cornelius type.
Why is my keg tap leaking?
The interior seal (also called the valve seat or shaft seat) is worn out or degraded. In the most common beer faucets used in kegerators and commercial tap systems, the seal is a simple rubber washer. Replace this piece for a better seal to stop beer from seeping through.
Can you remove tap from keg?
How To Remove A Keg Tap. Once your keg has been kicked, and the party is officially over, just disengage the tap handle by pulling out and up on it.
How do you replace A Corny keg post?
Purchase Replacement Posts and Poppets – Once you identify which type of keg you have, purchase Replacement Corny Keg Posts and Corny Keg Poppets Remove Old Posts – With a Socket, remove the old posts from your keg by unscrewing counter clockwise.
How to remove poppets from a keg post?
Old soda and beer may be dried in there and creating a strong seal. That is why we recommend using a Corny Keg Post Socket for removing them. This is a good time to clean the threads where the post screws onto. Pop Out The Poppet – Once you have removed the post, the poppet should be stuck inside the post.
Why are the posts on my kegerator hard to remove?
Sometimes the posts are hard to get off because they have not been removed in years. Old soda and beer may be dried in there and creating a strong seal. That is why we recommend using a Corny Keg Post Socket for removing them. This is a good time to clean the threads where the post screws onto.
How do I know what type of keg I have?
Identify Type of Keg – The Very first thing you need to identify is whether you have a Ball Lock or Pin Lock Keg, and the type of keg that it is. There are different posts for different kegs; Cornelius, Firestone Challenger, Super Challenger, etc. (Usually markings on the side of your keg that will help you identify which type of keg you have.