Mixed up ball lock valves on korny kegs - HELP!

Discussion in 'Home Bar' started by MannyMcDanny, Apr 2, 2012.

  1. MannyMcDanny

    MannyMcDanny Apr 2, 2012

    So I mixed up my ball lock valves on a korny keg like a complete noob in a rush getting ready for a party and now as you can imagine they are stuck. I have read on here that people have used pliers to get them off when they are stuck like this but I can't understand how pliers would help me at all right now. If anyone has any advice I would really appreciate it! Thanks!
     
  2. Jahsteve

    Jahsteve Feb 2, 2012 Connecticut

    a spark plug socket might work...
     
  3. mikehartigan

    mikehartigan Apr 9, 2007 Illinois

    Not sure how a wrench might be employed. My one experience with this issue ended by simply wrestling it off. In my case, nothing broke. I understand many have not been as lucky.
     
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