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Carbonation and Line Cleaning Ball Lock Cap - Stainless
KG500

Carbonation and Line Cleaning Ball Lock Cap - Stainless

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Description

This stainless steel ball lock cap features soda bottle threads, allowing you to convert a 1 or 2 liter soda bottle into a convenient travel growler. The ball lock is compatible with both gas and beverage disconnects, so you can charge the PET bottle before you leave the house and dispense on the go. Attach 3/16" or 1/4" ID tubing to the barb to serve as your dip tube and you're all set!

These caps also work great for quickly and conveniently cleaning your draft lines. Mix up a small batch of line cleaning solution in a soda bottle, attach the ball lock cap, and then connect it to your beverage line. Place a bucket below your tap to catch the cleaning solution and open your faucet. Then simply turn the bottle upside down and squeeze it to push solution through your line and out the faucet. You can also choose to pressurize the bottle first, but squeezing the solution through is just as effective.

Fermenting with the FermZilla? This is the same ball lock fitting included with the FermZilla Pressure Kit and it's also compatible with the FermZilla Collection Container. If you use the collection container to add dry hops, attach one of these caps and you'll be able purge the container of oxygen before opening the dump valve to introduce the hops. Attach some tubing and diffusion stone and you can oxygenate your wort through the collection container as well!

Features:

  • Liquid and Gas Ball Lock Compatible
  • Disassembles for Easy Cleaning
  • Made from Stainless Steel
  • 28mm PCO 1881 Threads

Kegland Part Number: KL00826

Item # KG500
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Availability California - In Stock
Pennsylvania - In Stock
Weight 0.21 LBS
Community Q&A

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Why did you choose this?
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Seemed like one tool with many purposes
Jerrick Haddad on Sep 18, 2020
it is easier to get a seal than the plastic one
DUANE K on Sep 3, 2020
Seemed like one tool with many purposes
Jerrick Haddad on Sep 18, 2020
Convenient
Alan C on Sep 10, 2020
it is easier to get a seal than the plastic one
DUANE K on Sep 3, 2020
Same
Fredric B on Aug 20, 2020
easier to change out then the bulkheads on fermzillas
Joseph M on Aug 18, 2020
Recommended by company
Dan R D on Aug 17, 2020
I keep breaking the plastic ones...... this also has a barb for a hose.
Christopher D on Aug 17, 2020
for fun
Kenneth L on Jul 29, 2020
clean keg lines
Brent J S on Jul 28, 2020
Easy cleaning of draft beer lines.
Craig S on Jul 11, 2020
Easy line cleaning
Willow D on Jul 1, 2020
you guys are great !!
Valued C on Jun 26, 2020
To use to build tap cleaner
John Z on Jun 25, 2020
Need it for home carbonation
Nelson Gonzalez J on Jun 24, 2020
To add to FermZilla all rounder fermenter
Tye on Jun 12, 2020
To use with the I tap bottling thing I have
Nik on Jun 9, 2020
Great way to serve from PET bottles. Also can be used to cleanly add flavorings, etc. to a keg w/o allowing O2.
John M on Jun 2, 2020
Going to take advantage of cheap plastic bottles.
Nick on Jun 1, 2020
well made, good value
Joseph S on May 30, 2020
to carb n clean
ShariLayne K on May 23, 2020
For cleaning beer lines.
Timothy M on May 20, 2020
clean faucet/tap line
David B on May 19, 2020
Recommended by friend for connecting gas inputs
Valued C on May 14, 2020
to move wort from fermenter to secondary and secondary to keg
Craig W on Apr 7, 2020
easier draft line cleaning
Joshua R on Apr 4, 2020
for the purposes proposed by morebeer
Greer W on Mar 16, 2020
Sounds like a better way to clean lines
Steve K on Mar 14, 2020
To use with Fermzilla for dry hopping.
Jeff O on Dec 12, 2019
I picked this item to use with a Fermzilla collection container.
Damian J on Dec 4, 2019
Beer Line cleaner made from a soda bottle
Chris S on Nov 19, 2019
Line cleaning
Brandon W on Nov 18, 2019
For use with collection jar on Fermzilla
Michael B on Nov 5, 2019
Convenient
Alan C on Sep 10, 2020
Same
Fredric B on Aug 20, 2020
What is the size of the barb? Is it 1/4"?
James Cruz on Mar 25, 2020
BEST ANSWER: The barb is 1/4" OD and will fit any 1/4" ID tubing. We always recommend using hose clamps when dealing with pressurized systems.
Reviews

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Great product. Does what it says. Much better than plastic caps
August 9, 2020
Purchased
2 months ago
Does what I need it to do
First thing you notice, this is a hefty part. Does an excellent job fitting on and sealing 2 litre bottles. I was able to swage the end of a 5mm ID EVA tube to fit on the barbed fitting. In the pic below, I don't have the cap on tight (allows the gas to escape) and I'm using the 2 litre as a blow-off container into StarSan. I have an empty 2 litre with a Cap on, and this allows me to harvest CO2, which will be used when I cold crash, so only CO2 gets sucked in.
Ball Lock Soda Cap loosely attached helping act as a blow-off container during High Krausen
Ball Lock Soda Cap loosely attached helping act as a blow-off container during High Krausen
August 4, 2020
Purchased
1 month ago
I love this.
If you just going to your boys house to chill why take a glass growler that can break and it’s hard to flush the co2 out of and that you can’t counter pressure fill. These things are super cool and a great option for traveling with home-brew. I took a few old soda bottles camping with me filled with my home-brew. Keeping a Glass growler in the ice chest is sketchy when that same ice chest is full of all your camping food and drinkS for the family. I clean my soda 2-liters with pbw then rinse and fill with star San I then dump the star San and hit the bottles with co2 and I slowly twist off these attachment until I hear the co2 hiss out. I do that a couple times to purge o2. After that I connect the liquid and do the same slow twisting off of this attachment to counter pressure fill the soda bottles. This allows me to use cheap soda bottles and flush o2 and counter pressure fill. I also like to steal a 2-liter early on in cold crashing to sample my newly fermented beer. I have a kegmenter so I can steal from it easily. I put the 2-liter under 30 psi and shake it to carbonate the sample of my new cold crashing beer. Also the post of these work great with either gas or liquid ball lock disconnects. I keep my 2-liters out of the sun so I avoid skunking of my beer too. Cheers.
In action
Counter pressure Filling a 2-liter.
July 8, 2020
Purchased
3 months ago
Response from MoreFlavor
Thank you so much for your review and pictures! That is a great and creative use for this piece, and we love the idea! Cheers!
July 9, 2020
Malcolm MB
very good
seals perfectly, much better than the plastic one.
June 11, 2020
Purchased
3 months ago
Waaaaay better than carbacap!!!!
Works great! 1000% better than the plastic carbacap, which doesn’t fit on any bottles!
May 10, 2020
Purchased
5 months ago
Wonderful products super fast shipping
I totally love my purchase. And am shopping for more things to buy. During our being separated I decided to spend my time constructively. The shopping was fun shipping and transaction easy and fastest shipping I've see. Yet.
April 29, 2020
Purchased
5 months ago
Must have for plastic bottling and pressure transferring from carboys
Probably one of the best purchases I've made. Counter-pressure filling and carbonating soda type bottles, closed transferring out of carboys by placing it in the carboy cap small barb with a clamp (use caution with pressure and glass), and more.
March 26, 2020
Purchased
9 months ago