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Old 04-17-2012, 11:15 PM   #1
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This Is just embarrassing enough to say but I need your help everyone...I'm faced with a problem..went to start the bottling process for my Pliny clone so I whip out my bottling buck which was under my table in the kitchen...a lone mouse turd in there! Guessing the bastard got in there through the spigot hole cause I detach after bottling to clean then store..so right now I got the bucket soaking in some hot bleach solution...I have to bottle tomorrow two diff batches really, so do I risk using this what I feel is tainted equipment.. Or do I get up tomo and run out to the not so local hbs and get anew bucket

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Old 04-17-2012, 11:17 PM   #2
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It's not tainted. Sanitize as usual and bottle.

You obviously haven't spent much time outside the city. The world is overrun with critters.

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Old 04-17-2012, 11:22 PM   #3
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I'm pretty sure one little mouse terd is still within the USDA guidelines of being considered PURE :P

Seriously though -- I've seen reports about crazy amounts of odd **** that is harvested mechanically during grape harvests. the # of spiders, # of birds nest/droppings, etc. and it blows my mind. Cleaning up after a mouse terd is nothing compared to that

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Old 04-17-2012, 11:25 PM   #4
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this is why we sanitize stuff.

Critters happen.

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Old 04-17-2012, 11:30 PM   #5
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Lol cool that's reassuring..

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leave it in there, next big fad is dry pooping

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leave it in there, next big fad is dry pooping
painful sounding!
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Yeah thats nothing. There are a lot more then that in commercial kitchens and you still eat out right? lol

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we have had mice this winter - every winter they get int he garage and into some seed, but this is the first year in our house. I glued almonds to traps and got eight of them so far and i think they are gone. At the first signs of problems, my wife was freaking out because there was mouse poop on the counter, so i rolled a couple of pieces onto my fingertips and ate them like hashish. just to show her it could be done without a subsequent burial. sanitize and you will be fine- we are animals in a universe of filth.

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This Is just embarrassing enough to say but I need your help everyone...I'm faced with a problem..went to start the bottling process for my Pliny clone so I whip out my bottling buck which was under my table in the kitchen...a lone mouse turd in there! Guessing the bastard got in there through the spigot hole cause I detach after bottling to clean then store..so right now I got the bucket soaking in some hot bleach solution...I have to bottle tomorrow two diff batches really, so do I risk using this what I feel is tainted equipment.. Or do I get up tomo and run out to the not so local hbs and get anew bucket
When I first read this post, I thought it said "moose turd" THAT would be a whole different ballgame!
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