Originally Posted by mclaughlintk
Does anyone have experience using these?
I ferment in 6 gallon plastic buckets and siphon with a racking cane into my bottling bucket. I'm looking to keep as much of a closed system as possible without using CO2. So i figure when I'm ready to rack to the bottling bucket I could just switch out my air lock for a sanitary air filter and open the valve to rack without ever having to take the top off the primary or messing around with starting a siphon.
any feed back is appreciated.
That's exactly what those are intended for. I have a couple, and have been using them for as long as I have been brewing. I don't mess with the air filter, but if that's the way you do it, go for it. Those things are only four bucks, so what the hell, give them a try.