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Old 06-10-2012, 05:04 AM   #1
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Default Blow Off Tube for 6 Gal Better Bottle?

Is there a good cap somewhere for a blowoff tube for a better bottle?

I asked More beer and my LHBS and neither had a decent solution for that.

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Old 06-10-2012, 05:06 AM   #2
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I just use my bung and put a 3/8 hose into the airlock hole. It works great!

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Old 06-10-2012, 05:09 AM   #3
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I don't use caps, I just use a PVC hose 1" ID X 1¼" OD. It fits in snugly,

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Old 06-10-2012, 05:16 AM   #4
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Northern brewer sells one with bung for 6.99, but I don't know how to link internet stuff. Its under brewing equipment/fermenting.

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Old 06-10-2012, 05:20 AM   #5
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I don't know how to link internet stuff.
You copy the URL from your browser when you are viewing the item you want to share, then above the posting text box thre is a small icon of a globe with a link right below the smiley face icon. Click it, paste the URL hit enter... DUN

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Apparently the globe with a link is only below the smiley for a full/advanced post, otherwise its between the "A" with the black line under it and the little icon of a mountain. If you mouse over the globe icon with a chain, it will say: "Insert Link"

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Old 06-10-2012, 05:35 AM   #6
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Thanks for trying to help, but I'm a computer Troglodyte. I'm not even sure what a URL is, or what kind of browser I have......My 12 year old helps me when I'm stuck.


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Old 06-10-2012, 07:24 AM   #7
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I use 1 1/4" water line clear flex tubing for mine. Can get at HD.

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Old 06-10-2012, 10:19 AM   #8
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I drilled out a stopper with a 7/8 bit and use a 1 in hose

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Alright I have a few ideas to try then, thanks for all the replies!

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Old 06-10-2012, 03:07 PM   #10
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I use the base of an airlock and put the hose over the inner core.

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