Believe it or not, some of the most frequently asked questions we receive in our inbox are from people wanting to know the differences between the two styles of homebrew disconnects, “ball lock” and “pin lock”.
In this video, Todd Burns from Kegconnection.com breaks down a very basic overview showing you the differences between the styles as well as the most common varieties of each style using the very popular CMBecker disconnects for his visual aid.
A set of Disconnects, MFL with swivel nuts Ball Lock with 5/16 gas, 1/4 liquid
This is a set of MFL (threaded) disconnects for both In (Gas) and out (liquid) posts on a Cornelius style Ball Lock keg(Coke) These Connectors have a 1/4″ Swivel nut Barb Connection on the liquid side and a 5/16″ Swivel nut barbed connection on the gas side. This allows you to connect to the common 5/16 size gas hose and 3/16″ ID (or 1/4″ID) ” liquid hose.
You can see every disconnect offered at: https://www.kegconnection.com/disconn… Remember to make sure that your disconnects have the CMB or “Made in Germany” stamp on them or you’re probably being sold cheap imitations!
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