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Inline CO2 Regulator [control each keg separately] – $8.09 w/sitewide sale + Hands on Review & Hacks

Inline Secondary Regulator via MoreBeer!

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An ideal solution if you want to serve different beers at different gas pressures. In a typical multiple line, multiple pressure system you would run a gas line from you main regulator into a secondary regulator where you would set different pressures. While that is ideal it is a little pricey. This little sweetheart lets you set different pressures at a far lower cost. What we do is set the main regulator at the highest pressure we want in the system – for example a keg of soda that you want to carbonate and serve at 25 psi. Run the gas line into a manifold and then install one of these after the manifold on each line where you want to decrease the pressure, for example lowering to 10psi to serve your British pale ale and 14 psi to serve your summertime lawnmower lager.

While this unit does not have a pressure gauge you can use an adjustable relief valve/spunding valve on your keg to tell the pressure. Pressure adjusments can be made with a screwdriver.

The maximum inlet pressure is 150 psi. Made from non corrosive acetyl, nitrile, and stainless parts. The regulator comes with two brass barbs to fit 3/16″ tubing on. Alternatively, you can remove the barbs and use 1/4″ tubing directly on the regulator. The aluminum manifolds linked above feature 1/4″ barbed outlets and are a good match with this regulator.

  • Works with 0 – 150 psi
  • Works with both gas and liquid
  • Comes with two brass barbs
  • Has two mounting points
  • Made from non corrosive acetyl, nitrile, and stainless parts

Notes from HBF: This is an inline secondary regulator.  You still need a primary regulator attached to your CO2 tank.  The idea is, you set the primary to the highest pressure you will use (without exceeding specifications of any component of your system) and then use these regulators inline (one per line) to fine tune pressure and carbonation [See: Balancing Your Draft System].  As an example, you could set your primary to 25 PSI for faster force carbonation and set each line to a different pressure based on desired carbonation level.  Since this does not have a gauge, you need some sort of a gauge to use for tuning this in.  The gauge doesn’t have to stay connected, just while you’re setting the regulator.  This is a perfect application of a Spunding Valve [See: Build a Spunding Valve! – How and Why]

As of this posting, MoreBeer has this on sale for just $8.99. Shipping is free with a qualifying $59 order to many US addresses. Price, promotions and availability can change quickly.  Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit the product page.  Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

Stacks With… Site Wide Sale: For a short time, MoreBeer is taking 10% off nearly everything, site wide when you use coupon code SAVEME10.  There are a few exceptions.  Shipping is also free to most US addresses with a qualifying $59 order.  10% Off at MoreBeer!  – remember promo code SAVEME10.  That sale makes this great little tool just $8.09.

In-Line Secondary Regulator D1045

Review and Hacks… ReviewDial in w/Spundinguse for portable serving

Inline CO2 Regulator – pretty sure this is the same unit

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Inline CO2 Regulator [control each keg separately] – now available at MoreBeer + Hands on Review & Hacks

Inline Secondary Regulator via MoreBeer!

From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

An ideal solution if you want to serve different beers at different gas pressures. In a typical multiple line, multiple pressure system you would run a gas line from you main regulator into a secondary regulator where you would set different pressures. While that is ideal it is a little pricey. This little sweetheart lets you set different pressures at a far lower cost. What we do is set the main regulator at the highest pressure we want in the system – for example a keg of soda that you want to carbonate and serve at 25 psi. Run the gas line into a manifold and then install one of these after the manifold on each line where you want to decrease the pressure, for example lowering to 10psi to serve your British pale ale and 14 psi to serve your summertime lawnmower lager.

While this unit does not have a pressure gauge you can use an adjustable relief valve/spunding valve on your keg to tell the pressure. Pressure adjusments can be made with a screwdriver.

The maximum inlet pressure is 150 psi. Made from non corrosive acetyl, nitrile, and stainless parts. The regulator comes with two brass barbs to fit 3/16″ tubing on. Alternatively, you can remove the barbs and use 1/4″ tubing directly on the regulator. The aluminum manifolds linked above feature 1/4″ barbed outlets and are a good match with this regulator.

  • Works with 0 – 150 psi
  • Works with both gas and liquid
  • Comes with two brass barbs
  • Has two mounting points
  • Made from non corrosive acetyl, nitrile, and stainless parts

Notes from HBF: This is an inline secondary regulator.  You still need a primary regulator attached to your CO2 tank.  The idea is, you set the primary to the highest pressure you will use (without exceeding specifications of any component of your system) and then use these regulators inline (one per line) to fine tune pressure and carbonation [See: Balancing Your Draft System].  As an example, you could set your primary to 25 PSI for faster force carbonation and set each line to a different pressure based on desired carbonation level.  Since this does not have a gauge, you need some sort of a gauge to use for tuning this in.  The gauge doesn’t have to stay connected, just while you’re setting the regulator.  This is a perfect application of a Spunding Valve [See: Build a Spunding Valve! – How and Why]

As of this posting, MoreBeer has this on sale for just $8.99. Shipping is free with a qualifying $59 order to many US addresses. Price, promotions and availability can change quickly.  Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit the product page.  Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

In-Line Secondary Regulator D1045

Review and Hacks… ReviewDial in w/Spundinguse for portable serving

Inline CO2 Regulator – pretty sure this is the same unit

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Using a Keg as a CO2 Source for Portable Serving!

This technique uses an economical inline secondary regulator to utilize a spare keg as a CO2 source to serve a keg.  I’m not suggesting this setup as a replacement for your kegerator CO2 tank.  You still need a standard CO2 tank.  What this setup could be very useful for is as a replacement for those expensive little regulators or injectors and expensive (considering how much CO2 you get) little CO2 cartridges.  One inexpensive purchase allows you to pressurize and serve your keg on the go for little to… nothing.  Keep reading.

The Magic Piece of Equipment

Cheap Inline Regulator – via William’s Brewing | via MoreBeer | via Amazon

These inline secondary regulators have been on the scene for a little while now.  At the price I’ve seen them at, sub $10, they are a bargain.  They also add a lot of flexibility to your draft setup, allowing you to easily and cheaply serve using multiple pressures and carbonation levels.

Note that these are inline secondary regulators.  You still need a primary regulator attached to your CO2 tank.  The idea is, you set the primary to the highest pressure you will use (without exceeding specifications of any component of your system) and then use these regulators inline (one per line) to fine tune pressure and carbonation [See: Balancing Your Draft System].  As an example, you could set your primary to 25 PSI for faster force carbonation and set each line to a different pressure based on desired carbonation level.

Continue reading

Inline CO2 Regulator [control each keg separately] – $9.18 + Free Shipping & Hands on Review & Hacks

in Line Plastic RegulatorIn Line Plastic Regulator

From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • A small barbed regulator for use with liquid or gas
  • Made from acetyl, nitrile, brass and stainless steel parts
  • Controls pressure from 0 – 150 psi
  • Includes 3/16 inch

Notes from HBF: This is an inline secondary regulator.  You still need a primary regulator attached to your CO2 tank.  The idea is, you set the primary to the highest pressure you will use (without exceeding specifications of any component of your system) and then use these regulators inline (one per line) to fine tune pressure and carbonation [See: Balancing Your Draft System].  As an example, you could set your primary to 25 PSI for faster force carbonation and set each line to a different pressure based on desired carbonation level.  Since this does not have a gauge, you need some sort of a gauge to use for tuning this in.  The gauge doesn’t have to stay connected, just while you’re setting the regulator.  This is a perfect application of a Spunding Valve [See: Build a Spunding Valve! – How and Why]

Review and Hacks… ReviewDial in w/SpundingUse for portable serving!

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in Line Plastic Regulator


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Leland Mini Pin Lock CO2 Regulator – $125.99 w/Dispensing Sale + Hands on Review

Mini CO2 Regulator Kit - Pin Lock KEG961

Mini CO2 Regulator Kit – Pin Lock via MoreBeer


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

The mini-regulator may be the coolest product in our catalog under 1 lb as voted upon by MoreBeer! Staffers. Why so cool? The mini-reg features total portability with all the features of a full size regulator.

The regulator has a range of .5-1.5 bars which equates to 7-21 p.s.i.. This means that unlike the cheaper 16g chargers that shoot in CO2 at an indescriminate amount, the mini-reg allows you precisely dial in pressure and keep it there. It utilizes disposable 74 gram CO2 cartridges, which is the largest size that can be shipped full. One 74 gram cartridge will dispense 1-2 5 gallon kegs. Comes with regulator, one gas in Pin Lock quick disconnect and the associated hardware. 74 gram CO2 cartridges, KEG962 are available separately.


Mini Regulator Uses

Portable Serving: As an on-the-go regulator.

Backup – I’m out of CO2 and I want to pour a beer! Use as a backup if your main CO2 tank runs out.  Swap out the CO2 line for this regulator and you’ve got a temporary solution to keep you up and going until you can get more CO2.

Serve Beers at Alternate Carbonation Levels: This regulator goes up to 30 PSI.  That’s plenty to serve high carbonation beers like Hefeweizens and Belgians.  If you don’t have a dual or triple pressure setup, you could use this regulator to serve beers at higher pressures.  I would not suggest force carbonation with this unit.  The 74g cartridges would be pricey. You could carbonate using your existing regulator or just as easily naturally carbonate with priming sugar.  After the beer is completely carbonated, use this to serve at the higher pressure.

 

Related: Hands on Review of the Ball Lock version of this great regulator & Pin Lock vs Ball Lock, What’s the Difference

As of this posting, MoreBeer has this on sale for just $69.99. Shipping is free with a qualifying $59 order to many US addresses. Price, promotions and availability can change quickly.  Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit the product page.  Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

Mini CO2 Regulator Kit – Pin Lock KEG961

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Taprite T-Knob Dual Gauge Regulator – $39.99! + Great Deals on Kegs & up to $50 off

Taprite T-Knob Dual Gauge Regulator

Taprite T-Knob Dual Primary Dual Gauge Regulator via Adventures in Homebrewing.  0-30 PSI, tank fitting, high performance 5/16″ barb with duck-bill shutoff with check valve, T-knob, safety pull.

As of this posting, Adventures in Homebrewing has this marked down to just $39.99.  Price, promotions and availability can change quickly.  Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit the product page.  Check the product page for current price, description and availability

Taprite T-Knob Dual Gauge Regulator

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Torpedo Mini CO2 Regulator – on sale for $59.99 + Three Uses

MoreBeer Mini CO2 Regulator


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

A portable mini-regulator with all the features of a full sized regulator! Perfect for parties and gatherings where you don’t want to haul around a large canister and hoses. A lot of great features packed into a very small package.

The regulator has a range of .5-1.5 bars (7-21 psi). This means that, unlike KEG950 that shoots in CO2 at fixed pressure, the mini-reg allows you precisely dial in pressure and keep it there. It utilizes a disposable 74 gram CO2 cartridge, which is the largest size that can be shipped full. This is a two stage mini-regulator, meaning that it takes the pressure down from 800psi (cartridge pressure) to a lower pressure and then to your set pressure of around 10psi. Two stage regulators are the only way to have consistent pressure. One 74 gram cartridge will typically dispense one 5 gallon keg.

This is the regulator only. Cartridge (KEG962) and quick disconnect (KEG730) sold separately.


Three uses for this regulator – #1 backup for when your main CO2 tank goes dry and you still want to serve a beer, #2 portable serving and #3 serving beers at alternate pressure and carbonation levels.

As of this posting, MoreBeer has this on sale for just $59.99. Shipping is free to many US addressesPrice, promotions and availability can change quickly.  Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit the product page.  Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

Torpedo™ Mini CO2 Regulator KEG965A

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Using a Keg as a CO2 Source for Portable Serving!

This technique uses an economical inline secondary regulator to utilize a spare keg as a CO2 source to serve a keg.  I’m not suggesting this setup as a replacement for your kegerator CO2 tank.  You still need a standard CO2 tank.  What this setup could be very useful for is as a replacement for those expensive little regulators or injectors and expensive (considering how much CO2 you get) little CO2 cartridges.  One inexpensive purchase allows you to pressurize and serve your keg on the go for little to… nothing.  Keep reading.

The Magic Piece of Equipment

Cheap Inline Regulator – via William’s Brewing | via MoreBeer | via Amazon

These inline secondary regulators have been on the scene for a little while now.  At the price I’ve seen them at, sub $10, they are a bargain.  They also add a lot of flexibility to your draft setup, allowing you to easily and cheaply serve using multiple pressures and carbonation levels.

Note that these are inline secondary regulators.  You still need a primary regulator attached to your CO2 tank.  The idea is, you set the primary to the highest pressure you will use (without exceeding specifications of any component of your system) and then use these regulators inline (one per line) to fine tune pressure and carbonation [See: Balancing Your Draft System].  As an example, you could set your primary to 25 PSI for faster force carbonation and set each line to a different pressure based on desired carbonation level.

Continue reading

Setting Economy Inline Regulators with a Spunding Valve

These inline secondary regulators have been on the scene for a little while now.  At the price I’ve seen them at, sub $10, they are a bargain.  They also add a lot of flexibility to your draft setup, allowing you to easily and cheaply vend using multiple pressures and carbonation levels.


Grab One!  via William’s Brewing | via MoreBeer


Note that these are inline secondary regulators.  You still need a primary regulator attached to your CO2 tank.  The idea is, you set the primary to the highest pressure you will use (without exceeding specifications of any component of your system) and then use these regulators inline (one per line) to fine tune pressure and carbonation [See: Balancing Your Draft System].  As an example, you could set your primary to 25 PSI for faster force carbonation and set each line to a different pressure based on desired carbonation level.

Since this does not have a gauge, you need some sort of a gauge to use for tuning in the pressure.  The gauge doesn’t have to stay connected, just while you’re setting the regulator.  This is a perfect application of a Spunding Valve [See: Build a Spunding Valve! – How and Why]

Thanks to Facebook Friend Rob [8 Ways to Connect with HBF] for his process for setting the Inline Secondary using a Spunding Valve and for the photo walk through!

Here’s Rob Spunding Setup.  It’s a Style 3 [See: Build a Spunding Valve! – How and Why] that features a barb, tubing and a valved QD from MoreBeerThis is the assembly hooked up to the low pressure side of his CO2 regulator.  Rob starts with the Spunding Valve set to it’s highest pressure to prevent CO2 from venting.

With everything hooked up, you have two options:

  1. Start with the inline regulator fully closed and very slowly work your way up until the Spunding Valve gauge shows reads your desired pressure.
  2. Start with the inline regulator wide open and slowly work your way down, venting the Spunding Valve as needed until you work your way back down to your desired pressure.

This is a photo of the inline regulator set to about 10 PSI, you can see the primary’s low pressure gauge is set to a higher pressure, 20 PSI.

This technique has some great benefits.  First, many homebrewers already have a Spunding Valve.  This process requires little to no extra gear for Spunding Valve owners.  Second, this process should use very little CO2. I’ve been adjusting this using a keg.  I’ve used an entire empty 2.5 gallon ball lock and also the head space of a keg.  Either way, that amounts to more CO2 compared with Rob’s procedure.

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Make sure the components you use are compatible and rated for your intended application.  Contact manufacturer with questions about suitability or a specific application.  Always read and follow manufacturer directions.

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Heavy Duty Two Pressure CO2 Regulator [multiple carbonation levels and more] – $49.99 + free shipping

Co2 Beer Regulator Two Product Dual Pressure Kegerator Homebrew Heavy Duty Features Adjusting Knob - 0 to 80 PSI - 0 to 3500 Tank Pressure CGA-320 Inlet w/ 3/8" O.D. Safety Discharge 50-55 PSI

Co2 Beer Regulator Two Product Dual Pressure Kegerator Homebrew Heavy Duty Features Adjusting Knob – 0 to 80 PSI – 0 to 3500 Tank Pressure CGA-320 Inlet w/ 3/8″ O.D. Safety Discharge 50-55 PSI


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Dual Body Regulator. The heavy duty double gauge and professional grade tool that will always tell you working pressure and tank pressure with pinpoint accuracy.
  • HEAVY DUTY – DUAL BODY REGULATOR This is a completely standard unit – you can be assured it works with everything! This regulator features a convenient T STYLE pressure adjusting handle that can be adjusted without tools. You can feel the heft of this unit at almost three pounds and if your Co2 tank is correctly chained to the wall it should last you a very long time.
  • PERFECT for those who want to keep different pressure on different beer styles. It is also used for those who wish to have beer and soda off the same CO2 tank. You can serve multiple kegs with this system by adding ain air distributor to one or both outlets.
  • HAS a barbed output allowing you connect a variety of gas line types easily. There is a shutoff valve so you can relieve the pressure and easily switch kegs and tanks.

A two pressure regulator gives you the ability to keep kegs at different pressures.  This is a requirement to maintain two distinct carbonation levels.  It’s also handy if you want to force carbonate a keg more quickly, at a higher pressure, while maintaining your standard serving pressure on a keg that’s already being served or if you want to have a utility line for purging kegs and such.

12/16/18 7:30 AM Central: This is selling for $49.99. Shipping is also free to many US addresses. Prices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

Co2 Beer Regulator Two Product Dual Pressure Kegerator Homebrew Heavy Duty Features Adjusting Knob – 0 to 80 PSI – 0 to 3500 Tank Pressure CGA-320 Inlet w/ 3/8″ O.D. Safety Discharge 50-55 PSI


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