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Old 01-02-2007, 06:42 PM   #1
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Are these just as good to use with a 3 piece airlock as a universal carboy bung? I'm looking at getting a 5 gal better bottle for secondary and for some apfelwein. Will these work okay with the better bottles as well as the glass carboys that I already have?

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Old 01-02-2007, 06:52 PM   #2
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I can't speak for Better Bottles, but they're great for glass carboys. The'll hold an airlock with no problem.

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Old 01-02-2007, 06:54 PM   #3
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I can't speak for Better Bottles, but they're great for glass carboys. The'll hold an airlock with no problem.
And the second outlet can have a standard tubing attached to it for a blow-off.
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Old 01-02-2007, 06:58 PM   #4
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I don't think they'll work with Better-Bottles. 99-44/100% sure.

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Old 01-02-2007, 06:59 PM   #5
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I'm not positive, but I swear I saw once that they would fit...

They make siphoning VERY easy - as long as you're going into or out of a carboy.

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They absolutely will work.

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Great! Thanks for the info!

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I just checked- the orange carboy cap fits the 6 gallon better bottle. The larger carboy cap (for the glass 6.5 gallon carboy) does not.

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Oops- thanks for the correction- the carboy cap for the LARGER carboy does not fit. The orange one does.

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Yes, the Better nottle uses the same size for the 5 and 6.
The Glass has 2 different sizes for the 5 and 6.5.

IIRC the 6.5 is smaller then the 5?

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Old 01-02-2007, 08:28 PM   #10
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I use orange caps on 23l glass carboys.

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