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Old 05-26-2009, 01:13 PM   #1
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I didn't fill my airlocks up half way for my first two batches (currently almost done with primary) What risks have i added for myself?

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Old 05-26-2009, 01:17 PM   #2
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Nothing really. The airlocks are sealed, and you have co2 pushing out, and if you have co2 pushing out, then nothing can get in. A lot of people don't even use airlocks, just a piece of tinfoil, or use a baking pan over the bucket.

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None whatsoever. I often use nothing more than a piece of aluminum foil over the carboy mouth. The positive pressure from the co2 production keeps stuff from getting in, so don't worry.

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Old 05-26-2009, 01:21 PM   #4
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awesome just what i wanted to hear

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