O-ring on beer engine doesn't look right

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O-ring on beer engine doesn't look right

Post by inthedark » Sun Mar 10, 2013 6:41 pm

Hi

I've just stripped my EWL beer engine down to see what might be causing beer to flow back down the pipe after each pull. When I removed the bottom part of the cylinder, I found that the non-return valve wasn't seating properly and it looks like this might be the culprit:

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I'm assuming that the o-ring is supposed to fit snugly in the groove, is this right? Any idea where I can get the right one?

Thanks

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Re: O-ring on beer engine doesn't look right

Post by Andy » Sun Mar 10, 2013 6:43 pm

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It does look rather "tired".
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Re: O-ring on beer engine doesn't look right

Post by inthedark » Sun Mar 10, 2013 6:54 pm

Any idea where I can get the right replacement?

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Re: O-ring on beer engine doesn't look right

Post by Andy » Sun Mar 10, 2013 7:35 pm

Tried EWL ?
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Re: O-ring on beer engine doesn't look right

Post by inthedark » Sun Mar 10, 2013 7:43 pm

I was hoping to find somewhere I could order online - the EWL online store only works with Internet Explorer and in any case doesn't seem to cater for the general public. Guess I could email them...

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Re: O-ring on beer engine doesn't look right

Post by lord groan » Sun Mar 10, 2013 8:14 pm


paulg

Re: O-ring on beer engine doesn't look right

Post by paulg » Mon Mar 11, 2013 5:24 pm

you could try Colin Farrell brewery supplys google them
they do beer engine bits

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