Co2 leak test

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  1. Vallka

    Vallka Well-Known Member

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    OK so I'm about to start kegging. what is the best method to check for leaks? Is it using soapy water? This is how I test for leaks im everything else, but everything else isn't precious home brew
     
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    Soapy water can’t get into your lines. That’s how I check lines. Some people use Starsan.
     
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    starsan here.
     
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    If you coat all the connections in soapy water you should be able to see leaks.
     
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    I have tried both starsan and soapy water. Starsan doesn't show bubbles as easily for these tired eyes so I stick with soapy water as even the tiniest leaks show easily. Just be sure to keep it out of the beer and with a closed pressurized system that's pretty easy.
     

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