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Old 02-24-2012, 12:42 PM   #1
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Default Screw cap for 6.5 gallon carboy?

Does anyone know where I can get a screw cap for a 6.5 gallon carboy? After searching the web for awhile I found this: http://www.stompthemgrapes.com/Bucke...on_Carboy.html

Apparently they no longer carry this item, but this was the only reference I have found for it. Surely there has to be more out there?

I want to use this cap and then install a hose barb in it to hook up a blow off tube.

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Old 02-24-2012, 12:44 PM   #2
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Subscribed, I'm interested too.

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fwiw, 1" ID vinyl tubing fits tight inside the carboy neck, you don't need any kind of restrictive cap, and you end up with something with a very low probability of clogging...


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Old 02-24-2012, 04:23 PM   #4
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I love my caps. I can put a 1/2 gallon or starsan into my carboys, cap and shake it to sanitize and just leave it there until I need to use it. Seals great and I don't have to deal with annoying stoppers. I got mine from home brew mart in San Diego about 5 years ago. They don't list it on their website any more but you might want to shoot them an email to check.

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Old 02-24-2012, 06:21 PM   #5
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Again fwiw, Universal Carboy Bungs work great and won't accidentally drop inside the carboy.

You can get them solid or drilled. I use the drilled version for fermentation locks, but if I want to "seal and swish" some Star San around inside, or store a carboy between use, I trap a sandwich bag in the neck with the drilled bung. Works just fine...

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Old 02-24-2012, 07:50 PM   #6
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None of the carboys I have seen have threads on them.

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The 6 1/2 carboys do have threads.

I have one cap, but two carboys. I figured that if the OP finds a source, I'd buy another cap. Otherwise, the other suggestions work.

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I sent an email to Stomp Them Grapes asking for a source. I'll update the thread with my findings.

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The only screw on cap I have for my acid carboy came with the carboy in 1966, the year that my carboy was made.

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They say for a 5 gallon, however would they work on a 6.5?

http://www.buckmansinc.com/store/search.aspx?search=cap

http://www.buckmansinc.com/store/Rep...id-O4I_95.aspx

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