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Old 10-18-2012, 06:56 AM   #1
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Default What can I do with this cracked carboy?

I was transporting one of my carboys the other day and when I made it home I noticed this giant crack in the side. It runs though the glass but there aren't any gaps in it. I highly doubt this would hold up to pressure and I'd be willing to bet that water would probably seep through. Is there anything I can do with this? I'm thinking that even if I were to cover up the cracks with some sort of filler to make it water tight the cracks would still be perfect places for bacteria to hide. should I just toss it? Worst thing is, this happened when I was bringing it home after it was autoclaved (a friend works in a lab).

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Old 10-18-2012, 07:06 AM   #2
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Toss it, before you or someone else gets seriously hurt

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Toss it. You will only get wrecked beer and sooner or later it will collapse and flood your place anyway...

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Throw it away.

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Old 10-18-2012, 10:10 AM   #5
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Recycle it.

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use it to keep change in?

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melt it down into the mold of a giant das boot.

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Are you actually asking this question?! That is a brew disaster waiting to happen at best, and a trip to the ER or operating room at worst!

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Seriously throw it out. You're putting yourself at risk for a nasty cut injury by handling it.

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Find a baseball bat and relieve your stress....but be safe!

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