Cross-threaded keg post

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  1. wildmancurry

    wildmancurry New Member

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    I cross threaded the out post on a keg, on the keg not the nipple (ha ha, nipple. I think that is the correct term though) Is there anything i can do to fix this problem or have a created a stainless steel carboy?
     
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    #2 Mase, Nov 9, 2019 at 5:50 PM
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    If you have a tap and die set, you might be able to rethread it. But stainless steel can be tricky. Oh.... the word you were looking for is “post”. Lol
     
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    If you try rethreading yourself use anti-seize on the die or galling may occur and both the keg and the die will be useless.
     
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    Good luck with your twisted nipple curry:p. Hope you can make heads or tails of it.
     
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    ... just don’t tell your wife you are running to the “Nipple” Office to send out a letter. ;)
     
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