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Old 04-23-2008, 01:04 AM   #1
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Does anyone know if IBC rootbeer bottles are ok for recapping for homebrew? I saw a bunch of em at Sam's the other day for cheap.
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Old 04-23-2008, 01:52 AM   #2
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They'll be fine if they're pop tops. I think IBC bottles are twist off though.

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Old 04-23-2008, 02:02 AM   #3
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They used to be pop tops but that was years ago now that I think of it. I will have to check. Thanks for the reply.

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Old 04-23-2008, 04:40 AM   #4
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I remember them being pop off's myself.... If you find out, let us know.

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I looked at a photo of them on wikipedia, and it looks like they may be difficult to cap unless you have a benchcapper. There's no underside lip for a wing capper to grab onto to pull the cap down onto the bottle. I can't tell if they're twistoffs, though.

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Old 05-15-2008, 04:28 PM   #6
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Just to update IBC bottles are now twist off so no good.

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