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Old 10-23-2012, 06:07 PM   #11
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I use a hockey puck

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Old 10-23-2012, 06:11 PM   #12
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Just what I need - another reason to go to Lowes!

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Old 10-23-2012, 11:04 PM   #13
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after reading this last night, i bought the same right angle 3/4 thread fitting for a whopping 63cents. i have a true brew bottling bucket-... i had to cut the 90deg fitting by about a 1/2". i had to remove the platic nut from the back completely and replaced it w/ the 90deg fitting. i re-used the gaskets.

i took it for a test drive w/ some water-... no leaks, worked as everyone said, and only had about 1/16" of water @ the bottom!

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Old 10-23-2012, 11:21 PM   #14
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You guys with the books and pucks - drop the big loot and buy the damn thing! You will thank me (well, you can actually thank the original poster which I should probably find again and thank!)

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Old 12-09-2012, 10:43 PM   #15
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A 3/4 elbow pipe ran me 79 cents at Ace. Just did a water run in the bottling bucket, all but 1/2 cup came out. Amazing! I told the guy at Ace it was going to change my life.

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Old 12-10-2012, 10:39 AM   #16
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LOL, I usually lean the bucket over and put a couple books under it..........
Same here... It's the only reason I own a phone book
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Old 12-11-2012, 04:15 PM   #17
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I'm actually looking forward to bottling in 2 weeks. New dip tube for the spigot, new sulfiter and bottle tree. If only I could afford a slick bench capper to I'd be in bottling paradise.

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Old 12-12-2012, 12:40 AM   #18
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Man do I wish I would have seen this sooner, very slick! Thank you! I got one that has some molding defects with some pitting in spots, shouldn't be a problem if i soak in Star San though should it?

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Old 12-12-2012, 12:49 AM   #19
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I used the same but went with normal non threaded pipe, then I used a threaded street adapter screwed to the spigot to connect the 90 to. I was concerned about the threads holding nasties.

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Old 12-12-2012, 02:10 AM   #20
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Pretty sweet idea. Thanks for posting!

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