Intertap Tower Shank

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  • Price: $12.99
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This stainless shank includes a stainless 3/16" hose barb exit, and fits all standard 3" diameter beer towers. Features a spring hole to hold the optional Intertap Faucet Spring, a stainless spring that works only with Intertap Shanks and Intertap Faucets to add a self closing function.

The Intertap shank itself fits all beer faucets, but the self closing function is only possible with Intertap Faucets and the Intertap Faucet Spring. This does not fit Duotight fittings, it has a hose barb for 3/16" or 1/4" beer tubing.

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Average rating 8 out of 10 ( based on 2 reviews )

Good for the price; large cavity leads to lots of foam once taps are warm

Review by Jayson on 11/30/2016

I have been using stainless Intertap faucets for a little while now and absolutely love them. I had chrome-plated brass shanks however. Last time I took them apart to clean they were heavily corroded. I wanted to replace them but didn't want to spend a lot of money. These shanks are a great price for stainless! My complaint with these shanks is that the large cavity (that allows for the self-closing spring, if used) means a good deal of warm beer comes out with the first pour. I get a lot more foam (only on the first pour after the taps have warmed up) than I did with my previous shanks. I really wish Intertap would offer a version of these shanks without that cavity, since I have absolutely no interest in the self-closing springs.

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Review by Clem on 4/17/2017

My 1st. experience wasn't good I called and said the springs weren't strong enough you sent me a new one that didn't help but with a little trial I figured that the nut on the faucet where the shaft enters is too tight it wont let the spring work. Working great now.

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May 09, 2019 by Paul

Q: Is this shank compatible with any of the duotight fittings?

A: No, it has a hose barb that fits 3/16" and 1/4" interior diameter tubing.


Dec 09, 2018 by Henry

Q: This looks like it would fit a 2 1/2 inch tower. What is the length?

A: The curve of the mounting bezel is for a 3" tower, so it would not look correct mounted on a 2.5" diameter tower.


Sep 23, 2018 by Bob

Q: I'd like to place these onto a 6" diameter tower. Any additional adapters or washers available for this?

A: Sorry we do not have adapters for the larger 6" diameter tower.


Jul 08, 2017 by Ryan

Q: Do you have version of this where the outside would match a stainless tower?

A: We use these on our Intertap Stainless Tower Kits and they match quite well. They have a polished chrome appearance. They do not have a brushed stainless finish, and we do not have shanks that have a brushed stainless finish.


Feb 21, 2017 by Alex

Q: Is this completely stainless steel and is it the Intertap Model 7506?

A: This is Intertap part 7490. All beer contact ponts are Stainless Steel; the barrel, the nipple/nut. The coupling nut and metal flange part are nickel plated brass and there is a nylon flange part.


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