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Old 06-26-2008, 11:47 PM   #1
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Default For those who don't like holding their hose

I've grown tired of holding the RV hose to fill my HLT, so a trip to my local hardware store netted me this gadget for about $10 in parts.



Some soft copper pipe, a 3/4" x1/2" Female hose to FIP adapter, a 5/8" x 1/2" Compression to MIP adapter and a garden hose 1/4 turn valve.

Hangs on my HLT so I can fill it with 15 gallons and do stuff without having to hold the hose.

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Old 06-27-2008, 02:43 AM   #2
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Lazy Bastard.
Pretty cool. I like it. for I am a lazy bastard, too!

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Old 06-27-2008, 03:05 AM   #3
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Ahhhh. The water hook.

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Lazy Bastard.
Pretty cool. I like it. for I am a lazy bastard, too!
Ya, it's one thing to put a pot in the sink and turn on the faucet, but when you are outside and waiting to fill up a 15.5 gallon sanke keggle, then that takes time (that could be used doing other things).
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Old 06-27-2008, 12:14 PM   #5
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I've been using a spring clamp.
how can we be lazy if we spend 14 hours out in the garage working on two batches?! We're talking about EFFICIENCY here!

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I like the ingenuity, I've twisted a coat hanger around the hose for a much less elegant solution.

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Edwort, have you timed how long it takes to fill the keggle? Might be some good info to have as you can come back out right as it finishes.

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I actually don't mind holding my hose but, I still try to get my wife to do it as often as I can.

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Simple and effective. On the brewery todo list among getting another RV filter since mine blew out after it "touched" the heating HLT and burst!

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Simple and effective. On the brewery todo list among getting another RV filter since mine blew out after it "touched" the heating HLT and burst!
I keep my filter at the faucet and for $16 I replace it every year.
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