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Old 09-02-2007, 10:00 PM   #1
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I tried to bottle my brew with the bottle filler but i had some troubles. I put the brew higher than the bottles and sucked some of the brew closer, i put the bottle filler and nothing. So I just used the hose instead of the bottle filler, I racked 7 bottles and put the rest in another bucket for another week. Can someone explane the procedure on using the bottle filler. I made a huge mess and I didnt bottle very quietley liked i hoped. Thanks for your time.

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Old 09-02-2007, 10:28 PM   #2
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Do you have a bottling bucket, the one with a spigot at the bottom? If not, get one, they save a lot of work. If so, you should be able to rack into that bucket attach the tube and filler, open the spigot, push the bottle filler into the bottom of the bottle, all the air will flow out and beer will flow in, pull it up when the beer gets to the top. If you don't have a spigot, you have to start a siphon, don't use your mouth, use a turkey baster or an autosphon.

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Old 09-02-2007, 11:18 PM   #3
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I do have a spigot and tired to put the hose on it but the hose was to small for the darn spigot. I guess i need to get a bigger hose. Thanks for the reply.

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Old 09-03-2007, 12:22 AM   #4
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Pete, you only need about an 1 1/2" of hose between spigot and the bottling tube.

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Do you mean in diameter? If it is close, you can heat it up in boiling water then work it on. Getting it off is another story.

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Old 09-03-2007, 03:09 AM   #6
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i will try heating up the hose method in a week ty for the options.

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Old 09-03-2007, 03:58 AM   #7
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In addition to getting the hose hot to fit, put your primary bucket on the counter with the lid on it and place the bottling bucket on top of it.

This way you can ue the counter to bottle on while standing up.

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Old 09-03-2007, 06:20 AM   #8
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My bottle filler fits directly into the spigot of the bottling bucket.

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Old 09-03-2007, 02:22 PM   #9
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you can't really leave the lid on the bucket with an airlock in it, or you create a vaccuum and the beer doesn't wanna flow out the hose.

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