co2 regulator issue

Discussion in 'Home Bar' started by jlordi12, Jan 12, 2013.

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  1. jlordi12

    jlordi12 Devotee (492) Jun 8, 2011 Massachusetts
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    if my pressure is different when not attached to a keg than when it is attached, is my regulator busted? I have it set to ~10 then attach to the keg and it drops to 5 psi. Anyone ever experienced this?
     
  2. organicbrewer

    organicbrewer Disciple (375) Aug 6, 2005 Pennsylvania
    Industry

    This means that co2 is moving from tank through the regulator. Usually there will be a noticeable change in on the regulator when there is a large difference between keg and set pressure. If you leave it hooked up does it eventually get up to the set pressure? If not you probably have a leak in your system.
     
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  3. jlordi12

    jlordi12 Devotee (492) Jun 8, 2011 Massachusetts
    Beer Trader

    Possibly. THank you
     
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