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Old 02-14-2013, 08:08 PM   #271
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Good idea, gameface!

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Old 02-14-2013, 08:28 PM   #272
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I love my Speidels. I highly recommend them.
I have 2 of the 30 Quart units. Bought 1 and once I saw it in person loved it so much I ordered (more correctly back-ordered) a second one. I love the carrying handles and the wide mouth top access for ease of cleaning rite up to my shoulder when scrubbing the bottom of the tank. And not to mention the absence of glass and the scarey potential broken glass situation that represents. All in all a well worth it equipment expense in my case
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Old 02-14-2013, 11:42 PM   #273
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Nice idea for the blowoff.. how does it seem to work with a vigorous fermentation boilover?
I'm usually not pushing it as far as volume is concerned so I haven't had actual krausen get up to the airlock. I don't think it would handle a lot of gunk before it clogged.
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Old 02-15-2013, 04:56 AM   #274
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I've posted this a couple of times in this thread but maybe you haven't seen it. This is what I'm doing so that it will fit in a small chest freezer.
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Old 02-17-2013, 02:45 AM   #275
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Got mine today. Seriously nice quality. Will be using it soon.

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Old 02-19-2013, 05:03 PM   #276
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Got mine today. Seriously nice quality. Will be using it soon.
Me too and for those wondering about a thermowell, going through the stopper doesn't seem practical. I think I'm gonna get a rubber grommit and go through the lid.
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Old 02-21-2013, 02:53 PM   #277
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Has anyone tried to ferment as little as 2 1/2 to 3 gallons in the 30L fermenter? I read somewhere that it's ok to do that in these things. Not what I'd do often but I like to make some test batches in small amounts or beers I'm not crazy about (for others) in small amounts and am curious about the extra headspace.

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Old 02-21-2013, 04:29 PM   #278
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Thanks, I may give this a go soon and I don't secondary but I do have lots of CO2 around.

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Old 02-24-2013, 05:29 PM   #279
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Just got word that Morebeer has the 3.3 gal available so I ordered one. Other sizes all look to still be out of stock.

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Old 02-24-2013, 05:43 PM   #280
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I use the DIY which also has a spigot. I ferment for 3 weeks then bulk prime it and siter gently wait an hour ( while cleaning sanitzing bottles) then bottle.
It works great.

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