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#1 StankDelicious

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Posted 07 September 2019 - 06:22 AM

I had ordered a couple of kegs a while back, but never got around to using them. When I went to keg my brown ale last night, BOTH of the god damned things had leaks on the seams where the tops of the keg meets the main body.

 

Would it be possible to get some plumbing solder and patch them up? It is too late to return them.


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#2 HVB

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Posted 07 September 2019 - 06:27 AM

If you want to solder I would use silver solder. My worry would be if the inside would still have a void for nasties to hide.

Brewhardware.com has a silver solder package with solder and Flux. I have used it many times on my fermenters.
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#3 Zsasz

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Posted 07 September 2019 - 06:32 AM

I've never heard of this kind of leak.  i was expecting this to be about o-rings or the lid or something.


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Posted 07 September 2019 - 06:35 AM

Yeah, me too.   That's a bummer.


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#5 djinkc

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Posted 07 September 2019 - 07:18 AM

If you want to solder I would use silver solder. My worry would be if the inside would still have a void for nasties to hide.

Brewhardware.com has a silver solder package with solder and Flux. I have used it many times on my fermenters.

I agree.  I would still complain and ask for a refund or replacement


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#6 denny

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Posted 07 September 2019 - 02:03 PM

I agree.  I would still complain and ask for a refund or replacement

 

 

THIS^^^^^


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#7 Zsasz

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Posted 07 September 2019 - 04:29 PM

Yeah, those never should have been sold unless you bought them as scrap metal.
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#8 HVB

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Posted 07 September 2019 - 06:41 PM

Curious, who did you get them from.
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