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CMB X1 Flow Control Faucet w/ Creamer Action

$73.84
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SKU:
FA50 10-2405-90/02P

The X1 flow control faucet come with many different options 

  • Full length European Flow Control (completely control restriction at the faucet;no restriction line needed)
  • Various beer length shanks available
  • Made in Germany and assembled in the USA!
  • Features a built in “Creamer” function so you can put a fine cream head on your beer
  • Long and short nozzle available
  • Used in restaurants and bars locally and abroad
  • Handle, shanks, and spout can be ordered in different styles and lengths.

WARNING: This product can expose you to hexavalent chromium, also known as chromium 6 (Cr6),  which is known to the state of California to cause cancer, birth defects and other reproductive harm. For more information go to: www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

 

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  • 5
    Almost Perfect Faucet for Homebrewers

    Posted by Craig H on 20th May 2021

    I have tried Perlick,.CM Becker compact, and Intertap/Nukatap forward-sealing faucets on my keezer. I've also tried the Kegland flow control ball lock disconnects. All have their virtues, but no combination of these made for consistent pours. All suffered from the dreaded first pour foaming and since I brew a wide variety of styles with varying carbonation levels, I was constantly fiddling with balancing my draft lines.

    The X1 has solved the issue of consistent pours. The European style flow control combined with a plastic composite faucet and plastic-lined shank has solved my problems with consistent pours. My theory is that the plastic is far less thermally conductive than stainless steel or brass, so the beer doesn't warm nearly as much while passing through the shank and faucet. I had experienced no issues with dripping nor sticking.

    As far as negatives, the rear-sealing design is incompatible with my beloved Tapcooler counterpressure filler. Also, the chromed hardware looks too bright and shiny, bordering on looking cheap. Finally, I wish the plastic-lined shanks were offered in longer sizes. For a lot of keezers, in particular, the 2-1/2" shank is too short. My collar was planed and only 1-3/16" thick, but I still needed to make a modification to accommodate the plastic-lined shank. I have not tried the longer stainless steel upgrade shanks, mostly because I wanted the plastic lining, plus, those upgraded shanks seem relatively expensive.

  • 5
    CMB X1 FLOW CONTROL FAUCET W/ CREAMER ACTION

    Posted by Pete Bedford on 2nd Dec 2020

    Don't know way I waited so long to upgrade some of my faucets. Now I have to upgrade all of them. With the 5/16" hose upgrade no more crappy pores. Problem solved.

  • 5
    Bought for a jockey box

    Posted by Big Andy on 9th Sep 2020

    These things worked great. Anyone that's used a jockey box knows it's a crap shoot. Every pour was perfect, I could control the flow and the creamer function worked great. I need to find some shanks that work with the tower on my kegerator to replace those taps with these!