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It was not washed at all and the soda was bad smell.
The kegs arrived in working condition. I have not needed to replace any parts. Well worth the discounted price.
I ordered two 5 gallon used corny kegs. Knowing full well they are used, I was prepared for dents, dings, scratches, etc. What I was not prepared for were the condition these kegs were in. They were not dirty or dusty, they were downright disgustingly dirty. It looked like these kegs were stored at a land fill and someone came along and said "hey, we can sell those".
When I opened them, they both contained whatever previous contents that was spoiling inside. The smell knocked me over.
Now, I would never order either new or used corny kegs and think that I wouldn't have to wash and sanitize them prior to use, that is a given. What I didn't realize that used meant that the kegs would still contain contents from the previous owner still inside and the outside was filthy with God knows what on them.
So what I did wrong here was rush to clean and wash them to get rid of the smell. I should have taken pictures to prove my case, shame on me.
I tried to disassemble the kegs for cleaning but could not get the keg posts loose. I soaked the kegs with PBW for three days and then rinsed and scrubbed the insides as best I could. I then sanitized with Five Star Saniclean for another two days. I then tried again to get the keg posts off, this time with a lot of elbow grease was able.
I know some will say "why not just return them?" and maybe I should have. I dove right into clean mode to mitigate the situation.
Maybe this store has some decent items for sale but my recommendation is to stay clear of any used corny kegs from these guys. Other home brew stores will sell you some dinged or dented ones but at least they will be clean.
The keg is in great condition. Mine was completely dusty and covered with grime. A little soaking with PBW worked a charm. I also removed the old tape that was around the keg. It cleaned up nicely, holds pressure beautifully. I ordered extra O-rings, but O-rings on the keg were in excellent condition so I did not swap them out immediately.
Although I knew the keg could have dings scratches etc...as with other companies I have purchased from I had no idea the keg would have looked like something pulled from a dumpster. Not even a courtesy rinse, I will probably buy more local next time as I can get a sanitized unit with new seals and pressure tested. There should also be an option to buy extra lid gaskets at checkout. I would upload a picture but apparently it's not supported here.