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Old 05-07-2010, 02:15 AM   #1
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So I built a mash tun that I wanted to use tomorrow. I tested it today with water and there is a small leak on the outside. A tiny drip maybe once a min. but after an hour or so. What do you think i can seal it with. A friend of mine suggested fish tank sealant. It is usually silicone. If it is good for the fish, is it good for my brew?

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Old 05-07-2010, 03:08 AM   #2
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make sure that your gasket is seated well on the inside of your tun. I personally prefer not to use any sealers inside my vessels, but people have been known to use JB weld and silicone. There have been multiple threads on this.

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