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Old 02-12-2013, 07:21 PM   #31
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If you read the ad page and the comments just below it, seems like the silicone is very slippery when wet. It says the airlock and the gromment need to be perfectly dry. Unlikielky to stay perfectly dry in a high krausen situation.
And I don't know too many dry sanitizers.
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Old 02-12-2013, 08:07 PM   #32
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This isn't supposed to be a remedy against high krausen anyway... Only a blowoff tube is... Once the hard part is over or for long secondary phases of big beers, that's when it starts to make sense... No more forgetting to refill airlocks...

It's not that hard to use some kind of fishing line knot to keep it in place anyway... One of my carboy has a slightly tighter opening and normal airlocks always seem to want to pop out WHEN WET... ;-) That's what I do...

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Old 02-12-2013, 09:06 PM   #33
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This isn't supposed to be a remedy against high krausen anyway... Only a blowoff tube is... Once the hard part is over or for long secondary phases of big beers, that's when it starts to make sense... No more forgetting to refill airlocks...
Thank you for actually reading my original question. I think this thread has gotten away from me...
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Old 02-12-2013, 10:11 PM   #34
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If you were to start a thread asking if winter tires are good in snow, I'm sure some people would respond not to buy winter tires for summer because they're not as good in hot climates during thunderstorms...

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Heaven forbid someone point out a new product and we don't poke and prod it a little bit.

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I was just wondering if any of you have tried these and what your thoughts are on them. I'm looking for a way to keep my long term brews from pulling in sanitizer every time they see a small temp fluctuation.

http://www.rebelbrewer.com/shoppingcart/products/Silicone-Waterless-Airlock.html

Doesn't make sense to me. I thought silicone was just for boobs
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Heaven forbid someone point out a new product and we don't poke and prod it a little bit.
Was just joking around for fun... ;-)
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Old 02-13-2013, 04:20 AM   #38
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Was just joking around for fun... ;-)
Well, the original post asked for opinions anyhow.
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