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Barbed Swivel Nut, 1/4" ID

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Barbed Swivel Nut, 1/4" ID

SKU: K163



1/4 " ID barbed fitting suitable for use with standard 1/4” beverage/ gas tubing. ¼” FFL nut (female flare) is compatible with ¼” MFL (male flare) fittings found on ball lock and pin lock disconnects and regulator bodies and gas manifolds. Secure tubing with a clamp (#K124 or K126). A flared nylon washer (#K127) can be used with metal-to-metal connections to prevent leaks.

Recommended tubing: K025
Barb size similar to tail piece: K214
Use with K025 beverage tubing and a plate filter system.
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4.9 / 5.0
13 Reviews
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Great quality, perfect fit. Planning on keep a few of this around, just to have on hand.
April 6, 2019
1 year ago
Good for gas lines
Make sit easy to attach gas lines. If your CO2 regulator doesn't have a barb then this is the ideal pick up for you. It made mine a lot easier to use.
January 18, 2014
Worth the upfront cost
Its what I needed to connect my lines to my regulator. By swiveling there is no bending of the lines or pinching. I like the extra flexibility and swivel nuts are the way to go.
December 8, 2013
Simple and Great
Quality is awesome and easy to attach to the line. These make changing out parts of the system very easy! This will help save your line - no need to cut it from the barb everytime you need to change something.
September 19, 2013
good for gas lines
Unfortunately my C02 Regulator did not have a barbed end to connect to the gas line. I used this swivel nut and a hose clamp to connect the gas line and it's now working.
September 5, 2013
Great for changing out kegs
These are great. They allow me to easily interchange ball lock homebrew kegs and sanke (store bought) kegs. Soak your tubes in hot water and they can be installed easily.
September 4, 2013
Good product
I use these to connect my beer lines to my keg fittings. They work great and are easy to install. Just heat the end of the plastic tubing in some hot water and slip it over the barb. Great product.
August 2, 2013
Necessary for Kegging
I know some people don't use flared connectors and just rely on barbs for regulators and such, but I find this to be much easier to use and a breeze to clean lines. There's a bit more upfront cost compared to barbed connectors, but it's worth it, especially if you pick up pin-lock kegs for cheap even though you normally use ball-lock and vice versa._x000D__x000D_Just make sure you get Swivel Nut Gaskets to ensure a good seal
July 24, 2013
These are chrome plated and hold up decent considering but they do lose the plating eventually. For the price its a good unit, but stainless versions would be nice to see!
April 19, 2013
Better than plain barbed connectors
I like these for all my liquid and gas lines. For one thing, they swivel so there is no torque on the line, you can twist it to where it needs to be. Also, it allows you to change connectors out, if for example you want a liquid disconnect on your gas line._x000D__x000D_If the male flare fitting you are using is metal and does not have a plastic seal built in you need to get one separately, but they are very cheap.
March 26, 2013
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What size barb do you put on this? What size for liquid...what size for gas?
A shopper on Jan 2, 2017
Barbed Swivel Nut
Barbed Swivel Nut
Ball Lock Liquid Disconnect, Threaded
Ball Lock Liquid Disconnect, Threaded
BEST ANSWER: The black liquid ball lock disconnect shown has a 3/8 inch post. The barbed swivel nut (also linked to from description in Midwest Supplies online catalog) connects to it nicely with the barb being 1/4 inch. The barb fits snugly into standard beverage tubing (1/4 inch I.D., 3/4 inch, O.D.). I used the same barbed swivel nut with red gas tubing, which is 5/16 inch.
Are these Stainless?
W A on Aug 2, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I believe they are, they are not plated with anything.
What size does your "Ball Lock Liquid Disconnect, Threaded" use? I see no sizes in the descriptions.
Timothy S on Jan 29, 2016
BEST ANSWER: It's used with 1/4" ID, 1/2" OD tubing which is what should be your standard CO2 gas line.

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